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INDIANOLA, IOWA

Opera is Alive and Well in Indianola: Behind the Scenes and Two Professional Mainstage Performances

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Program #20661RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Itinerary for Jul 7 — Jul 13, 2013

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Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: 2 lounges available in Picken Hall, 1 which contains a small refrigertor and microwave. Access to a computer with internet and printer is available. Basement of Picken Hall contains a TV lounge and vending machines. Laundry facilities are complimentary.

Contact info:
701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125 USA
phone: 515-961-1428
web: www.simpson.edu/conferences

Room amenities: Each sleeping room includes two single (twin) beds, dresser, desk, chair and closet. Linen is provided.

Facility amenities: Large indoor swimming pool, fitness room, and outdoor tennis courts. Access to campus library and internet. Coffee shop open during daytime hours.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Additional nights before or after may be available. Availability at time of publication was not available.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, July 07 - Arrival/Chamber Music Concert
Afternoon: Arrive 3:30 - 5:00 PM

Dinner: Dinner

Evening: Chamber music concert

Lodging: Simpson College

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: 2 lounges available in Picken Hall, 1 which contains a small refrigertor and microwave. Access to a computer with internet and printer is available. Basement of Picken Hall contains a TV lounge and vending machines. Laundry facilities are complimentary.

Contact info:
701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125 USA
phone: 515-961-1428
web: www.simpson.edu/conferences

Room amenities: Each sleeping room includes two single (twin) beds, dresser, desk, chair and closet. Linen is provided.

Facility amenities: Large indoor swimming pool, fitness room, and outdoor tennis courts. Access to campus library and internet. Coffee shop open during daytime hours.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Additional nights before or after may be available. Availability at time of publication was not available.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, July 08 - Opera Class/Creative Writing & Poetry Class
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet

Morning: Opera is Alive and Well class followed by Creative Writing/Poetry Class

Lunch: Lunch in Pfeiffer Dining Hall

Afternoon: Classroom activity

Dinner: Dinner in Pfeiffer Dining Hall

Evening: Evening lecture

Lodging: Simpson College

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: 2 lounges available in Picken Hall, 1 which contains a small refrigertor and microwave. Access to a computer with internet and printer is available. Basement of Picken Hall contains a TV lounge and vending machines. Laundry facilities are complimentary.

Contact info:
701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125 USA
phone: 515-961-1428
web: www.simpson.edu/conferences

Room amenities: Each sleeping room includes two single (twin) beds, dresser, desk, chair and closet. Linen is provided.

Facility amenities: Large indoor swimming pool, fitness room, and outdoor tennis courts. Access to campus library and internet. Coffee shop open during daytime hours.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Additional nights before or after may be available. Availability at time of publication was not available.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, July 09 - Des Moines Metro Opera Preview and Mainstage Perf...
Des Moines Metro Opera Preview and Mainstage Performance of Strauss' "Elektra". Opera Class and Creative Writing & Poetry Class.

Breakfast: Breakfast in Pfeiffer Dining Hall

Morning: Opera Is Alive and Well class followed by Creative Writing/Poetry Class

Lunch: Lunch in Dining Hall

Afternoon: Apprentice Artist Rehearsal - apprentice artist rehearsal may be rescheduled or cancelled depending on Des Moines Metro Opera schedules.

Dinner: Dinner in Dining Hall

Evening: Des Moines Metro Opera opera preview of Strauss' "Elektra" . The opera preview and main stage performance are included with your tuition. Preview is followed by a mainstage performance of "Elektra".

Lodging: Simpson College

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: 2 lounges available in Picken Hall, 1 which contains a small refrigertor and microwave. Access to a computer with internet and printer is available. Basement of Picken Hall contains a TV lounge and vending machines. Laundry facilities are complimentary.

Contact info:
701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125 USA
phone: 515-961-1428
web: www.simpson.edu/conferences

Room amenities: Each sleeping room includes two single (twin) beds, dresser, desk, chair and closet. Linen is provided.

Facility amenities: Large indoor swimming pool, fitness room, and outdoor tennis courts. Access to campus library and internet. Coffee shop open during daytime hours.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Additional nights before or after may be available. Availability at time of publication was not available.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, July 10 - "Stars of Tomorrow" Apprentice Artist Concert in ...
"Stars of Tomorrow" Apprentice Artist Concert in Des Moines, IA. Opera Class and Creative Writing & Poetry Class

Breakfast: Breakfast in Dining Hall

Morning: Opera is Alive and Well Class and Creative Writing/Poetry Class

Lunch: Lunch in Dining Hall

Afternoon: Free Time

Dinner: Dinner in Dining Hall

Evening: Des Moines Metro Opera presents "Stars of Tomorrow" Apprentice Artist Concert at Sheslow Auditorium on Drake University's campus in Des Moines, IA. Reception with apprentice artists follows concert. Tickets and transportation are included with your tuition.

Lodging: Simpson College

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: 2 lounges available in Picken Hall, 1 which contains a small refrigertor and microwave. Access to a computer with internet and printer is available. Basement of Picken Hall contains a TV lounge and vending machines. Laundry facilities are complimentary.

Contact info:
701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125 USA
phone: 515-961-1428
web: www.simpson.edu/conferences

Room amenities: Each sleeping room includes two single (twin) beds, dresser, desk, chair and closet. Linen is provided.

Facility amenities: Large indoor swimming pool, fitness room, and outdoor tennis courts. Access to campus library and internet. Coffee shop open during daytime hours.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Additional nights before or after may be available. Availability at time of publication was not available.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, July 11 - -Opera preview and Mainstage performance of Gouno...
-Opera preview and Mainstage performance of Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet". -Backstage tour of Des Moines Metro Opera -Opera class andCreative Writing/Poetry Class

Breakfast: Breakfast in Dining Hall

Morning: Opera is Alive and Well Class China: ancient Civilization to Superpower Class

Lunch: Lunch in Dining Hall

Afternoon: Backstage tour of Pote Theatre

Dinner: Dinner in Dining Hall

Evening: Des Moines Metro Opera presents Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet". Opera preview precedes the performance. Mainstage tickets with prime seating are included with your tuition.

Lodging: Simpson College

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Campus/Dorm

Description: 2 lounges available in Picken Hall, 1 which contains a small refrigertor and microwave. Access to a computer with internet and printer is available. Basement of Picken Hall contains a TV lounge and vending machines. Laundry facilities are complimentary.

Contact info:
701 North C St
Indianola, IA 50125 USA
phone: 515-961-1428
web: www.simpson.edu/conferences

Room amenities: Each sleeping room includes two single (twin) beds, dresser, desk, chair and closet. Linen is provided.

Facility amenities: Large indoor swimming pool, fitness room, and outdoor tennis courts. Access to campus library and internet. Coffee shop open during daytime hours.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before:
Additional nights before or after may be available. Availability at time of publication was not available.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Six: Friday, July 12 - Opera Class/ Creative Writing & Poetry Class C...
Breakfast: Breakfast in Dining Hall

Morning: Opera is Alive and Well Class Creative Writing & Poetry Class

Lunch: Lunch in Dining Hall

Dinner: Semi-formal closing banquet will be served in the Matthew Simpson Room

Lodging: Simpson College

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


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Indianola, Iowa
Des Moines, IAFor additional information, visit www.desmoinesia.com
For additional information, visit: www.desmoinesia.com
Indianola Chamber of CommerceFor additional information contact, visit www.indianolachamber.com
For additional information, visit: www.indianolachamber.com

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