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Mr. John Reinheart, a noted opera figure from California, came into our school to help students understand the historical importance and cultural benefits of opera.  Students found it to be an interesting medium which allowed them to role play.  Some students decided to research French opera.

French Opera

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Students will reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of art works.  Students will be able to:

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3. Attend exhibitions and performances.

John Reinhardt of Pocket Opera Players from California gave students a workshop on the opera.  Later he performed "Amadeus".    The result was a PowerPoint presentation  that was staged by  two students, performed in class with parents in attendance.

Students and teachers were involved in John Reinhearts's play Amadeus. 

Students are asked to perform while Mr. Reinheart sings.