Mar 02, 2023
This Month at Wolf Trap: March 2023
Expand your horizons this spring with 17 performances that are sure to inspire your future trips around the country and world. Even if you can’t actually travel, you can still explore new areas and cultures with shows at The Barns. There’s plenty of Irish music in store for those who wish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all month long. Hear the sound of flamenco in...
Mar 01, 2023
Making the Time that Matters, Matter
Advice on Cultivating a Successful Internship Every year, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts’ nationally recognized Internship and Apprenticeship Program employs dozens of young professionals looking to gain a competitive edge in their prospective careers. Paid positions─offered seasonally in the spring, summer, and fall─span a wide range of concentrations including communications and marketing, development, education, human resources, information technology, ticket services, stage management, and...
Feb 15, 2023
Expanding Education in Virginia
When Fairfax County first grade teacher Kristin McClure first entered the field, she chose early childhood education because of the important role that high quality early learning plays in academic success. Today, McClure is an active participant with Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts’ classroom residency program, where she works closely with Wolf Trap Teaching Artists to adopt arts-integrated classroom techniques aligned...
Feb 02, 2023
District of Raga Returns to Wolf Trap
The Barns’ spring 2023 season welcomes back the collaboration of Wolf Trap and District of Raga! This captivating series features four more dynamic performances celebrating the musical and cultural influences of South Asian artists in the US. Ahead of the upcoming February 25 performance of Rachna Nivas’ Unedited: Kathak Indian Classical Dance, Wolf Trap sat down with District of Raga founder Nistha Raj to discuss...
Jan 20, 2023
This Month at Wolf Trap: February 2023
February may be the shortest month of the year but there’s no shortage of exciting performances and entertainment coming to The Barns. From pop and rock to comedy and jazz, there’s something for everyone in February. Check out what’s in store: February 2: Joe Pug Local artist alert! DMV native Joe Pug, known for his lyrical cleverness and plaintive harmonica stylings, makes his Wolf Trap...
Dec 19, 2022
10 New Year’s Resolutions for Live Performance Lovers
With such a jam-packed year full of great concert experiences, it’s almost hard to believe 2023 is already upon us. To make the most of the new year, here’s a music-inspired resolution list fit for any live performance enthusiast. Use these ideas to create your own resolutions, and let us know which ones you’ll adopt! Start a “Playlist of the Month” Club For those who...
Dec 07, 2022
Ring In the Holidays with Music
If it seems like every musician and their friends have released holiday music, that’s probably correct. The upside of it: no matter what your taste is, there’s sure to be a sub-genre of festive tunes for you. Read on to expand your holiday music horizons and discover (or be reminded of) celebratory songs from some of your favorite Wolf Trap artists. Soul Meets Santa There’s...
Nov 28, 2022
This Month at Wolf Trap: December 2022 + January 2023
As the weather turns chilly and the new year approaches, The Barns continues its lineup of phenomenal artists. If you’re planning to host guests this holiday season and early 2023, bring them along to experience the magic of this intimate venue. December 1: John Lloyd Young What better way to usher in the month of December than a night of holiday favorites? Celebrate the festive...
Nov 08, 2022
A Day in the Life of The Barns
Long before the lights dim and a hush comes over the audience, The Barns’ nearly 300-year-old timber walls are infused with life. From backstage setup and soundchecks to food preparation and usher briefings, it takes a small army to get each artist and the space ready for a performance. Take a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of The Barns. 9 AM: Wolf...
Nov 01, 2022
This Month at Wolf Trap: November 2022
As the temperatures fall this autumn, there’s no better way to warm up than with an exciting indoor concert at The Barns! From Brazilian jazz and singer/songwriters to Grateful Dead piano covers and Mozart, check out what’s next in our concert line-up for November. November 4: Stephen Kellogg Singer/songwriter Stephen Kellogg is a storyteller at heart. He’s presented a TEDx talk and released a book...