Music Moves Us
On Deck at Wolf Trap
Feb 04, 2021

On Deck at Wolf Trap

Visitors to Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts may have noticed some renovations and construction underway. For the past few years, Wolf Trap Foundation has been planning improvements to enhance the Park for patrons and artists, and to improve the Wolf Trap experience for decades to come. Thanks to the generosity of several visionary donors, who have dedicated funds for long-term enhancements at...

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Celebrating Black History Month
Jan 26, 2021

Celebrating Black History Month

Wolf Trap celebrates African American performers in R&B, pop, country, opera, dance—and every genre in between—that have shared their incredible talents with our audiences. Join us in recognizing some of these legendary and iconic Black performers. John Legend John Legend, the first Black man to have achieved EGOT status by winning at least one Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award, is a multi-talented artist with...

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Sharing Love & Knowledge Through Music
Jan 26, 2021

Sharing Love & Knowledge Through Music

What exactly is a “Drumcussionist”? Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist “Uncle Devin” Walker coined the term to describe his joyful flair for combining drums and different percussion instruments—even one’s own body—to take children and their families on a journey through rhythm and music genres....

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New Year’s Resolutions for the Music Lover
Dec 18, 2020

New Year’s Resolutions for the Music Lover

Start an “Album of the Month Club” …Like a book of the month club, but for your ears! Get together virtually with your friends or family and discover new artists and genres. Allow one member to pick the album of the month for your group to listen to and analyze. Better yet, make it a weekly appointment and get to know 52 new artists this...

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Gladys Knight; Pre-show activities and productions shots form Gladys Knight and The O'Jays
Dec 17, 2020

Wolf Trap’s Masked Singers

They sang. They danced. They wore a different kind of mask. In honor of The Masked Singer’s Season 4 finale, take a look back at some of Wolf Trap’s talented performers who have appeared on the wacky and entertaining reality hit! LeAnn Rimes Season 4 winner and acclaimed country singer LeAnn Rimes brought the house down with her rendition of Brandi Carlile’s “The Story” during...

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Foundation Board Dinner, 2017, Food, Table Setting
Dec 16, 2020

New Year, New Beginnings

With 2020 coming to a much-anticipated close, it’s time to reflect on “old acquaintances” and sing along to “Auld Lang Syne.” Whether you’re able to celebrate with a few close loved ones, or are having a quiet evening by yourself, here are some Wolf Trap-inspired ideas to help you settle in for a night of reflection, special treats, and hopeful music. Take a Bite Out...

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Choosing Children’s Books
Dec 10, 2020

Choosing Children’s Books

Who doesn’t love curling up with a good book? At Wolf Trap, the Education team is always on the lookout for great new children’s books. Several times a year, they hold book explorations with Teaching Artists to display the latest finds. So what do Laura Annunziata, Wolf Trap Education’s Assistant Director of Professional Development, and her team look for in quality children’s literature? How to...

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December Virtual Happy Hour Contest Rules
Dec 08, 2020

December Virtual Happy Hour Contest Rules

Contest Rules: SPONSOR. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (“Foundation” or “Sponsor”), 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182. TERM. Sweepstakes begins at 5 pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on Wednesday, December 9 and ends at 9 am ET on Friday, December 11, 2020. (“Sweepstakes Period”) ELIGIBILITY. Wolf Trap Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older...

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A Jolly Wolf Trap Holiday
Dec 04, 2020

A Jolly Wolf Trap Holiday

Happy holidays! It’s the most magical time of the year and although gatherings may look a little different in 2020, it’s still a wonderful season for tasty treats and festive family fun. Gather up your coziest blankets, warmest slippers, and a delicious mug of hot cocoa to sip on as you relax by the fire with these Wolf Trap-inspired holiday ideas. Appetizer: Cranberry Pecan Goat...

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Dancing with the (Wolf Trap) Stars
Nov 16, 2020

Dancing with the (Wolf Trap) Stars

For 15 years, Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) has reignited a love of dance and brought ballroom style choreography to living rooms across the country. From the sexy samba to the passionate paso doble, the reality show has allowed audiences to journey with superstars as they learn about the dedication, passion, and precision necessary to become a professional dancer. In celebration of the reality television...

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Thanksgiving Ideas to Gobble Up
Nov 13, 2020

Thanksgiving Ideas to Gobble Up

Thanksgiving is almost here, and although holiday gatherings will likely be smaller this year, it’s still the season to cozy up around the dinner table and share food and festivities with those who are close. Gobble up these recipes and ideas for your at-home celebration. Appetizer: Savory Pumpkin Hummus It’s ALL about what’s on the table for this fall feast. This quick recipe is perfect for...

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Contest Rules: Cabot Giveaway
Nov 10, 2020

Contest Rules: Cabot Giveaway

Contest Rules: SPONSOR. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (“Foundation” or “Sponsor”), 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182. TERM. Sweepstakes begins at 10 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on Wednesday, December 9 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on Sunday, December 13, 2020. (“Sweepstakes Period”) ELIGIBILITY. Wolf Trap Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia who...

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