Arietha Lockhart was the voice of the White Butterfly during the Opening Ceremonies of the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. She champions works by contemporary American composers in recitals and concerts. She holds the Georgia Professional Education Certificate – Retired. She had a 30-year career as an Elementary Music Specialist Pre-K-7 and served on leadership committees developing Professional Development for Music Teachers. Her program “It’s All about Character” was performed for K – 5 grade students at Spivey Hall Education’s Young People’s Concerts and Douglass County Council of the Arts.