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Sixteen St. Croix Central students made their opera debut last week. (front row, from left) Hunter Brady, Owen Schwechler, Brady Williquett, Ryan Christensen, Meghan Weatherly, Brianna Miller, (middle) Parker Standaert, Kelly Moran, Courtney Carlson, Ryan Knapton, Christine Pommerening (back) Liz Doornink, Matthew Lindberg, Isaiah Fieldler, Noah Carlson and Madison Villeneuve and the Opera for the Young performers. Photo by Laura Kruse

Music program helps students learn to love opera

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Typically, L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love), a three-hour Italian opera, would be over the heads of elementary students and even many adults.


However, thanks to modifications by the Madison-based Opera for the Young, St. Croix Central Elementary students saw and understood the plot of the famous opera on Wednesday, March 25.

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