Help Morning Brown draw the circle wide!

Your gift supports live performances and music enrichment programs for elementary and secondary students, roundtable discussions for high school students, workshops, masterclasses, and mentoring for emerging professional singers, where resources for outreach events and representative role models are not plentiful.

Book a Morning Brown Program

One of the most effective and rewarding ways to support Morning Brown is by booking one of our programs for a school or organization in your area. Reach out, and we will work with you to create a memorable and impactful event tailored to your school, community, or audience.


Morning Brown's ongoing outreach proudly includes 64 collaborators in 20 states, resulting in:

  • Reach of 5000+ individual elementary/secondary public and private school students
  • Reach of 1000+ individual university and college students
  • Presentations at 19 major universities for performances and masterclasses
  • Presentations with 25 opera companies, symphonies, and cultural nonprofits
  • Awarded multiple grants to create educational video and classroom curricula and present live shows for elementary to university-aged students from The Indianapolis Foundation, Glick Philanthropies, and CREATE Indy

Our Collaborators:

Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo and Buffalo Public Schools, New York Foundation Academy Charter School, Trenton, New Jersey
Indianapolis Public Schools, Indiana
Indianapolis Opera, Indiana
Lyric Opera of Chicago – Lyric Unlimited, Chicago, Illinois
Georgia State University Harrower Opera Program, Atlanta, Georgia
The Atlanta Opera, Georgia
Fayetteville State University and Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, North Carolina Portland Summerfest, Oregon
Columbus Arts Council, Mississippi
Opera Theatre of St. Louis Young Artists Program, Missouri
Asheville Symphony Orchestra, North Carolina
High Hodgson School of Music at The University of Georgia, Athens
Morgan State University, Maryland
Mercer University and Alexander II Elementary School, Macon, Georgia
Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey
Indiana University, Bloomington
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Illinois Central College and First United Methodist Church, Peoria
Cheyney University, Pennsylvania
University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Gardner Webb University, South Carolina
Delaware State University, Dover
National YoungArts Foundation, Miami, Florida
Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts, Baltimore, Maryland
Eskenazi Hospital Concert Series, Indianapolis, Indiana
Mickey’s Camp, Indiana
Sun Valley Writers’ Conference, Idaho
The Walker Theater, Indianapolis, Indiana
Huntsville Chamber Music Guild and Ars Nova Music School, Alabama
Lu Vason Presents and Newman Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, Colorado
Marilyn K. Glick Propylaeum, Indianapolis, Indiana
Indiana Fashion Week – Youth Design Challenge and Making It IN Design, Indianapolis
Clarkesville Community Concert Association and Austin Peay State University, Tennessee
Clayton State University, Georgia
Spelman College, Georgia
Children’s Bureau of Indianapolis, Indiana
Seattle Opera, Washington
Cincinnati Opera, Ohio
Opera Birmingham, Alabama
Florida Grand Opera, Miami
Elon University, North Carolina
National Association of Teachers of Singing, Eastern Region
Student National Association of Teachers of Singing, Indiana University, Indiana
Boulder Philharmonic, Colorado
Tyler Technologies Corporation, Indianapolis
CREATE Indy Grant, Indianapolis
Classical Music Indy, Indianapolis
University of Denver, Colorado
Peabody Conservatory Sylvia Green Vocal Competition, Maryland
Girls Empowerment, Indiana
Girls STEM Virtual Summer Camp, Indianapolis
Arts for Learning, Indianapolis
The Orchard School, Indianapolis
Lebanon High School Choral Program, Indiana
Freedom School of the Children's Defense Fund, Indianapolis
Indiana Performing Arts Initiative, Indianapolis
Indiana University Alumni Association, Bloomington
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 500
The PATH School, Indianapolis
The Indianapolis Foundation
Butler University Jordan College of the Arts, Indianapolis
University of Indianapolis
Glick Philanthropies


MBI 2023 Year in Review (pdf)


MBI 2022 Year in Review (pptx)


Morning Brown, Incorporated

Morning Brown, Inc., is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, including introducing and exposing economically and ethnically diverse and multigenerational audiences to opera and classical music through live and recorded performances in the context of a wide array of musical genres. Morning Brown, Inc., is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Morning Brown, Inc. strives to provide communication, digital resources, and programs accessible to everyone. Communication is available by voice, text, email, and video conference. Digital resources in the form of our program companion curriculum and our website are available for download and are designed for multi-abled learners and users. Our performance partners (schools, performing arts organizations, and community centers) are selected based on their ability to provide a safe, accessible experience for all participants and attendees.

Morning Brown, Inc., is grateful for the support of Indy Arts Council the City of Indianapolis, and the National Endowment for the Arts that make programming and new works possible, furthering our mission.

For questions or more information, please contact Janet Jarriel, program administrator: phone/text: (404) 663-4135 or email: