ETSU's Office of Professional Development is scheduling a six-day tour of arts events in Washington, D.C., for May 13-18, 2013. This class is a six-day whirlwind of arts entertainment led by ETSU's Dr. Mary Dave Blackman, from the department of music; the tentative schedule of evening events (contingent upon ticket availability) includes:
chamber ensembles Apollo Ensemble and Dawn Upshaw with Crash Ensemble at Kennedy Center
a production of Twelfth Night in the charming Elizatethan Theater at the Folger Shakespeare Library
the ballet Peter and the Wolf, performed by the Washington National Ballet Company
a jazz concert at the American Art Museum
the Spooky Action Theater's production of the play Candide
The National Symphony Orchestra's Pops Concert, "The Wizard and I: The Musical Journey of Stephen Schwartz," which elebrates the 19th anniversary of the hit musical Wicked.
During the day, participants will explore the National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian art museums. Housing and a full breakfast on the lovely campus of American University are included in the tour cost. A metro pass, also included, will allow easy daily access to the Smithsonian museums, monuments, and other sites of interest in downtown Washington.
The class is available, both as a credit and non-credit option.
The total cost is $650, with a $250 deposit due upon registration. Deadline for registration will be March 20, 2013. Payments of $200.00 will be due on March 29 and April 30. Usual registration fees for the credit option will be required.
Please call 800-222-3878 to register or go to www.etsu.edu/professionaldevelopment to register online.
Meet at 8:00 a.m. at Mathis Hall on ETSU Campus to depart.