MR. James harp ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF lyric opera baltimore JOINS IRON CROW THEATRE'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NEW APPOINTMENT EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY


BALTIMORE, Maryland - August 1, 2017: Iron Crow Theatre today announced that Mr. James Harp, Artistic Director of the Lyric Opera Baltimore has been elected to Iron Crow Theatre’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. 

Mr. Harp brings an abundance of experience in artistic leadership and programming from one of Baltimore's largest arts organizations having served as Artistic Director of the Lyric Opera Baltimore for many years. Mr. Harp currently oversees all opera activities at the Modell Lyric Theatre and directs a significant lineup of education/outreach programs.  He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Peabody Conservatory of Music and is the Principal Performance Accompanist and Chorus Master for Baltimore Concert Opera, as well as a coach/accompanist with the Wagner Society of Washington, DC. He is an organist for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and Cantor (Organist/Choirmaster) at Baltimore’s historic St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. More information on Mr. James Harp, including a full biography can be found on Iron Crow Theatre’s website at www.ironcrowtheatre.org/harp.

“It is an honor to have such an esteemed member of Baltimore’s artistic community join us,” said Sean Elias, Iron Crow Theatre’s Artistic Director and CEO. “It is such a compliment and a true testament to the professionalism, quality and future success of Iron Crow Theatre. I’m thrilled to welcome him to the Board of Directors and I look forward to working with him closely as we continue to navigate our organizations tremendous phase of growth.”

“The creative spark is perhaps the most propulsive impetus in the universe, expressively communicating the inmost depth of human expression,” said Mr. James Harp. “I’m honored to be a part of Iron Crow Theatre’s mission to promote and nurture the creative spark as seen through the renegade and unorthodox artist, giving voice and opportunity to those who deserve to be revealed, heard, and celebrated.” 

IRON CROW THEATRE is Baltimore’s only award-winning, professional queer theatre; celebrating the renegade and the unorthodox, in all of us. We produce queer theatre for a queer city. Learn more at www.ironcrowtheatre.org.

 

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