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Bass Soloist/Section Leader Position
Paid position for Bass Soloist / Section Leader at Churchland Baptist Church located in the Western Branch borough of Chesapeake. Contact Dr. Dennis R. Price, Director of Music at 757-483-2874 or 757-375-9314. Email: denprice@earthlink.net

VMTA Commissioned Composer Competition Winner
Virginia Beach composer John Winsor has won the Virginia Music Teachers Association (VMTA) Commissioned Composer Competition for 2016. The prize is a joint commission by VMTA and the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) for a new work to be premiered during the 2017 VMTA conference. One composer is selected each year for this award, based on anonymously submitted scores. John’s The Faerie Queen was selected this year. It was premiered in 2014 by the North/South Consonance chamber orchestra in New York City. John has won the VMTA award four times before – in 1992 for Hardwick Quartet, in 1994 for Midas Retold, in 2004 for Chamber Symphony, and in 2012 for his Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano. He has received over 30 awards as a composer and author. www.john-winsor.com/

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 28, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Dr. JanEl Will, Organist at Bruton Parish
Thursday, June 30, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Christopher Reynolds, Organist from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia

Music by the Bay at Fort Monroe Summer Concert Series
Fort Monroe has scheduled its annual Music by the Bay at Fort Monroe Summer Concert Series. The performances will kick off Friday, June 3rd at 7pm with a performance by the US Army TRADOC Band. Performances will take place at the Bandstand at Continental Park featuring outstanding regional military bands and area concert bands each Thursday at 7pm. The July 4th concert will begin at 6:30pm at Wherry Quarter and will feature two ensembles from the USAF Heritage of America Bands.  All concerts are free and open to the public.  Fort Monroe is located just off of I-64, exit 268, Mallory Street exit.  Continental Park is located at the intersection of Fenwick and Ingalls Roads.  Visit fmauthority.com
Thursday, June 30, 7 pm
USAF Heritage of America Band - Full Spectrum
Full Spectrum is a six-piece electrifying, high-energy Pop & Hip Hop band out of the USAF Heritage of America Band. This dynamic group of Active Duty musicians is assembled from areas throughout the US, but call Langley AFB, in Virginia, home. Their sound is a mix of "Old & New School" styles with their main mission of reaching today's youth and young adults.
Monday, July 4, 7 pm
Featured performers will be the USAF Heritage of America Concert Band from Langley Air Force Base.
Thursday, July 7, 7 pm
US Fleet Forces Brass Band – Navigators
The US Fleet Forces Brass Band – Navigators, led by Musician First Class Winnie Dawkins, is a New Orleans-style brass ensemble with a wide-ranging repertoire of classic and contemporary hits. The Brass Band engages and captivates audiences with its high-energy style and is perfect for any festive occasion!
Thursday, July 14, 7 pm
TBA
Thursday, July 21, 7 pm
TBA
Thursday, July 28, 7 pm
TBA
Thursday, August 4, 7 pm
TBA
Thursday, August 11, 7 pm
TBA
Thursday, August 18, 7 pm
TBA
Thursday, August 25, 7 pm
TBA

TRADOC Band Music Under the Stars at Magnolia Park
The 84th annual season of Music Under the Stars begins Thursday, June 2 at beautiful Magnolia Park on the banks of the James River on Fort Eustis. Come enjoy the sounds of the TRADOC Band throughout the summer every Thursday night at 7 PM through August 25. Please join us this summer for Music Under the Stars! A season vehicle pass is not required in order to attend the Music Under the Stars summer concert series, but having one for your vehicle will save you time entering the Fort Eustis gate. Visit http://www.tradoc.army.mil/band/MUTS/muts.asp to get your RAPID ACCESS Vehicle Pass. For inclement weather and other information visit: www.tradocband.com
Thursday, June 30, 2016. 7 pm
TRADOC Concert Band
Thursday, July 7, 2016, 7 pm
TRADOC Shore Groove
Thursday, July 14, 2016, 7 pm
TRADOC HOAB Blue Aces
Thursday, July 21, 2016
TRADOC Arsenal Brass
Thursday, July 28, 2016, 7 pm
TRADOC Concert Band
Thursday, August 04, 2016, 7 pm
TRADOC Big Band
Thursday, August 11, 2016, 7 pm
TRADOC Concert Band
Thursday, August 18, 2016, 7 pm
TRADOC Big Band
Thursday, August 25, 2016, 7 pm
TRADOC Concert Band
Season Finale – 1812 Overture

