Ars Nova Presents Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah

By Dr. Ginger Beazley Artistic DirectorArs Nova School of the ArtsArs Nova Singers presents excerpts from Felix Mendelssohn’s oratoria, Elijah. One of the more popular oratorios historically Mendelssohn’s collaborated with Julius Schubring, to create the German text telling the Old Testament story of the prophet Elijah. However, in 1845, the composer worked with William Bartholomew, … Continue reading Ars Nova Presents Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah

CINDERELLA

By Susan McCainStage DirectorCinderella Who doesn’t love a good Cinderella story? You know the story of the underdog not expected to succeed but by some miracle exceeds our expectations. We love these stories when it pertains to sports. It’s exciting to root for the team that by all accounts should not win a single game … Continue reading CINDERELLA

Kathleen Buckner-The Magic Of Opera

By Kathleen BucknerDirector of Educational Outreach Ars Nova School of the Arts In the summer before I started high school, I was in my first opera. Ars Nova was holding auditions for the chorus, and I was already interested in taking voice lessons there, so I auditioned and (with a stroke of luck) became a … Continue reading Kathleen Buckner-The Magic Of Opera