Category Archives: PRESS

December 01

POSH KIDS MAGAZINE

Posh_Kids_Magazine_Layla_Felder_s_Cover_Issue_12 Pages 28-41

October 23

STUDIO NOIZE PODCAST INTERVIEW

Creative Conversations with Creative People in Creative Spaces As an artist we have conversations with all kinds of creative people all the time. We love visiting other artist studios, going to shows and talking with people about their processes and their lives. Jamaal wanted to start to capture these conversations and share them with the […]

October 05

KAOP SIRIUS XM MET OPERA RADIO INTERVIEW WITH MARY JO HEATH

A dream come true!  I was asked to appear on Met Opera Radio and be interviewed by Mary Jo Heath!  I’ve listened to Mary Jo Heath for years in our car on the way to and from school and to all my activities, and I cannot. believe she interviewed me for Sirius XM!!  Definitely another […]

May 27

KAOP TIMES: 6TH ANNUAL RING CYCLE ENDURANCE WALK NEWSLETTER MAY 2018

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May 24

KAOP PHILANTHROPY AWARD WINNER

It was nice to be recognized out of all my 8th grade classmates by my school for my work with KAOP. POSSE VIDEO:  

April 16

Johns Hopkins CTY AWARD

March 09

360 DEGREES OF OPERA INTERVIEW

360 Degrees of Opera is a new project looking to bring to light all aspects of the art form, especially those that get lost in the background.   The idea originated as I was listening to highlights of the Wagner Ring Cycle at Carnegie Hall.  I was transported and really let my mind wander and […]

March 02

JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY

The Junior Mensa Honor Society (JMHS) is open to Young Mensans in grades 5–9. The ideals of the Mensa Honor Society are integrity, intellectual curiosity, academic commitment and service. In keeping with the purposes of Mensa, the objectives of the Mensa Honor Society are to: Recognize the achievements of Young Mensans who take active roles […]

January 22

THE EVERYDAY LEMONADE INTERVIEW

LINK TO ARTICLE: https://www.theeverydaylemonade.com/blog/14-year-old-opera-enthusiast-layla-felder POSSE PHOTOS: (clips of article- not the complete article)

January 12

MEETING WITH MET OPERA EDUCATION DEPARTMENT: HD LIVE IN SCHOOLS PROGRAM

The Metropolitan Opera is committed to deepening student experiences with opera through access to our world-class productions, both in New York City and in schools across the country. Since its inception, the Met’s HD Live in Schoolsprogram has enriched the lives of nearly 115,000 students and teachers in New York City and across the United […]

January 10

SOTHEBY’S AUCTION HOUSE VISIT

I have been to many many museums around the world, and many galleries too, but I have never been to an auction house.  I got to go behind the scenes at Sotheby’s to learn about their various businesses, walk the exhibition spaces both open to the public and not, and meet some of the management […]

May 18

“FINDING YOUR PASSION” PRESENTATION TO COCA-COLA GLOBAL INTEGRATED MARKETING

Global Marketing Executives at The Coca-Cola Company contacted me to ask if I could come to the Coca-Cola Headquarters and address  the Global Integrated Marketing Group on their Monthly Videoconference Call with 50-100 attendees.  Each call features one person to the team.  Though I am younger than the Millennials, I am part of Generation Z and a digital […]

May 17

DUKE TIP 7TH GRADE TALENT SEARCH STATE RECOGNITION CEREMONY

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @10AM Townsend Center For The Performing Arts University of West Georgia Carrolton, Georgia One of the 7th Grade Talent Search’s most important benefits is recognition. We celebrate academic achievement at a time in life when it’s essential to foster a love of learning and teach students to take pride in their […]

May 07

#LAST NIGHT AT THE MET

Best dressed list at The Met Opera 50th Anniversary Gala!

April 26

ARTS ATL ARTICLE

ArtsATL is a non-profit organization that promotes a healthy and vibrant arts community in metro Atlanta. We do this by providing a combination of thoughtful, critical analysis, news resources, commentary, programming and in-depth features of the city’s vibrant arts scene across all disciplines – visual art, design, music, dance, theater, books and film. TEXT: Courtesy of […]

January 20

FINDING YOUR PASSION PRESENTATION

Mr. Simons and Mr. Gillett wanted me to share my AT&T video with my classmates.  Instead of showing the video, I spoke to my classmates about Finding Your Passion which is the theme of our 7th Grade Year.  Since I was lucky enough to find my passion when I was so young and have been […]

