OFTY FYI

We say it all the time - opera is the perfect vehicle to ignite excitement for all of the arts, not just singing. One of the most important artforms of opera is costume design. We interviewed Opera for the Young's Resident Costume Designer, Karen Brown-Larimore,...

After an intense couple of years of creative energies swirling, our original opera, “Super Storm!” blew into schools this week! Our Fall Tour “hailed” to areas in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois.  OFTY has received positive feedback from audience members, students, and teachers:“We have brought OFTY...

Rehearsal week for “Super Storm!” is underway! 15 cast members from around the country have blown into Madison to prepare for our 2018-2019 tour.  Since “Super Storm! is an original creation, OFTY has assembled a super team of production artists for this debut tour of...

Every year we meet hundreds of innovative music educators along our tour, and we're excited to introduce you to one of those teachers. Karl Kessler works with students at both Butte des Morts Elementary and Jefferson Elementary in Menasha, WI. We interviewed him at Butte...

Good news! This past weekend we officially completed the recording for the 2018/19 school tour of Super Storm! The recording will be used to create our Tutorial Recording, Full Cast Recording, and our Spanish Supplement (we now offer all of the children's chorus music in Spanish!). This...