A 35 minute musical score that is practical and written to be sung by children from 4th through 8th grades. An accompaniment that can either be played by piano or even using the CD accompaniment which is available.
A soprano role that allows the students to work with and learn from an experienced adult singer.
An important message of peace and tolerance presented in an entertaining fashion.
Many little solos within the opera to allow students to shine! One aria for a student with an especially lovely voice, and one "rap" number for a particularly rambunctious member of the cast!
Songs that are fun for the kids with enough "inside humor" to entertain parents as well!
Students learn about opera by performing in one. The opera also gives ample opportunity for learning about other cultures.
Opportunity to engage the school in class projects about peace. Opportunity to engage the community to support a production of a children's peace opera.
Your production of "The Classroom" will have the support of the composer. Any questions about the music, or suggestions to tailor your production for your school or community's needs will be addressed in friendly, cooperative way, Just email me!