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June Candlelight Concerts at Bruton Parish Church
Continuing a tradition begun by our 18th-century organist, Peter Pelham, Bruton Parish presents more than 120 recitals and concert programs annually in its Candlelight Concert series. Instrumental and choral groups from all over the United States and other countries perform in our historic church, interspersed with organ and harpsichord recitals by our own splendid musicians. Concerts are held at 8 p.m. every Saturday throughout the year and also on most Tuesdays and Thursdays from March through December. Concerts are free and open to the public and a free will donation will be taken. Free parking on Duke of Gloucester Street. Rebecca Davy, Music Director & Organist; Dr. JanEl Will, Organist & Choir Director; James Darling, Choirmaster & Organist Emeritus. Contact: bdavy@brutonparish.org or (757) 645-3431. www.brutonparish.org.
Tuesday, June 27, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Dr. JanEl Will, Organist at Bruton Parish
Thursday, June 29, 8 pm
Organ & Harpsichord Duo Recital
Nathan Kyle Lively, Organist from Trinity Lutheran Church in Kingsport, Tennessee & Peggie Brengle, Organist from Westminster United Methodist Church in Westminster, Maryland
Historic Organ Recitals in the Wren Chapel, at the College of William & Mary, Saturdays @ 10:00 am
June 24Thomas Marshall, Organist

TRADOC Music Under the Stars 2017
The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Band serves as an outreach asset for the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. Soldiers of the band have passed a highly selective audition, and are among the finest musicians in the U.S. Army Music program. The TRADOC Band performs numerous concerts in support of local, regional, and national events, including festivals, parades, and both city and state commemorations. The band's various ensembles frequently travel throughout the country, in performance of their missions. The band also supports military ceremonies on and off Fort Eustis. Music Under the Stars Vehicle Rapid Access Request Form: http://www.tradoc.army.mil/band/Rapid%20Access%202017.pdf Concert venue: Magnolia Park, 401 Lee Blvd, Fort Eustis, Newport News, VA 23604
Thursday, June 29, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC Concert Band
Thursday, July 6, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC Arsenal Brass
Thursday, July 13, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC 380th AR Concert Band
Thursday, July 20, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC 380th AR Jazz Band
Thursday, July 27, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC Premium Blend
Thursday, August 3, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC Concert Band
Thursday, August 10, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC Jazz & Concert Band Alumni Week
Thursday, August 17, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC Concert Band
Thursday, August 24, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC Jazz Orchestra
Thursday, August 31, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC Concert Band: 1812 Overture Season Finale

Music by the Bay 2017 Outdoor Concert Series
Thursday Evenings | June 9 – August 25Bring your own picnic, chairs and Frisbee to enjoy summer sunsets  by the Chesapeake Bay, along with great military band music.  Large groups welcome. Drop-off at Continental Park, bus parking  at Outlook Beach parking lot. Free parking onsite. Free and Open to the Public. Continental Park, Ingalls Road & Fenwick Road, Fort Monroe, VA 23651.
Thursday, June 29, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Tonight’s performers are the Rhythm Project, a youth steel drum ensemble from Hampton Roads.
Tuesday, July4, 10:00 am – 9:45 pm
Fourth at the Fort @ Fort Monroe
Music by the Bay Summer Concert at Wherry Quarter—Featured performers will be the USAF Heritage of America Full Spectrum Ensemble from Langley Air Force Base.
Thursday, July13, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Thursday, July 20, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Thursday, July 27, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Thursday, August 3, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Thursday, August 10, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Thursday, August 17, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Thursday, August 24, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Thursday, August 31, 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

July Candlelight Concerts at Bruton Parish Church
Continuing a tradition begun by our 18th-century organist, Peter Pelham, Bruton Parish presents more than 120 recitals and concert programs annually in its Candlelight Concert series. Instrumental and choral groups from all over the United States and other countries perform in our historic church, interspersed with organ and harpsichord recitals by our own splendid musicians. Concerts are held at 8 p.m. every Saturday throughout the year and also on most Tuesdays and Thursdays from March through December. Concerts are free and open to the public and a free will donation will be taken. Free parking on Duke of Gloucester Street. Rebecca Davy, Music Director & Organist; Dr. JanEl Will, Organist & Choir Director; James Darling, Choirmaster & Organist Emeritus. Contact: bdavy@brutonparish.org or (757) 645-3431. www.brutonparish.org.
Saturday, July 1, 2017, 8 pm
Patriotic Organ Recital
Rebecca Davy, Music Director at Bruton Parish
Thursday, July 6, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Dr. JanEl Will, Organist at Bruton Parish
Saturday, July 8, 8 pm
Violin, Viola, Guitar, & Voice Recital
Spencer & Beanne Duo: Mei-Li Beanne & Matthew Spencer
Tuesday, July 11, 8 pm
Organ & Harpsichord Recital
Rebecca Davy, Music Director at Bruton Parish
Thursday, July 13, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Stephen E. Henley, Organist from Bon Air Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Virginia
Saturday, July 15, 8 pm
Choral Concert
A Cappella Catholica from Frederick, Maryland, Jan Sadowski, Director
Tuesday, July 18, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Mark Biondolillo, Organist at First United Methodist Church of Fox Hill in Hampton, Virginia
Thursday, July 20, 8 pm
Organ & Harpsichord Recital
Rebecca Davy, Music Director at Bruton Parish
Saturday, July 22, 8 pm
Organ & Harpsichord Duo Recital
Dr. JanEl Will, Organist at Bruton Parish & Sarah Bland, Organist from Hickory Neck, Episcopal in Toano, Virginia
Tuesday, July 25, 8 pm
String Quartet Recital
Seacrest Quartet from South Florida, Kevin Seto & Tinca Belinski, Violin, Kaitlin Springer, Viola, Axel Rojas, Cello Guest Artists at the 2017 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival
Thursday, July 27, 8pm
Organ Recital
Dr. JanEl Will, Organist at Bruton Parish
Saturday, July 29, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Dr. John Lowe, Organist from Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Gainesville, Florida
Historic Organ Recitals in the Wren Chapel, at the College of William & Mary, Saturdays @ 10:00 am
July 1, 15Rebecca Davy, Organist
July 8Thomas Marshall, Organist
July 22, 29Norman Elton, Organist

Tidewater Winds Summer Concerts
32nd Season. John Brewington, Music Director. The late C. Sidney Berg founded The Tidewater Winds Professional Concert Band in 1985 to provide an opportunity for residents of the Hampton Roads area to enjoy free professional band concerts in the “Sousa Band” tradition. The Band is comprised of 48 talented woodwind, brass, and percussion musicians from across the Hampton Roads, Virginia area representing various military, professional, and college bands and orchestras. Selected high school students also perform with the band as part of our Student Intern Program. All concerts are free. www.tidewaterwinds.org. Phone 757-480-0953.
Big Band: Frank Sings Frank
Sunday, July 2, 2017, 7:30 pm
Hackney Theater, Norfolk Collegiate, 7336 Granby St, Norfolk
Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 7:30 pm
24th Street Stage, Virginia Beach
Thursday, July 6, 2017, 7:30 pm
Portsmouth Water Stage at Portside, Sunset Concert Series
Western Roundup
Sunday, July 9, 7:30
Hackney Theater, Norfolk Collegiate, 7336 Granby St, Norfolk
Tuesday, July 11, 7:30
Frank Sings Frank, Spring Branch Community Church, 1500 N Great Neck Rd, Virginia Beach
Wednesday, July 12, 7:30 pm
24th Street Stage, Virginia Beach

Fiesta
Sunday, July 16, 7:30 pm
Hackney Theater, Norfolk Collegiate, 7336 Granby St, Norfolk
Tuesday, July 18, 7:30 pm
Regent University Chapel, CBN Center Drive,Virginia Beach 23464
Wednesday, July 19, 7:30 pm
24th Street Stage, Virginia Beach
Thursday, July 20, 7:30 pm
Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 Finney Ave, Suffolk, VA 23434
John Williams: “Maestro of the Movies”
Sunday, July 23, 7:30
Hackney Theater, Norfolk Collegiate, 7336 Granby St, Norfolk
Monday, July 24, 7:30
Great Bridge Baptist Church, 640 Battlefield Blvd S, Chesapeake
Tuesday, July 25, 7:30 pm
Regent University Chapel, CBN Center Drive,Virginia Beach 23464
Wednesday, July 26, 7:30 pm
24th Street Stage, Virginia Beach
Thursday, July 27, 7:30 pm
I.C. Norcom High School, 1801 London Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Monday, July 3, 2017, 7 pm
St. Bede: Masterworks Concert Series
Come celebrate the anniversary of our country's independence with Copland, Ives, Buck, Sousa, and more!  We will honor America with a patriotic potpourri of sing-a-longs and American-written folk tunes.  Michael Steven Lianos will be the organist for this scintillating FREE concert. All are welcome.  For more information, please call (757) 229-3631, or visit www.bedeva.org/concerts. Saint Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg

TRADOC Summer Concerts 2017
The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Band serves as an outreach asset for the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. Soldiers of the band have passed a highly selective audition, and are among the finest musicians in the U.S. Army Music program. The TRADOC Band performs numerous concerts in support of local, regional, and national events, including festivals, parades, and both city and state commemorations. The band's various ensembles frequently travel throughout the country, in performance of their missions. The band also supports military ceremonies on and off Fort Eustis.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 7 pm
TRADOC Concert Band
Great American Picnic & Fireworks, Town Point Park, Norfolk

Wonderful Wednesdays 2017
The Jewish Museum and Cultural Center presents the 2017 Zelma G. Rivin Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Music Series. Advance tickets are $20 per show  or $75 for entire series of 4 concerts, available until June 20th. After June 20th, tickets are $25 at the door. Students and Military ( with ID) are $10 each concert. To purchase tickets visit http://jewishmuseumportsmouth.org/Summer_Music_Series.html Jewish Museum and Cultural Center, 607 Effingham Street, Portsmouth
Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 7:30 pm
The Frailache Klezmer Band
Klezmer is a musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe. The professional musicians were called Klezmorim. The genre originally consisted largely of dance tunes and instrumental display pieces and evolved in America to include American jazz sounds.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 7:30 pm
Songs By Jewish Composers
 Nineteenth and twentieth century songs, mixing musical styles and emotional themes, including information about each composer and his or her historical and relative importance. Ellen Golliher, soprano; James W. Kosnik, piano.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 7:30 pm
The Virginia Chorale sings the Great American Songbook
Enduring popular and jazz standards by Gershwin, Berlin, Porter, Ellington, Arlen, Rodgers, and more, sung by Virginia’s premier professional choral ensemble.

VSO: Symphony by the Sea
Virginia Symphony Orchestra's Symphony by the Sea series, presented by The Breeden Company as part of the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival, will feature four concerts performed by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra at the 31st Street stage at the oceanfront. Come celebrate the season’s opening with a pre-season teaser. Soak in the salty air and starry night and enjoy the sensational sounds of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Bring the family, a blanket or lawn chairs, and celebrate another season kick off with the VSO!  Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, etc. Full concert details, including rain dates and cancellations, can be found at www.virginiasymphony.org
Thursday, July 6, 2017, 7:30 pm
Sunsets of Hollywood
The oceanfront concert series commences with a collection of cinematic scores that evoke nostalgia, adventure, and romance. Audiences will enjoy the sounds of exciting themes and selections from films like Les Misérable, Dances with Wolves, Legends of the Fall, Mission Impossible and Titanic. Don’t forget the popcorn for this one!
Thursday, July 27, 2017, 7:30 pm
Ben’s Favorites
Conductor Benjamin Rous treats us to a specially curated repertoire of his personal favorites. Ben will lead the orchestra in his usual effervescent form through works from Die Fledermaus and Swan Lake to Spiderman and Star Wars!
Thursday, August 17, 2017, 7:30 pm
Sounds of Freedom
From the magnificent marches of John Phillip Sousa to the classic American style of Aaron Copland, and even the toe-tapping, swinging big-band scores by George Gershwin, this concert takes us through a range of patriotic songs that embody our American pride.
Tuesday, September 7, 2017, 7:30
Songs for our Sailors
Celebrating the Naval Station Norfolk’s Centennial, this concert honors the men and women who work to keep our shores safe. Pieces like Victory at Sea, Midway March, and Hands Across the Sea will inspire patriotism and gratitude for our sailors who brave the world’s seas in service to our great country.

