Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach

 
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    2015 is a Bilingual "The Barber of Seville"!
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate and Institutional Giving Officer
    Portland Opera is proud to be announcing our 2015 POGO Tour: The Barber of Seville.  The first new production in a few years, we have commissioned a truly bilingual production for the 2015 tour. This production will feature the story of The Barber of Seville where our favorite friend, Figaro, will be translating...
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    2014 is wrapped up
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manger
    Another season has come to a close. The sets are put away, the truck returned and our intrepid cast have returned to thier lives.  What did we accomplish?  POGO presented 59 performances of "La Bohème" and Opera Improv featuring five singers, an accompanist, and an adaptable set. Performances took place in...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    POGO is on the road again!
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manager
    Please enjoy this blog posting from our Soprano: Andrea Flores   What a week! In addition to a final dress rehearsal and two performances of La Bohème, we managed to squeeze in Opera Improv rehearsals (yes, a very busy week, but fun nonetheless). Our first performance took place at Tualitin High School,...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach has received 1 donation
    • 9 months ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Rehearsals are Right Around the Corner!
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manager, Portland Opera
    With the New Year coming, that means we will have singers in the building shortly. The set has been assembled and is getting the final brush up for La Boheme before rehearsals start and the show goes on the road. There is a great deal of energy that happens prior to the show even entering rehearsal. I thought this...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Announcing La Boheme!
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manager
    Back by popular demand is Portland Opera To Go's production of La Boheme! This production is a wonderful adaptation of the Puccini opera that follows the lives of our bohemians. The story that inspired the hit musical Rent, La Boheme is a production that is aimed at slightly older students in the 7-12...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Looking on to 2014!
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manager
    The summer has come. The truck has been returned. The singers are off doing other gigs. This is POGO in the summer. Quiet, but that's relative. Our Education and Outreach Coordinator, Alexis Hamilton is hard at work booking for next season. We will have a few return engagements. We always do. However, of the 18,157 we...
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    And that's a WRAP!
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manager
    Portland Opera To Go has finished another wonderful tour. This year's The Magic Flute, by Mozart, was a wonderful success. Our intrepid band of musicians toured all over Oregon, and Soutwest Washington, from coast to coast and from North to South. We were everywhere from Vancouver, WA to Klamath Falls, OR, we were on the...
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach has made updates to their project page.
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Portland Opera To Go is at it again!
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manager
    The tour has begun. January 14, 2013 our intrepid singers have departed on their tour. Criss-crossing the state of Oregon and into SW Washington, our tour will reach all over the state and should reach about 20,000 during their travels. We have a wonderful production of THE MAGIC FLUTE this year that was adapted by the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Portland Opera To Go! Fundraiser a success!
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manager
    The benefit was a huge success! Portland Opera does a one-night concert each year. We call it our Big Night Concert and Street Fair. This season, it was on September 22, 2012. The festivities started at 5:00pm and we were going until 11:00pm! It is in support of our Portland Opera To Go program. This season, the amount...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    2012 wrap up, and 2013 Booking
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manager
    "I learned that putting people in fire places are bad." - Kether, after watching the 2012 POGO Tour of Hansel and Gretel. Summer has arrived. While the kids are out enjoying the summer months and the sun, we are wrapping up the 2012 tour and booking the 2013 tour! The tour in 2012 saw over 15,000 bright smiling faces. Many...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Hansel and Gretel have made it home!
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manager
    “Seriously, it was fabulous. The program was designed for children, so they had their own seating area right up front, while we sat towards the back. The woman who led the program was entertaining and taught the children appropriate opera behavior….The performance was great…and my two busy, noisy boys...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Portland Opera To Go! is on the road
    By - Scot Burckhardt - Corporate Giving Manager
    As of February 16, 2012, Portland Opera To Go (POGO) has toured all over the stage of Oregon and SW Washington.  POGO has performed 10 public performances, many of them free of charge with our partner, McMenamins Pubs around the area, and 25 locations around the state of Oregon and SW Washington. Our little yellow...
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Portland Opera To Go!
    By - Peter J. Bilotta - Director of Communications & Development
    Portland Opera to Go (POGO) brings the power and joy of opera, along with in-school artist residencies, to young people across Oregon during a 10-13 week winter tour.   As an extension of our mission to “celebrate the beauty and breadth of opera,” POGO brings a classic 50-minute English language opera...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Portland Opera To Go August 2011 Report
    By - Jim Cox - Senior Giving Manager
    It's summer, and now is the time we are putting together all the pieces for our 2012 Portland Opera To Go tour.  We will be touring a 50-minute English language version of the romantic-era opera Hansel and Gretel.  Our goal is to tour ten-weeks and reach 17,000 children across the state of Oregon. The...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Portland Opera To Go June Project Report
    By - Jim Cox - Senior Giving Manager
    Portland Opera To Go completed its 2011 winter tour in March 2011.  During the tour, more than 11,000 children in 37 schools across Oregon enjoyed an English-language production of Rossini's Elixir of Love and in-class residencies. Study guides, designed for teachers with little formal arts training, provide approved...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach posted a progress report
    Portland Opera To Go March 2011 Report
    By - Jim Cox - Project Leader
    As of March 17, 2011, Portland Opera To Go has toured across the state of Oregon with a new 50-minute English Language version of Donizetti's comic opera Elixir of Love. Four professional opera singers, a piano accompanist and Portland Opera's manager of education and outreach have touched the lives of more than 15,000...
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Portland Opera To Go Educational Outreach has received 2 donations
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Jim Cox

Portland, OR United States

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