NOW BOOKING FOR THE
March/April 2012 TOUR
PLEASE CALL (803) 237-1849
for booking information
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Fine Furniture Restoration Center
4100 W. Beltline Blvd.,
Columbia, SC 29204
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3214 Devine Street,
Columbia, SC 29205
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2744 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29204
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you for a great performance. The students I teach are four year olds that are
all at risk and do not get to enjoy the arts therefore, this was a delightful
treat for them and myself.”
Mitch Hines K4
teacher Spartanburg District 7 October 2005
“It was our greatest
pleasure to have The Telephone performance for the
student body. The cast and musicians were excellent and
professional... Several young people have mentioned their
interest in the performing arts after the production. It was
truly an enlightening, educational while simultaneously
Chris Todd, Art Teacher
Junior High, Inman, SC.
October 16, 2001
“The students were both delighted
and stimulated by what I am sure for nearly all of them was
their first introduction to opera. This educational
introduction to opera will be something...our students will
benefit from the rest of their lives.”
Augusta Circle Elem School, Greenville, SC.
To experience live
musical theatre and develop analytical skills
“I really enjoyed the performance...I loved how you sang opera
in French, Italilian (sic), and in English. They were very
“Character in Song”
Katie Stokes, 6th grade
Beech Springs Intermediate School
in venues all
over South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia - including
performances with the Augusta Symphony Orchestra.
PLUS young people and those
young in heart have attended a performance since 1993.
61 YOUNG SINGERS
from South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Louisiana, Virginia,
District of Columbia, Maryland, Mississippi, Florida, Michigan, Illinois,
Wisconsin, Indiana, Pennsylvania, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Texas,
New York, Vermont and Colorado.
With a lot of help including ...
Patrons from 27 states and 6 countries who believe in
State and local government SC Arts
Commission & Richland County Council Discretionary Fund
Foundations such as The Lipscomb Family Foundation, The Fat Cat Foundation and
The Central Carolina Community Foundation, Nancy Forsyth Noblin Foundation
Businesses such as BellSouth, Palmetto Paper Products, Leevy Law, Guy White &
Associates, Rice Music House, Colonial Woodworks, Inc.
Volunteer support across the Southeast and the nation.
Cooperation with the Columbia Music Festival Association (CMFA),
Richland County Public Library, McClevey Center for the
Arts (York, SC), Opera Guild of Greater Columbia, Arts Partnership of Spartanburg,
OPAS (Greensboro, GA) United
Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County (NC), Jasper County
Cultural Council, Cultural Council of Richland & Lexington
Counties, Barnwell County Arts Commission, THE LINKS (Gastonia, NC), Opera at USC,
Opera Society of Aiken (Aiken, SC)