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Diversita Opera Arts Company is an official 501(c)(3) non profit organization geared towards arts education and diversity. #diversitaoperaarts

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Introducing our distinguished conductor for our Falstaff Concert opera production, Amy Wilson. Order tickets here. http://www.diversitaopera.org/performances.html

Amy Wilson is a conductor living in Atlanta who has conducted orchestras throughout the United States, Mexico, and Europe.  Currently, she is the Music Director of the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra and the Principal Guest Conductor of the Atlanta Musicians Orchestra.  She has upcoming appearances with Atlanta Contemporary Ensemble and Diversitá Opera Arts. 
Amy has appeared as a guest conductor with the Agnes Scott College-Community Orchestra, Atlanta Musicians Orchestra, Yakima Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra, and the Warner Robins Air Force Band.  She has worked with internationally renowned soloists including Kenn Wagner, Christina Smith, and Justin Bruns.  She is collaborating with Julie Coucheron this spring with Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra.  Amy has been on television, radio including WABE, and has had an article written about work with Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra in David magazine.  In 2005, Amy was named the winner of the International Conductors Workshop and Competition. 
Amy has studied with such distinguished conductors as Robert Spano, Adrian Gnam, Gustav Meier, Jesús López-Cobos, Anshel Brusilow, and Wayne Wyman.  She
holds a degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and advanced degrees from the University of North Texas, and Mercer University.  Robert Spano is composing a new work to be premiered by the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra in 2019.
Eldred Marshall, critically-acclaimed pianist, has performed internationally: Spain, Italy, the Republic of San Marino, Belgium, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria, the Ukraine and the People’s Republic of China. He has performed the entire cycle of 32 Piano Sonatas of Beethoven in public, from memory, as a concentrated series, twice: once in Portland in 2007 and in San Francisco in 2008. He followed that project with a full West Coast (US) tour of Bach’s Goldberg Variations in 2008 and 2009. In the 2015-2016 Season, he toured extensively through Texas with two all-Bach piano recital programs, one of which included the Goldberg Variations. In 2018, he toured the United States and China, performing Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, from memory. He has appeared in piano festivals in Italy as well as the United States. Orchestrally, conductors with whom he has collaborated orchestrally include K. C. Manji, Carlo Ponti, Beau Benson, Greg Grabowski, Kevin Torrefiel, Michelle Merrill, Jonathan Moore, Jessica Morel and David Wiley. As an orchestral conductor, Marshall has led several international ensembles: the Ukrainian State Academic Orchestra (Kiev, Ukraine), the Kharkov Youth Symphony (Kharkov, Ukraine), the Pleven Philharmonic Orchestra (Pleven, Bulgaria), the Vidin Philharmonic Orchestra (Vidin, Bulgaria), the Filharmonica Oltenia di Craiova (Craiova, Romania), and the Constanta “Black Sea” Philharmonic Orchestra (Constanta, Romania). In the United States, he has worked as the conductor for the Riverside (CA) Opera Institute’s Children’s Opera Division, and has served as assistant conductor of the Meadows Symphony Orchestra. 
Marshall earned his Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance degree from UNT in 2018. Additionally, he earned three Master of Music degrees from SMU: piano (2011), organ (2012) and orchestral conducting (2013). Institutions at which he has taught include the UNT, SMU, and North Texas Central College. His doctoral dissertation topic was on the art of conducting piano concerti from the piano – performance practice, discipline and whether or not it is “real conducting.”
More information at www.diversitaopera.org
Want more comedy and shade? Come see Falstaff in Concert! Opera comedy with a modern twist!
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Latin Cultural Center
2600 Live Oak Street
Dallas, TX 75204
5:00 PM. We are offering a UNITY discount on tickets for a short time. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/falstaff-concert-tickets-43771450587
Superheroes, animals, and rock stars performing in our fun youth recital! Refreshments following.
Thank you Utley Middle School for having our executive director, Walteria Caldwell, as one of the Career Day speakers. We would also like to send a hearty thanks to the students for their wonderful letters and warm wishes for our upcoming Falstaff performance!
We were featured in The Pollination Project’s article in The Medium. Read up on us and other wonderful nonprofits here. https://medium.com/@pollinationproj/14-examples-of-real-magic-fc6194e0dd6a
Our first concert production of Falstaff! July 21st, 2018 at 5:00 pm  Latin Cultural Center 2600 Live Oak St
Dallas, TX  75204
Yana White, Wei-Shu Tsai, and Meng-Jung Meg Tsai perform in our Beauty of the World concert.
Jazmin Luevano and Lu Herman perform in our Beauty of the World concert.
Snippets from The Messiah Sing Along. What a lovely event!
Walteria Caldwell plays the witch in our Hansel and Gretel For Kids community outreach program at the J Erik Jonsson Library auditorium. Katya Chernaya-Oh is our accompanist. For more information, visit our website at www.diversitaopera.org
Christina Dragoo plays the Sandman/Dew Fairy in our Hansel and Gretel for Kids community outreach. Katya Chernaya-Oh: Accompanist.