Considering Matthew Shepard

Presented by Arundel Vocal Arts Society (AVAS) and Opera AACC

Dates: May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024 at 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: Anne Arundel Community College
101 College Parkway
Arnold, Maryland
Cost: General Admission $25/ Seniors 60+, Students, Military $15
Contact: (443) 254-1545
Email: [email protected]
Contact Name: Carolyn Sonnen


This oratorio depicts the story of Matthew Shepard, featuring the Arundel Vocal Arts Society, the AACC Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, and Chamber Orchestra under the music direction of JoAnn Kulesza (AVAS) and producer Douglas Byerly (AACC). It honors the memory of a 21-year-old student at the University of Wyoming, Matthew Shepard, who was murdered in 1998 for being gay. Music composed by Craig Hella Johnson.

Join us for two presentations of this production:

  • Friday, May 17, 2024 at 7: 30 PM
  • Sunday, May 19, 2024 at  3 PM


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