University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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The Wheeler Wildcats 1st Grade Opera Stars


Opening Minds through the Arts in Tucson Unified School District is an arts integration program that uses the different art forms to teach the tested core curriculum. In the opera portion of the program, teaching artists use music and theater to teach language arts skills to first-grade students. As a part of the program, all first-grade students are taught to understand story elements, how to create lyrics and compose original music in order to share a story with an audience through the art form of opera.


Scheduled events:
The Wheeler Wildcats Opera Stars: The Granjeros and the Hikers
First Graders from Wheeler Elementary School, TUSD, will perform the opera they created through the OMA program.

Children's Entertainment & Storytelling Stage (Seats 164)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 11:00 am - 11:40 pm
Children / Teens

Panelist: The Stars
Moderator: Pamela Clarridge

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company

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