OPERAcraft featured in The Washington Post

"Seasoned Minecraft players know that, with serious dedication, they can craft all kinds of cool things in this game, like portals to the netherworld or full-sized models of the Enterprise-D. But what about a brand-new opera? That's an ambitious project under construction at Virginia Tech University, where the school's music department has recruited eight high-schoolers to plot, write and build a Minecraft set for an opera to debut this December. Students are building a massive set for "OperaCraft" in the sandbox building game, and will use their Minecraft avatars to act out the opera's major roles. Voice students from the school's music department, meanwhile, will lend their voices to the project, which is set to Mozart pieces." - The Washington Post

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Monday, September 16, 2013