"The Magic Flute" Opera Staged at GPC

05/17/2011
Contact: Rebecca Rakoczy
Phone: 678-891-2691
Fax: 678-891-2966
Author: Rebecca Rakoczy



For Immediate Release



Georgia Perimeter College music faculty members Tamara Watson Harper, Brian Bonin, Patrick Hutchinson and Kathy Farmer hit the stage in Peach State Opera’s production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 19 in the Cole Auditorium of Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston Campus, 555 N. Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston.

With dragons, spirits, enchanted animals, bird-people, an evil queen, a kidnapped princess, a handsome prince –and the magic flute, this fairy tale opera offers something for everyone. The production is a fully staged English language version that runs less than two hours.

The production features two GPC students, Fatimah Mustafaa and James Simpson, as well as former GPC music students Benjamin Durrett-Smith, Ebony Collier, Jeffrey David Gibb, Justin Carr and Damien Rasheed.

Also singing/directing are music faculty from Georgia Southern University, the University of West Georgia, Georgia College and State, Lee University and the University of Tennessee.

Tickets are available at the door or online and are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $10 for students (1 free w/GPC ID). For tickets and more information, go to www.peachstateopera.org

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Georgia Perimeter College, the third largest institution of the University System of Georgia, serves more than 25,000 students through four campuses and several sites in metro Atlanta. For additional information, visit www.gpc.edu.