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Denyce Graves, internationally recognized mezzo-soprano opera singer

Blacktastic Honors Living Legend Denyce Graves: Elevating the Hidden Voices of Black History and Shaping Tomorrow’s Stars

Arts for Learning Maryland is honored to feature Denyce Graves, internationally recognized mezzo-soprano opera singer, as this year’s Blacktastic living legend! While the annual virtual festival traditionally features Black historical figures from days past, Denyce stands out as a musician…

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When teaching artists step inside Maryland classrooms, they open doors to joy, creativity, and discovery.



Here, students connect to academic content through dance, music, storytelling, visual arts, and drama.



And through the arts, educators and school districts unlock the greatness within each child, advancing achievement and supporting authentic social emotional growth.