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Workshop Recap: Movers & Shakers
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Workshop Recap: Movers & Shakers

On Saturday, November 14, 2015, Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Terlene Terry-Todd held a sold-out professional development workshop for educators called “Movers and Shakers.” This program is a new workshop that first premiered in Singapore in the summer. This session marked the first time that the workshop was held in the U.S.! The program is focused on STEM and includes arts experiences about the sun,...

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16 Nov 2015
Wolf Trap’s Inaugural Chamber Music Artistic Advisor: Jonathan Biss
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Wolf Trap’s Inaugural Chamber Music Artistic Advisor: Jonathan Biss

World-renowned pianist Jonathan Biss is joining Wolf Trap Foundation as its first Chamber Music Artistic Advisor. In addition to his performance schedule, he has spent eight summers at the Marlboro Music Festival, and has written extensively for prestigious media outlets about the composers with whom he shares a stage. A member of the faculty of his alma mater, the Curtis Institute of Music, since 2010,...

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16 Nov 2015
Commitment to Society
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Commitment to Society

Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell recently led a 2-week in-class residency at a preschool in Rajkot, Gujarat in India. During this residency Christina worked with children, ages 3-5, in performing arts integrated sessions while also facilitating quality professional development for their classroom teachers. Read the final blog post in her series below! It seems nearly impossible to summarize everything that I’ve seen and done in the last...

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10 Nov 2015
Growing – India Residency with Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell
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Growing – India Residency with Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell

Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell recently led a 2-week in-class residency at a preschool in Rajkot, Gujarat in India. During this residency Christina worked with children, ages 3-5, in performing arts integrated sessions while also facilitating quality professional development for their classroom teachers. Enjoy a blog post from her series below! There has been a lot of growth at MANJUL Playhouse and Nursery this week....

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05 Nov 2015
The Barns Celebrates 35 Years
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The Barns Celebrates 35 Years

Presenting Extraordinary Artists Under its Rustic Roof Wolf Trap is a foundation for the performing arts—one that supports an inspiring, nurturing, provocative, and enduring environment for artists and audiences. When Wolf Trap founder Catherine Filene Shouse relocated two 18th-century barns from upstate New York to Virginia to serve as a performance space, she strengthened that foundation significantly. In The Barns, artists of every genre perform....

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04 Nov 2015
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The New Menu at The Barns

Fancy flatbreads and craft brews you can bring right to your seats?! Yes please. The Barns menu got a makeover for the 35th anniversary season, and early reviews rave “The Barns at Wolf Trap takes dinner and a show to a whole new level.” Check out some of our favorites (did we mention the peanut butter cup panini?), then taste for yourself at your next...

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23 Oct 2015
A Taste of What’s Coming to The Barns: Part IV
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A Taste of What’s Coming to The Barns: Part IV

For the 4th installment in our series, hear about Jonathan Biss – who will kick off the Chamber Music Season at The Barns! ____ Jonathan Biss Friday, October 23rd at 7:30pm Jonathan Biss is not only the first artist to perform as a part of the Chamber Music at The Barns series this season, but he was actually the inaugural Founder’s Day Celebration artist! A world-renowned...

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23 Oct 2015
A Taste of What’s Coming at The Barns: Part III
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A Taste of What’s Coming at The Barns: Part III

For the 3rd installment in our series, Sara Beesley, Wolf Trap’s Director of Programming, gives us the details on a local, rising country act – and why this show is a must-see! ____ Old Dominion  Thursday, October 22, 7 + 9:30pm This Virginia-rooted, Billboard chart-climbing country band is also making its debut at The Barns. The “Break Up With Him” hitmakers recently announced their tour with...

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20 Oct 2015
Small Miracles – India Residency with Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell
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Small Miracles – India Residency with Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell

Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist Christina Farrell will lead a 2-week in-class residency at a preschool in Rajkot, Gujarat in India. During this residency Christina will engage children, ages 3-5, in performing arts integrated sessions while also facilitating quality professional development for their classroom teachers. Enjoy her first blog post below!  Education is a collection of small miracles. As a Master Teaching Artist for the...

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16 Oct 2015
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