Opera Philadelphia

Opera on the Spot

Explore the imagination and creativity opera offers! These one-time engagements help youth explore the various parts of opera. Ages are listed as recommendations.

Cost: Opera Philadelphia is honored to serve the Philadelphia community. Grant funding will cover the $250 cost for all public/public charter Philadelphia School District schools.

For more information, contact Education Manager Christa Sechlersechler@operaphila.org


PreK - 2nd Grade | Opera Storybook Time  

  • Invite one of our Teaching Artists to come to your classroom and read aage-appropriate book and do a creative activity that dives into the wonderful world of Opera! 


Kindergarten - 4th Grade | Opera in a Trunk  
  • Costumes, props, and songs, OH MY! Students work with a Teaching Artist to create a short opera scene that explores the different parts of an opera! 


5th Grade - 8th Grade | Songwriting 101 
  • Music is a vehicle for expression and lyrics are a powerful way to convey a story.  Students join a Teaching Artist as they explore songwriting through the ages and write a song together.