Madison’s own Opera for the Young brought the Pirates of Penzance to EAGLE School, but it was EAGLE’s own 4/5 class that supplied most of the Pirates, the Police, and General Stanley’s Daughters!  Our music teachers, Darlene Harper, Katy Ruotti, and Rachel Warrick,  prepared the budding opera stars for the arrival Opera for the Young on January 29th for a musical production that brought laughter and cheers from our students, staff, and a few lucky parents.

Opera for the Young was established in Madison in 1970 by local musicians with a passion for opera and a vision to take professional performance into schools. Over 50 years later, they tour the Midwest bringing more than 200 performances into schools like ours.