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International Opera Singer Carla Dirlikov Visits Students at Lake Forest Elementary School

Friday, November 20, 2015
 
WHO:
Lake Forest Elementary School Students and Staff, School Board Members,
Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, and International Opera Singer Carla Dirlikov

WHAT:
Internationally acclaimed opera singer Carla Dirlikov visits students at Lake Forest
Elementary – a Turnaround Arts School – as part of her commitment to work with students
and teachers. Dirlikov will conduct and guide students on music techniques, while
encouraging them to persevere in their studies and pursue their dreams.

WHERE:
Lake Forest Elementary School
3550 SW 48th Avenue
Pembroke Park, FL 33023

WHEN:
Monday, November 30, 2015
2:15 – 2:45 p.m.  
(Assembly and Media Availability)

WHY:
Lake Forest Elementary is one of only a few schools in the nation, including Bethune
Elementary School and Walker Elementary School in Broward, selected to partner with the
Turnaround Arts initiative awarded by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the
Humanities. As a Turnaround Artist, Carla Dirlikov works directly with students and
teachers at Lake Forest Elementary throughout the school year to support their arts
education and highlight their success.

 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.

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