January 20

FINDING AND PURSUING YOUR PASSION

January 06

THE REPORTER 2ND ANNUAL: 20 UNDER 20 – LOCAL STUDENTS MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES- JANUARY 2017

Meet Reporter Newspapers’ second annual group of 20 Under 20 honorees. We asked public and private schools, service organizations and members of the general public to nominate students who are younger than 20 and who have been active volunteers in their communities. Here are our selections of 20 special young people who are doing much […]

November 30

AT&T THE BRIDGE: GENERATION NEXT: LAYLA FELDER FOUNDER OF KAOPWEB.COM

Layla Felder is your typical pre-teen—except for her passionate love for opera and art. Through the website, KAOPweb.com, she’s raised funds to bring opera to thousands of public school kids across the country. Here’s her story   – See more at: http://thebridge.att.net/Lifestyle/article/generation-next-felder.html#sthash.K5ZMuU4H.dpuf     POSSE PHOTOS: BEHIND THE SCENES

September 29

ETRO PARTNERSHIP FOR AT&T INTERVIEW

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July 22

METROPOLITAN OPERA YOUNG AUDIENCE ONLINE MARKETING

The Met asked me to write a statement about why I love the opera at the Met?  I couldn’t possibly just write one sentence- so they had to edit.  I didn’t know how it was going to be used and I so surprised to see my love for The Met on Twitter!!

April 19

ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION- THIS LIFE WITH GRACIE

This Life With Gracie: Meet Layla, the Metropolitan Opera’s youngest ambassador Atlanta Journal Constitution Living Section This Life With Gracie: Meet Layla, the Metropolitan Opera’s youngest ambassador Atlanta Journal Constitution Online Issue http://www.myajc.com/news/lifestyles/meet-layla-the-metropolitan-operas-youngest-ambass/nq7RB/

August 02

ATLANTA INTOWN KOHL’S SCHOLARSHIP REGIONAL WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

August 2015, Atlanta INtown by Atlanta INtown

August 02

2015 KOHL’S CARES REGIONAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

2015 Kohl’s Cares Regional Scholarship Winner  https://kohls.scholarshipamerica.org/winners.php

July 24

ASSOCIATED PRESS INTERVIEW OF LAYLA AT THE FRIDA KAHLO EXHIBITION IN MEXICO CITY

Exposición de cartas presenta una Frida Kahlo íntima http://tucson.com/laestrella/gente/exposici-n-de-cartas-presenta-una-frida-kahlo-ntima/article_e4d4853c-3234-11e5-bbee-8ffe2f947300.html Abre exposición de las cartas de Frida Kahlo | El Universal http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/articulo/cultura/artes-visuales/2015/07/24/abre-exposicion-de-las-cartas-de-frida-kahlo Layla Felder, una admiradora de Frida Kahlo originaria de Estados Unidos, visita la exposición “Ecos de tinta y papel. De la intimidad de Frida Kahlo” en el Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida […]

April 02

THE PATCH – OPERA FLOURISHES ANEW IN ATLANTA AS STUDENTS’ INTEREST BLOSSOMS

Buckhead Patch Opera Flourishes Anew in Atlanta as students’ interest blossoms A story about Atlanta Public Schools music education and the Opera Posse By Frank Ranew April 2, 2015 http://patch.com/georgia/buckhead/opera-flourishes-anew-atlanta-students-interest-blossoms-0   Virginia Highland-Druid Hills Patch Opera Flourishes Anew in Atlanta as students’ interest blossoms A story about Atlanta Public Schools music education and the Opera Posse […]

March 01

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HD LIVE IN SCHOOLS PROGRAM MAILING SPRING 2014

  The Metropolitan HD Live in Schools Program Mailing Spring 2014 Story about the Kids Opera & Art Posse with photos in the Met Opera Costume Shop during the Spring 2014 Opera Trip to see Rusalka Metropolitan Opera HD Live in Schools Program Brochure 2014

April 01

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA APRIL 2013 PLAYBILL

The Metropolitan Opera April 2013 Playbill page 16: Feature of The Kids Opera & Art Posse The Metropolitan Opera April 2013 Playbill page 16

March 01

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HD LIVE IN SCHOOLS PROGRAM MAILING SPRING 2013

The Metropolitan Opera HD Live in Schools Program Mailing Spring 2013 Insert story about Layla with excerpt of her letter to Peter Gelb on the reverse Metropolitan Opera HD Live in Schools Program Spring 2013 Fundraising Mailing Metropolitan Opera HD Live in Schools Program Spring 2013 Fundraising Mailing Reverse