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Get to Know Wolf Trap Education!
May 18, 2024

Get to Know Wolf Trap Education!

Whether you're a seasoned patron or a first-time visitor, you might not be aware that Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts offers a variety of vibrant educational outreach programs. Through these initiatives, Wolf Trap collaborates with educators, young children, and families to bring joyful, active learning to life through the arts. Get to know us better!...

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"Don Giovanni"- The Wolf Trap Opera Company
May 17, 2024

Behind the Scenes and Across the Aisle: Wolf Trap Opera’s Far-Reaching Influence

Wolf Trap Opera’s (WTO) far-reaching impact on the opera industry is not limited to its impressive roster of alumni singers who remain active on stages across the world—even if the likes of Lawrence Brownlee, Denyce Graves, or Kate Lindsey first spring to mind. The company has also left an indelible mark on figures in high-level administrative and educational positions, several of whom initially trained as performers at WTO but later transitioned to offstage roles through which they are shaping and reimagining the future of this art....

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Catching Up with “Red Yarn”
May 15, 2024

Catching Up with “Red Yarn”

Puppetry and music have gone hand-in-hand in storytelling even before “Sesame Street.” Andy Furgeson takes this medium to a whole new level with his bard-like persona, Red Yarn. In his folk-rock music, whimsical online video content, and boot-stomping live performances, Red Yarn strives to create inclusion and unity for future generations. ...

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A Q&A with Musiquita
May 14, 2024

A Q&A with Musiquita

Spanish and English-speaking music duo Musiquita is fresh on the family music scene with a mission to celebrate diversity and nurture different cultures and languages with their music, performed in both English and Spanish. ...

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Grammy Award Music Educator of the Year Annie Ray Talks Grammys, Grants & Advocacy
May 13, 2024

Grammy Award Music Educator of the Year Annie Ray Talks Grammys, Grants & Advocacy

Annandale High School’s Annie Ray has had a big year. In a little over twelve months, she received a grant from Wolf Trap’s Grants for Performing Arts Teachers for her dream project–a collaboration with DC-based artist and producer Christylez Bacon. She performed with her students on stage at The Barns at Wolf Trap, was honored at the Grammys as Music Educator of the Year, and met one of her idols, singer/songwriter Jacob Collier (along with Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, and SZA). ...

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Opening Acts You Won’t Want to Miss
Apr 15, 2024

Opening Acts You Won’t Want to Miss

Picture this: you’re sipping a refreshing cocktail on the lawn (one you personally prepared and brought into the venue, a perk of being able to BYO everything at Wolf Trap.) You’re making core memories with your closest friends and are excited for an artist you’ve waited for years to hear live....

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Affiliate Spotlight: San Antonio Wolf Trap’s Work with Local “Newcomer” Students
Apr 03, 2024

Affiliate Spotlight: San Antonio Wolf Trap’s Work with Local “Newcomer” Students

Like all of Wolf Trap’s affiliates, San Antonio Wolf Trap, a program of Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, partners with schools and teachers to provide arts-integrated professional development and experiences, and does so in a way that meets the unique needs of its community. Case in point is the affiliate’s recent work with its local immigrant community, through the North East Independent School District (ISD)...

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Four (Plus!) Books to Diversify Your Children’s Book Library
Apr 03, 2024

Four (Plus!) Books to Diversify Your Children’s Book Library

Wolf Trap Education Shines a Light on Native American Voices and Award-Winning Children’s Literature From richly illustrated stories celebrating Mexican freedom fighters to whimsical tales of dragons, the children’s literature world is always introducing fresh titles designed to inspire, educate, and entertain. Focusing on areas of importance as identified by early childhood education partners and current best practices, the professional development (PD) team at Wolf...

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Wolf Trap Welcomes a New Cohort of Teaching Artists
Apr 03, 2024

Wolf Trap Welcomes a New Cohort of Teaching Artists

New Class of Teaching Artists Includes a Celtic and Scottish Highlands Dancer, a “Kindie” Rock Star, a Playwright, and an Inclusion Advocate, Among Others In many ways, Wolf Trap Teaching Artists are the ambassadors for Wolf Trap in the classroom. That is why Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts takes its new artist recruitment so seriously. Its professional development team looks for...

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Springtime Adventures Webinars
Mar 26, 2024

Springtime Adventures Webinars

Join Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Artsfor a free, virtual event: Springtime Adventures: An Imaginary Journey Through the Neighborhood Featuring: Johanna Barbosa, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist and Morgan Sendek, Wolf Trap Teaching Artist Join in for a springtime adventure with Johanna and Morgan, full of drama, movement, and make-believe!  We’ll take a seasonal imaginary journey from one friend’s house to another—interpreting directions...

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Meet the Artists Who Live Out Loud  
Mar 18, 2024

Meet the Artists Who Live Out Loud  

Wolf Trap’s Out & About Festival is a full-day celebration of music, nature, and Pride! Join the party on Saturday, June 22 to experience tasty food, cool libations, fun activities, and exciting performances, all within the beauty of Wolf Trap National Park....

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