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Summer fun 2012 starts at Wolf Trap

Megan Lin, Staff Writer

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The smell of fresh grass mingles with the rustle of sundresses, beautiful lyrics and notes which float through the sweet summer air.

A night under the stars as the sun sets over Wolf Trap National Park for the Per­forming Arts is truly “where the arts come out to play”. Each summer Wolf Trap offers affordable concerts featuring a wide vari­ety of music from classical composers like Beethoven to country singers like Martina McBride. This summer Wolf Trap has ampli­fied their concert schedule with artists such as, Demi Lovato and Hot Chelle Rae, Count­ing Crows, Colbie Calliat, Train and many other currently popular modern artists.

Many students such as sophomores Ben Taitano and Katie Sisson have been to a con­cert at Wolf Trap and both said they enjoyed the experience.

“My favorite part was that it was basical­ly an outdoor theatre and we weren’t totally inside,” Taitano said. “The experience was good enough to provide sufficient entertain­ment for the low ticket price.”

As for recommendations and tips for any summer Wolf Trap concert go-ers, both Sis­son and Taitano stress the importance of seat selection. Sisson recommends purchasing lawn tickets so you can pack a picnic.

Taitano said, “I would get the best seats because there are those nosebleed seats where you can see everything, except for the front.”

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Bravely Speaking to the Robinson Community
Summer fun 2012 starts at Wolf Trap