Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts: Classroom Residency Opportunity

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Attention pre-K through first-grade teachers: Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts is once again offering an opportunity to participate in a 5-session classroom residency, either in-person or virtual, the week of December 5-9. Wolf Trap classroom residencies are creative partnerships between “Teaching Artists” (musicians, dancers, actors and puppeteers) and early childhood educators as they collaborate in using the performing arts to engage children, enrich their learning, and reinforce curriculum. Interested teachers: Please sign up by October 7. Continue reading

You’re Invited to Join the Albemarle County Concert Band!

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Calling all musicians! The Albemarle County Concert Band is open to people of all ability levels and performance experiences who are interested in playing in a concert band and making music together. We rehearse during the school year in the band room at Burley Middle School on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8. If you are interested in joining or would like more information, please contact Jean Flaherty at jflaherty@k12albemarle.org or msflahertyband@hotmail.com.

You’re Invited: Paramount Teacher Reception – Aug. 16

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The Paramount Theater cordially invites you to attend their annual Teacher Reception on Tuesday, August 16, from 4:30 to 6:30 in the evening. Meet and greet fellow educators, preview the 2022-23 arts education season, and learn about using The Paramount Theater as a classroom resource. All ACPS employees are welcome! An RSVP is encouraged: Please RSVP to Cathy von Storch at 434-293-1000 or cathyvonstorch@theparamount.net. Continue reading

Student Art Show Rescheduled for May 20

Due to a forecast of rain, the ACPS Student Art Show has been rescheduled from Friday, May 13, to Friday, May 20. We’re looking forward to sharing the work of our many talented student artists with the community! Until then, we invite you to watch this preview of the video that will be used in this unique, engaging, and larger-than-life show:

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Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts: Classroom Residency Opportunity

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Attention pre-K through first-grade teachers: Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts is offering you an opportunity to participate in a virtual 5-session classroom residency. Wolf Trap classroom residencies are creative partnerships between “Teaching Artists” (musicians, dancers, actors and puppeteers) and early childhood educators as they collaborate in using the performing arts to engage children, enrich their learning, and reinforce curriculum. Continue reading

You’re Invited to Join the Albemarle County Concert Band

Albemarle County Concert Band

Calling all musicians! The Albemarle County Concert Band is open to people of all ability levels and performance experiences who are interested in playing in a concert band and making music together. We rehearse in the band room at Burley Middle School on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8. If you are interested in joining or would like more information, please contact Jean Flaherty.

Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts: Classroom Residency Opportunity

Wolf Trap Logo

Attention pre-K through first-grade teachers: Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts is offering you an opportunity to participate in a virtual 5-session classroom residency. Wolf Trap classroom residencies are creative partnerships between “Teaching Artists” (musicians, dancers, actors and puppeteers) and early childhood educators as they collaborate in using the performing arts to engage children, enrich their learning, and reinforce curriculum. Continue reading

Weekly Professional Learning Series From Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts

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Attention teachers, pre-K through first grade: Check out our new professional development course listings for arts integration! Beginning next week and continuing through May, we will offer weekly learning opportunities from Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artists who specialize in music, movement, drama, or puppetry. These interactive sessions are designed to increase your confidence in using the performing arts to foster children’s cognitive, social/emotional, and physical development. Continue reading

The Paramount Theater Presents Arts Education Virtual Resources

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Dear Educators and Administrators,

As we start this wonderful New Year filled with hope and promise, we feel a deep sense of awe and gratitude for your extraordinary work and dedication during this unprecedented time of teaching and learning. We are thinking of you, your students, and your school communities, and hope this finds you safe and well.

While currently The Paramount cannot welcome our school communities in person to experience live arts education performances, we hold steadfast to our mission and shared belief in the important role the arts play in our lives. Continue reading