Friday, July 1, 2016, 7 pm
Ringmasters in Concert
Benefit for Spirit Rising Backpack Program. The a cappella mens quartet from Sweden is coming to Williamsburg.  The award-winning international champions of Barber Shop style, Ringmasters blends amazing virtuosity with the infectious energy of pop music.  Their vibrant concerts take you from Barber Shop classics to the Mills Brothers, through Simon & Garfunkel to the Beatles and Elvis.  Check out their sound at www.ringmasters.se.  This concert is a fundraiser for a back-to-school readiness program for low income K-12 students, Spirit Rising in King William county. Tickets: $20; Box office: (800)-HISTORY. Call box office or purchase tickets online: www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/plan/calendar/kimball/ringmasters-in-concert Kimball Theater, 424 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg

Friday, July 1, 2016, 7:30 pm
Norfolk New Music Initiative
Explore the cutting edge of contemporary music here in Norfolk: Twenty-Six Muted Colors for string quartet by local composer Chaz Stuart, Three Poems by Edgar Allan Poe by ODU's Paul S. Kim, and others. Featuring ODU tenor Brian Nedvin, VSO flutist Rachel Ordaz and cellist Jake Fowler, NSU pianist Susan Ha, violists Lisa Sailer and Rebecca Sinclair Kim, and violinists Grant Gilman and Paul Kim. Free admission, donations accepted. Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center for the Performing Arts, 4810 Elkhorn Avenue, Norfolk.

TRADOC Summer Concerts
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.
Saturday, July 2, 2016, 10 am
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band TRADOC Rock & Arsenal Brass
Military Appreciation Day Kings Dominion Theme Park, Doswell, VA
Monday, July 4, 2016, 7 pm
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band Concert Band
Great American Picnic Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA
Monday, July 4, 2016, 8 pm
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band Arsenal Brass
Yorktown 4th of July Celebration Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown, VA
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 6:30 pm
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band Jazz Combo
Military Concert Series Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown, VA

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 2, 2016, 8 pm
Patriotic Organ Recital
Rebecca Davy, Music Director & Organist at Bruton Parish
Tuesday, July 5, 8 pm
Americana Organ Recital
Suzanne Daniel, Organist from Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown, Virginia
Thursday, July 7, 8 pm
Trumpet, Flute & Organ Recital
Daniel Ireland, Trumpet, Alice Weiland, Flute, & Rebecca Davy, Organ
Saturday, July 9, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Marty Barstow, Organist at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Williamsburg, Virginia
Tuesday, July 12, 8 pm
Flute, Bassoon, Organ & Harpsichord Recital
Suzanne Daniel, Flute & Bassoon, Rebecca Davy, Organ & Harpsichord
Thursday, July 14, 8 pm
Choral Concert
Oasis Chorale, an a cappella Mennonite Choir from across the United States and Canada, Wendell Nisly, Director
Saturday, July 16, 8 pm<
Organ Recital
Dr. JanEl Will, Organist at Bruton Parish
Tuesday, July 19, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Dr. JanEl Will, Organist at Bruton Parish
Thursday, July 21, 8 pm
Oboe, Organ & Harpsichord Recital
Melinda McKenzie, Oboe; Rebecca Davy, Organ & Harpsichord
Saturday, July 23, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Dr. JanEl Will, Organist at Bruton Parish
Tuesday, July 26, 8 pm
Chamber Music Recital
Aurelius String Quartet, an award-winning student string quartet from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and this summer’s Wintergreen Academy Fellowship Quartet
Thursday, July 28, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Dr. JanEl Will, Organist at Bruton Parish
Saturday, July 30, 8 pm
Organ & Harpsichord Recital
Rebecca Davy, Music Director & Organist at Bruton Parish
July 2, 16, 23, 30 - Rebecca Davy, Organist
July 9 - Sarah Bland, Organist
Historic Organ Recitals in the Wren Chapel, at the College of William & Mary, Saturdays @ 10:00 am

Sunday, July 3, 2016, 7 pm
St. Bede: Independence Concert
St. Bede Masterworks Concert Series:  Come celebrate the anniversary of our country's independence with a performance of American masterworks by Copland, Ives, Buck, Sousa, and more!  We will honor America with a patriotic potpourri of sing-a-longs and other American folk tunes. Organists Michael Steven Lianos and Aaron Renninger will perform 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

Odyssey Chamber Music Festival
Summer Camp for Young Musicians, July 3 – 17, 2016
Piano, Percussion & Strings

Welcome to the inaugural season of Odyssey Chamber Music Festival, where dedicated chamber music enthusiasts and instructors of the former New York Summer Music Festival (NYSMF) continue working together to coach ensembles and spend quality music time with the participants. Odyssey Festival is 2 weeks, July 3 – 17, 2016 on the campus of University of Missouri in Columbia. Open to musicians age 12-25, Day or Boarding options available. Study both solo and chamber music, with additional classes. Work with faculty members with professional distinctions from the Curtis Institute, Eastman School, Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music and Yale University. The festival is open to musicians ages 12-25 for strings (violin, viola, cello), piano and percussion players only this year. DVD audition is required with the application deadline, due May 1. Chamber music is pre-assigned on June 1 for applications received before May 1, however you may apply through June 1. Contact the Festival for more information: www.OdysseyFestival.org (573) 825-0079 info@odysseyfestival.org

Tidewater Winds Summer Concerts
31st 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: Some Old, New Borrowed, Blue
Sunday, July 3, 2015, 7:30 pm
Hackney Theater, Norfolk Collegiate, 7336 Granby St, Norfolk
Tuesday, July 5, 2015, 7:30 pm
Spring Branch Community Church, 1500 N Great Neck Rd, Virginia Beach
Wednesday, July 6, 2015, 7:30 pm
24th Street Stage, Virginia Beach
Thursday, July 7, 2015, 7:30 pm
Edmonds Center, at St. Mark’s Church, 2714 Frederick Blvd., Portsmouth
Freedom Forever
Sunday, July 10, 7:30
Hackney Theater, Norfolk Collegiate, 7336 Granby St, Norfolk
Monday, July 11, 7:30
Great Bridge Baptist Church, 640 Battlefield Blvd S, Chesapeake
Tuesday, July 12, 7:30 pm
Spring Branch Community Church, 1500 N Great Neck Rd, Virginia Beach
Wednesday, July 13, 7:30 pm
24th Street Stage, Virginia Beach
A Picture is Worth 1000 Words
Sunday, July 17, 7:30 pm
Hackney Theater, Norfolk Collegiate, 7336 Granby St, Norfolk
Tuesday, July 19, 7:30 pm
Regent University Chapel, 1000 Regent Drive, Virginia Beach
Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 pm
24th Street Stage, Virginia Beach
Thursday, July 21, 7:00
Fort Monroe, Hampton
The Final Frontier
Sunday, July 24, 7:30 pm
Norfolk Collegiate, 7336 Granby St, Norfolk
Monday, July 25, 7:30 pm
Edmonds Center, at St. Mark’s Church, 2714 Frederick Blvd., Portsmouth
Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 pm
24th Street Stage, Virginia Beach

Wonderful Wednesdays 2016
This year's Wonderful Wednesdays music series is dedicated to the music series founder Zelma Rivkin. A season ticket for all four is $75 in advance or $20 per program. Single tickets will be available at the door for $25. For information, call 391-9266 or check out www.jewishmuseuminportsmouth.org. Jewish Museum and Cultural Center, 607 Effingham St, Portsmouth, VA 23704
Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 7:30 pm
Pianists Lee Jordan-Anders & Charles Woodward
The popular local pianists program, “Plaisirs de l’été,” will include piano duets by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Francis Poulenc and Georges Bizet.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 7:30 pm
Bart Kuebler and Friends
An evening of cabaret fun.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 7:30 pm
Dramtreeo
Dramtreeo is a five-member acoustic folk group that sings folk music from around the world.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016, 7:30 pm
Ambrosia String Quartet
Audience favorite Ambrosia String Quartet includes Simon Lapointe, violin; Mayu Cipriano, violin; Beverly Baker, viola; Rebecca Gilmore Phillips, cello. Their program features Glazunov’s “Five Novelettes,” Tchaikovsky’s “Children’s Album” and Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 7, Opus 59 in F Major.

Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents Spring and Summer Outdoor Concerts
The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is gearing up for its annual outdoor concert series, which will take place this year, all concerts are free and open to the public, from May to August at venues in Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Gloucester. All concerts are free and open to the public, from May to August at venues in Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Gloucester. Full concert details are available at www.VirginiaSymphony.org. witter: @VASymphony |Facebook: facebook.com/virginiasymphony
Thursday, July 7, 7:30 pm
In Virginia Beach at Neptune’s Park’s 31st Street Stage. Part of the Symphony by the Sea series – Presented by the Breeden Company for the Neptune Festival.
Thursday, July 28, 7:30 pm
In Virginia Beach at Neptune’s Park’s 31st Street Stage. Part of the Symphony by the Sea series – Presented by the Breeden Company for the Neptune Festival.
Thursday, August 18, 7:30 pm
In Virginia Beach at Neptune’s Park’s 31st Street Stage. Part of the Symphony by the Sea series – Presented by the Breeden Company for the Neptune Festival.

Friday, July 15, 2016, 1 pm
Thomas Pandolfi, piano
The Sine Nomine Series in partnership with the York County Senior Center presents Thomas Pandolfi. Mr. Pandolfi is an exciting piano virtuoso sought after by audiences worldwide, and showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique.  His programs feature both beloved masterpieces from Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Liszt, etc., and familiar “pops” compositions such as Rhapsody in Blue, Warsaw Concerto, and the James Bond Concerto. he program is free and open to the public.  Contributions will be accepted to help support the concert series.  A reception following the program will provide an opportunity to meet and talk with the Mr. Pandolfi, and purchase recordings.  Call St. Mark Lutheran Church (898-4395) for additional information. St. Mark Lutheran Church, 118 Old York-Hampton Highway, Yorktown, VA 23692

Friday, July 15, 2016, 8 pm
Saturday, July 16, 2016, 8 pm
Sunday, July 17, 2016, 3 pm
Friday, July 22, 2216, 8 pm
Saturday, July 23, 2016, 8 pm
Sunday, July 24, 2016, 3 pm

TNCC: Gilbert & Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore
Thomas Nelson Community College presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore. See Gilbert & Sullivan’s classic nautical comedy about sailors, love, politics - and babies - in this fully-staged production with live orchestral accompaniment presented by Thomas Nelson Community College Department of Performing Arts. Tickets: $17/Adults; $15/students, seniors, children, military. Tickets may be purchased online, and more information may be found at tncc.edu/performingarts  Mary T. Christian Auditorium, 99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton, VA 23670 

New Date
Friday, July 22, 2016, 8 pm
Songs of Maurice Ravel
Join the Cantabile Project for a recital featuring the seductive song cycles Chansons madécasses and Don Quichotte à Dulcinée. Also on the program are the rarely performed Histoire naturelles, humorous songs about animals in a recitative-like setting of French prose. And we could never leave out the beautiful Cing melodies populaires grecques. This is a program you don’t want to miss by one of our favorite French composers. Mark your calendars now for this enchanting evening by some of Hampton Roads finest art song performers! Featuring: Ann Scott Davis, soprano; Gregory Gardner, baritone; Erin Hannon, soprano; Kathryn Kelly, soprano; Shelly Milam Ratcliff, soprano; Susan Ha, collaborative pianist. http://cantabileproject.org/ Suggestion donation is $20 for adults and $10 for students. Royster Memorial Presbyterian Church, 6901 Newport Ave, Norfolk VA 23505

