Victor Herbert

Opera AACC celebrates a decade of performance, training

Doug Byerly and Joy Greene

As Anne Arundel Community College celebrates its 50th anniversary, Opera AACC marks its own milestone as a company now in its 10th year. Founded by musician Douglas Brandt Byerly as artistic director, Opera AACC provides professional training for young artists and students and quality productions for the community.

Over the past decade, Opera AACC has created many professional-level opera productions designed to be accessible to younger audiences who might be discovering a new art form, while also appealing to more seasoned opera lovers. All AACC Opera productions have always had the additional advantage of being so reasonably priced that anyone can afford tickets at less than...