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Poetry & Music Project Concert

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Holland Community Opera Fellows perform the words of Nebraska K-12 students, set to music by composers Frances Pollock and Matt Browne.

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The culmination of Opera Omaha’s third annual Poetry & Music Project featuring the premieres of original music with lyrics by Nebraska students performed by the Holland Community Opera Fellows.

Last fall, Opera Omaha and Nebraska Writers Collective invited students from Nebraska and Iowa to submit works of poetry on themes of creativity, community, identity and youth. Composers Matt Browne and Frances Pollock selected poems by nine Nebraska students from across the state be set to original music. These compositions will be performed by Opera Omaha’s Holland Community Opera Fellows in this free concert.

Poets: MaKayla Bemley, Shaye-Maleah Howe, Blakely Kenzy, Nathaniel Kielian, Josiah Lindstrom, Zachary Scott, Breah Steffen, Ava Stewart , and Emmalee Undereiner

Opera Omaha’s Poetry & Music Project is produced in partnership with Nebraska Writers Collective and American Opera Projects.

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