HRMB Spring Concerts 2017
The Hampton Roads Metro Band is the area’s oldest community band having been founded in 1930 as the Norfolk Fire Division Band. Over the years, the band has evolved into one of the finest performing organizations in the Hampton Roads area. All performances of the band are free and open to the public. The band’s Music Director and Conductor is Mr. Dick Schroeder, a former band director at Norfolk’s Granby High School and a former U.S. Army Trumpet player. The band’s Assistant Conductor is Mr. Ralph Spoettle, french horn section leader and owner/operator of KBD Systems of Virginia Beach. The band’s website is www.hrmetroband.org
Friday July 7, 2017, TBA
Summer Concert
Free. Town Center, Virginia Beach

Friday, July 14, 2017, 8 pm
Saturday, July 15, 2017, 8 pm
Sunday, July 16, 2017, 3 pm
Friday, July 21, 2017, 8 pm
Saturday, July 22, 2017, 8 pm
Sunday, July 23, 2017, 3 pm

TNCC: Iolanthe
Thomas Nelson Community College presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe. See Gilbert & Sullivan’’s most successful work: A topsy-turvy comedy about the House of Lords, Fairies, Queens, Shepherds, and Parliament, in this fully-staged production with live orchestra presented by Thomas Nelson Community College Department of Performing Arts. Don’t miss this rarely-performed gem! Conducted by Michael Sundblad. General Admission: $17; $15 Students/Seniors/Military. To purchase tickets online: www.tncc.edu/performingarts. Tickets are also available by phone at 1-866-967-8167 (an additional $2.50 transaction fee applies) or in person one hour before each performance at the box office in the lobby. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall, 99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton VA 23666

Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 8 pm
Twyla Robinson, soprano
TVSI Concert Series. Twyla Robinson’s incisive musicianship, ravishing vocal beauty, and dramatic delivery have taken her to the leading concert halls and opera stages of Europe and North America. She has performed with the London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Berlin Staatskapelle and Los Angeles Philharmonic, and worked with the world’s leading conductors including Christoph Eschenbach, Alan Gilbert, Bernard Haitink, Pierre Boulez and Michael Tilson Thomas. Join us for this intimate recital concert. Tickets: $35. http://fergusoncenter.org/performances/ Peebles Theatre, Ferguson Center,  1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA

Saturday, July 22, 2017, 8 pm
Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone
TVSI Concert Series. Praised by The New York Times for his “robust voice” and The Washington Post as an artist “fully ready for a big career,” bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green is quickly establishing himself as an artist of international demand at the world’s leading opera houses. A native of Suffolk, Virginia, Green is a graduate of Norfolk's Governor's School for the Arts and was a member of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. In 2016, Little, Brown published the New York Times bestseller Sing for Your Life, by journalist Daniel Bergner. The book tells the story of Green’s personal and artistic journey: from a trailer park and time spent in Virginia’s juvenile facility of last resort, to the Metropolitan Opera stage. Currently an ensemble member with Vienna State Opera, Green’s honors and awards include National Grand Finals winner of the 2011 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and the 2014 George London Foundation Award. Stephen Z. Cook, piano. www.ryanspeedogreen.com/ Tickets: $35. http://fergusoncenter.org/performances/ Peebles Theatre, Ferguson Center,  1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA

VWC: Sacred Music 2017 Summer Conference Evening Events
The website with full conference information and registration can be found at www.vwu.edu/csmsummer, including a pdf of the conference brochure.
Monday, July 24, 2017, 7:30 pm
Over My Head, I Hear Music
A service of worship filled with scripture, readings, and African-American Spirituals, led by Dr. Eileen Guenther (Wesley Seminary). Open to the public; free. Monumental Chapel, Virginia Wesleyan University
Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 7:30 pm
Light of the World, Shine on Us
Festival worship with the 80-voice Wesleyan Worship Choir under the direction of David Schwoebel, with Rev. Brandon Nichols-VWC’12, worship leader; Jason Evans-VWC’02, pianist; Dr. Matthew Russell (Norfolk State University), organist. Open to the public; donations accepted. Great Bridge Presbyterian Church, 333 Cedar Road, Chesapeake.
Thursday, July 27, 2017, 7:30 pm
Let Heavenly Music Fill This Space
A hymn festival designed and led by Dr. Bradley Hunter Welch, organist. Co-sponsored by The American Organists Guild-Tidewater Chapter. Open to the public; donations accepted. First Presbyterian Church, 300 36th Street, Virginia Beach.
Saturday, July 29, 2017, 7:30 pm
Finale: Sing to the Lord with Cheerful Voice
A concert of sacred choral works featuring the 90-voice Wesleyan Festival Chorus under the direction of Constantina Tsolainou with Kevin Kwan, organist, and the Wesleyan Festival Brass led by Lawrence Clemens. Open to the public; suggested donation - $10. Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 560 W. Olney Road, Norfolk.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 8 pm
Heather Parcells and Friends
TVSI Concert Series. Newport News-native Heather Parcells performed in her first professional job dancing at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg during her senior year of high school. She received her BFA from the Florida State University, moved to New York and in 10 days landed the role of Velma Kelly in the National Tour of Chicago. Parcells made her Broadway debut in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” and her numerous television and film credits include Every Little Step, Guiding Light, Good Morning America, The Today Show and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She also appeared on the 100th Episode of Dancing with the Stars with Mario Lopez. In New York City, she is on the faculty of The Broadway Artists Alliance, and has taught for The Broadway Dance Center, Broadway Classroom and Camp Broadway. Torggler Summer Vocal Institute students will accompany Parcells during her performance. www.heatherparcells.com/ Tickets: $35. http://fergusoncenter.org/performances/ Studio Theatre, Ferguson Center,  1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 8 pm
An Evening with Kirsten Scott
An evening of Broadway favorites and beloved standards is in store, featuring celebrated artist Kirsten Scott. Kirsten, who originated the Broadway roles of Jenny Hill in “Big Fish” and Young Phyllis in the 2012 Kennedy Center revival of “Follies,” also appeared in Broadway’s “Jersey Boys” and “Hairspray.” She is a graduate of the Carnegie Melon School of Drama.? Tickets: $35. http://fergusoncenter.org/performances/ Peebles Theatre, Ferguson Center, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA

Sunday, August 6, 2017, 4 pm
SAF: The Tenth Terrific Teen Talent Recital
Smithfield's Sundays at Four performance series presents the Tenth Terrific Teen Talent Recital.This recital will again feature six Hampton Roads teenage musicians whose already-recognized talents will amaze the Sundays at Four audience. Please plan to give generously to support this on-going opportunity for young musicians, as well as the SAF Nelson Linaburg Scholarship fund. Free will offering concert. For more information: 757 675-5777. www.sundaysatfourva.org ?Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church Street, Smithfield

Thursday, August 10, 2017, 7:30 pm
Thursday, August 24, 7:30 pm

Symphonicity by the Sea
This season's two Symphony by the Sea concerts are conducted by guest conductor John Brewington. Concerts are free and seating is first come, first served. (757) 671-8611. symphonicity.org Neptune's Park, 31st Street and Oceanfont, Virginia Beach 23451

Virginia Children’s Chorus Auditions
Do you know a child who loves to sing? The Virginia Children’s Chorus will hold auditions for new students for the 2017-2018 season on August 19, 21 & 22, 2017. Auditions will be at Talbot Park Baptist Church, 6919 Granby St., Norfolk. Auditions must be scheduled in advance by calling our Chorus Manager at (757) 440-9100. We welcome boys and girls entering grades 1 to 12 – from young beginners to serious high school singers. We have a choice of Norfolk or Virginia Beach rehearsal sites for singers in the two younger choirs (approx. grades 1 to 7). Group try-outs are available for children entering grades 1 through 3. All students receive excellent voice training and perform in concert while making new friends and having fun! To learn more about how the Virginia Children's Chorus can help your child discover the joys of singing, call (757) 440-9100 or e-mail us at vcccmgr@verizon.net. For more details, go to www.vachildrenschorus.org.

Saturday, August 19, 2017, 8 am
BYOV Run for the Arts 5k
Bay Youth Orchestras of Virginia are so proud to be launching our first ever BYOV Run for the Arts 5k presented by Tecnico Corporation on Saturday, August 19 at Chesapeake City Park, 900 City Park Dr, Chesapeake, VA 23320 . We are planning an exciting, dynamic, and interactive race day that will surely be a ton of fun. Funds raised from the race will directly support BYOV's programming, including scholarship opportunities for members and our continued efforts to provide the highest level of large ensemble training for over 300 of our community's fine young musicians!  Cost: $30 - Includes (1) Race entry and (1) special race t-shirt. Aug 18: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Race packet pickup party at Chick-fil-A on Battlefield Blvd, 1516 Sam's Circle, Chesapeake, VA 23320. Aug 19: 7:00 am - Pre-race registration begins at Chesapeake City Park; 8:00 am - Race starts; 9:00 am - Chick-fil-A after party and awards presentation. We invite you to register for the race using this secure link: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/30125?la=79c958d43badb3874685dd6901a95f84386402fd. Follow us on Facebook to keep up with our events and race details.

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