Creative Writing Contest for Guilford County Fourth Graders

Greensboro Opera holds a creative writing contest for current Guilford County Fourth Graders every spring. Selected by Greensboro Opera, the story is transformed into a libretto by General and Artistic Director, David Holley and set to music by a UNCG School of Music faculty/artist composer.

Prior Winning Entries

2018: The Showdown by Nevaeh White, Monticello-Brown Summit Elementary School

2017: Finally Me! by Lily Leach, Academy at Lincoln

2016: The Stolen Voice by Jordan Johnson, Florence Elementary

2015: Alone by Elisa Troncoso, Academy at Lincoln

2014: The Alien Invasion by Ansley Tobin, General Greene Elementary School

2013: The Magic of the Golden Hair by Sarah Livingston, Sedgefield Elementary

2012: Jacks Are Wild by Annabel Gigley, Erwin Montessori School

2011: The Fight to be Favorite by Spencer Williams, General Greene Elementary School

2010: Chicks by Emma Younts, Monticello-Brown Summit Elementary School