National Endowment for the Arts Presents Great American Voices at Malmstrom Air Force Base, October 21
October 21, 2005
Washington, D.C. - The National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with the United States Air Force, presents a performance of opera and musical theater for military personnel at Malmstrom Air Force Base (AFB) in Great Falls, Montana on October 21. The performance is part of the NEA's Great American Voices Military Base Tour: Unforgettable Melodies from Opera & Broadway, which celebrates the best of American arts by bringing professional performances of opera and musical theater to 39 military bases nationwide.
The concert will feature performers from the Rimrock Opera Company of Billings, Montana, who will sing selections from popular operas such as Bizet's Carmen, as well as highlights from classic Broadway musicals including West Side Story and Phantom of the Opera.
Great American Voices Military Base Tour is presented in coordination with the Department of Defense and OPERA America. Great American Voices Military Base Tour is made possible by The Boeing Company.
Rimrock Opera Company performs for Malmstrom Air Force Base
Rimrock Opera Company of Billings, Montana, will perform Great American Voices on October 21 at 7:00 p.m. at Club Malmstrom. This performance is free and open to military personnel at Malmstrom AFB. For more information, call Malmstrom AFB MWR at 406-731-3359.
In addition to the military base tour, the NEA also has produced a compact disc with opera and Broadway excerpts and commentary, to be distributed to audience members and teachers at participating schools. For the latest tour information and sample educational materials, visit www.greatamericanvoices.org.
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