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Opera for the Young makes opera accessible to more than 75,000 children annually. OFTY is a leading provider of arts-in-education services in the Midwest, as well as a pre-eminent producer of opera for children in the United States.Winner of the 2003 Marvin Rabin Youth Arts Award, OFTY focuses on arts education (educating children about the value and beauty of the arts) and also arts-in-education (using the arts as a springboard to teach other core curriculum subjects). Opera for the Young brings live, professional opera to elementary school audiences with annual Fall and Spring tours. Students appear onstage in chorus and cameo roles, performing for their peers right alongside OFTY's professional artists. All productions are fully staged, sung in English and adapted especially for kids. OFY also holds an annual set and costume design contest wherein students submit drawings for pre-selected elements of the upcoming production's sets and costumes.
10:00 a.m. Public Gates Open
11:00 a.m. Concert Starts
For more information, call 847.266.5100