Imagine going to school one day and casually meeting a celebrity. Well for the students of PS 97 in Harlem, New York, the opportunity came to life when the first grade students were able to meet the Metropolitan Opera star Ailyn Pérez at Time In Kids.

A day after her final performance at the Met, Pérez took time in her hectic schedule to come and sing for the children. This was a dream come true not only for the kids of the program but for founder Cyndie Berthezene, who started the program and hoped to obtain outreach from the opera world.

Read the entire feature via Latin Post

Ailyn is a member of Time In’s Advisory Board – learn more about the organization and their incredible work at the following link.