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CENTRAL CITY OPERA EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS PRESENTS: BUILD AN OPERA WORKSHOP
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June 14, 2012

CENTRAL CITY OPERA EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS PRESENTS: BUILD AN OPERA WORKSHOP

WHO: The Central City Opera presents its annual professional development workshop for teaching artists and educators of all disciplines and grade levels.

WHAT: Master teaching artists from the service organization Opera America will guide attendees through a process that can be replicated and adapted with students of all ages, using opera to enhance core subjects while developing 21st century skills - communication, collaboration and creative thinking.

Participants will learn about Puccini's masterpiece La bohème as an example of a great work, while also gaining practical experience and methods for creating original musical works themselves and with students. Workshop attendees are offered an optional ticket to a performance of La bohème at Central City Opera at a greatly reduced price.

Three Graduate Credits are available through the University of Colorado for a cost of $180.

Workshop Registration Fee: $25
Deadline to register is June 25
(Fees for trainers and space are underwritten by generous foundation donors so that educators may attend at relatively little cost.)

WHEN: Monday through Friday, July 9-13, 2012
8:30am - 5:00pm daily

WHERE: University of Colorado School of Music
Imig Music Building - 18th Street and Euclid, Boulder, CO 80302

WHY: Central City Opera Education and Community Programs provide learning opportunities and meaningful arts experiences for people of all ages throughout the Rocky Mountain region.

Visit www.centralcityopera.org/education for more information and to register for the workshop.

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