OpusYou revitalizes performing arts for at-home audiences, offers music education resources at no cost.
During a time when local events are cancelled and people are encouraged to stay at home, OpusYou is bringing music and the arts into lives through live educational programming.
Premiering on Wednesday, May 20, OpusYou will present online musical programs led by international conductor Scott Ellaway. Entitled Music Lab Wednesdays programs will be delivered at no cost via OpusYou, a world leader in the field of K-12 music education.
Lasting 25 minutes, each program will guide audiences through a musical journey, explored through an immersive virtual performance, followed by a question and answer session with Ellaway and guests. Audience members will be invited to deepen their exploration of music with accompanying online resources.
Programs will be streamed live throughout the summer on Wednesdays at 3pm EST.
OpusYou affords free access to its online media library and dedicated staff so that K-12 music teachers and students may provide educational music experiences at home. OpusYou offers a suite of resources to accompany its cinematic broadcasts, including video content, teacher notes, student-centered interactive activities and course evaluations.
"Artistic performances are a universal experience that offer healing and hope in times of darkness," said Scott Ellaway, Artistic Director. "I'm honored to take performing arts into the digital realm so our communities can continue the appreciation and practice of music – no matter the circumstances."
Scott Ellaway is a representative of a new generation of conductors and music directors tackling the challenges facing musicians in the 21st century. A graduate of the University of Oxford, Ellaway was ranked as one of the UK's Top 10 emerging conducting talent by BBC Music Magazine.