Opera Philadelphia

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Drexel University’s ExCITe Center
3401 Market St #100, Philadelphia, PA 19104

You’re invited to take a deep dive into Opera Philadelphia’s work to make opera more accessible. In partnership with Music: Not Impossible and Art-Reach, Opera Philadelphia has been working towelcome a wider audience, including communities with diverse sensory needs. 

We’ll hear from Veronica Chapman-Smith, Opera Philadelphia’s Vice President of Community Initiatives,about this exciting work and experience a demonstration of the innovative Vibrotextile™ wearable technology from Daniel Belquer, Co-Founder and Chief Vibrations Officer for Music:Not Impossible. Inspired by the deaf community, this technology gives users a unique and nuanced music experience by translating sound onto the skin through vibrations coordinated with the music program. Attendees will experience this groundbreaking technology firsthand while learning more about Daniel’s work and Opera Philadelphia’s upcoming Resonant Philly event. 

Available to Contributor level members ($100) and above. Reservations required. RSVP by Wednesday, June 7th   

To RSVP or become a member, emailmembership@operaphila.org or call Guest Services at 215.732.8400. Not a member? Join onlinetoday! 

Drexel University’s ExCITe Center

Sun, Jun 11 2:00 p.m.

Approximately 1 hour

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