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Charlie Brown – The Fabric Of Our Life

Kevin Mettinger (director), Randi Puckett (music director), and Ceci Dohm (choreographer) have teamed up to lead the Allegro Community Players as it makes its debut with You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Here is a note from Kevin, the director, on Charlie Brown. The more we rehearse “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”, the more we realize that we are living in Charlie Brown’s world more than he lives in ours. A day rarely goes by that I do not come across some reference to the Peanuts in my travels. These little “coincidences” are really a sign of...
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Student Spotlight – Greta Glenn

Allegro: How long have you been taking lessons? Greta: I have been studying guitar for 5 years and voice for 3. Before that I took violin for 5 years. Allegro: How long have you taken lessons Allegro?  Greta: 10 years Allegro: What are you studying? Greta: Guitar and voice Allegro: Who is your instructor?  Greta: Sam Yoder and Hannah Butler Allegro: What is your favorite thing about lessons?  Greta: I love how the teachers encourage me to make the music my own and challenge me to do harder things. And they make me laugh a lot. My lessons are...
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Creating and Expressing Through Music

Bob Swift Creating and expressing through music Bob Swift, known as ‘Mr. Bob’ to his students, an instructor at Allegro Community School of the Arts, has a passion for music. The experience of creating (composing) and expressing (interpreting) the art has always been his favorite part of this industry. “After years of supervising large, complex music departments, I am enjoying the luxury of private teaching at Allegro, perfecting my pedagogic skills to engage others in the joys of ‘making music’,” he explained. Swift moved to Warrenton in July 2015 and soon after he began teaching at Allegro in...
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Donna Britton Bukevicz

We’re excited to introduce Donna Britton Bukevicz to the Allegro staff. She has been in the lives of our Executive Director, Sam Yoder and wife Lachelle for the past 15 years. They are so excited to be working together again! This fall she will be teaching Songwriting, Performance, and leading the Allegro Certified Performers program. So, here’s a bit about Donna. How long have you been working for Allegro?  January, 2016 How long have you been in the teaching performing arts/graphic arts?  I have been performing my “art” since I was 15 years old when I joined a...
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3rd Annual Broadway Camp

It’s time for Allegro’s 3rd annual Broadway Camp experience! And all of us here at Allegro are excited! We invite you to join us for another great camp experience! Please mark your calendars for camp: July 11-29 (9am-4pm) with performances on July 30 & 31. Camp is open to children ages 6 – 18. Call or email Lachelle at Allegro (540-349-5088 – Lachelle@AllegroCSA.org) today to schedule your audition.   As the Allegro Theatre Department grows, we remain committed to providing a professional quality camp for as many campers as possible! By partnering with business sponsors, we’ve been able to bring Broadway...
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