VWC Worship and Music Conference Events
Steeped in the Wesley tradition of "training minds and warming hearts," Virginia Wesleyan College's non-denominational Worship & Music Conference offers continuing education opportunities for church musicians, worship leaders, music teachers, and all who are interested in the sacred arts. Conference Date: July 25-30, 2016. More information: https://www.vwc.edu/center-for-sacred-music/sacred-music-summer-conference.php
Monday, July 25, 7:30 pm
A Service of Christian Prayer using the music of Taizé
Monumental Chapel, VWC, 1584 Wesleyan Drive, Norfolk/Va Beach
Tuesday, July 26, 7 pm
Are You Legal?  Copyright for Church Musicians
Rob Monath, attorney / lecture with questions & answers. $10 per person at the door, or $40 for a group of 5 from the same church. Hofheimer Theater, Fine Arts – VWC campus, 1584 Wesleyan Drive, Norfolk/VA Beach
Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 pm
Sing to the Lord a New Song: Reclaiming the Earth in Worship
Festival worship featuring the handbell choirs of Community United Methodist-Virginia Beach, Great Bridge United Methodist, Chesapeake, Virginia Beach UMC, and Great Bridge Presbyterian, all under the direction of Dr. John Behnke, with Jason Evans, pianist/organist, Billye Brown Youmans, soprano soloist, and Dr. Paul Galbreath, preacher (Professor of Theology and Worship at Union Presbyterian Seminary, Charlotte) Donations accepted. Great Bridge Presbyterian Church, 333 Cedar Road, Chesapeake
Thursday, July 28, 7:30 pm
Let Heavenly Music Fill this Place
Dr. Charles Callahan leads a hymn festival of his own design from the beautiful Reuter organ at First Presbyterian, Virginia Beach, filled with congregational singing,.  Callahan holds the Associate and Choirmaster certificates from the American Guild of Organists (AGO) and was recently honored with its Distinguished Artist award. Donations accepted. First Presbyterian Church, 300 36th Street, Virginia Beach
Saturday, July 30, 7:30 pm
Finale: Sing to the Lord with Cheerful Voice
Dr. Timothy Sharp, Executive Director of the American Choral Directors Association, leads the 90-voice Wesleyan Festival Chorus in a concert of sacred choral works, joined by Dr. Stephen Z. Cook, organist, Dr. Bryson Mortensen, soloist, and the Wesleyan Festival Brass led by Lawrence Clemens.  The program includes classics such as Handel’s “Zadok the Priest,” as well as more modern traditional works such as Martin’s “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross” and Vaughan Williams’ “Old Hundredth” to more contemporary works including Chilcott’s “Tis the Gift to be Simple” and Daley’s “Upon My Heart.”   As a remembrance of the upcoming 15th anniversary of the September 11 tragedy, the chorus will perform selections from Lauridsen’s “Lux Aeterna” and Coleman’s 2016 arrangement of the spiritual “The Trumpet Sounds within-a My Soul.” Suggested donation: $10 per person. Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 560 W. Olney Road, Norfolk

HRMB: 2016 Spring/Summer Concert Series
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 retired 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 
Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 6 pm
Town Center Plaza, Virginia Beach. FREE
Sunday, August 7, 2016, Time TBA
Marian Manor, 5345 Marian Lane, Virginia Beach. FREE

Friday, August 5, 2016
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Friday, August 12, 2016
Sunday, August 14, 2016

TOI: The Summer of Menotti
Tidewater Opera Initiative is thrilled to present a double bill of Menotti's modern masterpieces: The Old Maid and The Thief and The Medium. Written by 20th century Italian-American composer and librettist, Gian Carlo Menotti, these lyrical and provocative one acts examine powerful women and their dynamic relationships. The Old Maid and The Thief cast: Mrs. Todd-- Arna Majcher, Bob-- Marshall Severin, Laetitia-- Anna Feucht, Miss Pinkerton-- Kristian Bucy. The Medium cast: Monica-- Kathryn Kelly; Toby-- Bradley Fielding; Baba-- Adriane Kerr; Mrs. Gobineau-- Bridget Cooper; Mr. Gobineau-- Marshall Severin; Mrs. Nolan-- Nerissa Thompson. Want to stay up to date with our latest goings on? Make sure you like us on Facebook and check out our website www.TOIVA.org for pictures, recordings, and other fun updates as we ramp up for our August shows! We're participating in Give Local 757, a one day philanthropy event for Hampton Roads non-profits, and we need your help! Your gift on May 3rd will help us reach our goal of $500 and support local musicians! Visit www.GiveLocal757.org for more information. Aug 5 & 7: Black Box Theater, Governor's School for the Arts, 254 Granby Street, Norfolk. Aug 12 & 14: Zeider's American Dream Theater, 4573 Bank Street (Towne Centre), Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Sunday, August 7, 2016, 4 pm
Sundays at Four: Terrific Teen Talent
Sundays at Four hosts its ninth annual Terrific Teen Talent program. Six already-recognized teenage musicians will again astound the audience with their artistry. A free will offering will be taken to support this concert. Christ Episcopal Church, 111 South Church Street (Historic District), Smithfield, VA 23430

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 2016-2017 season August 20, 22 & 23, 2016. 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 440-9100 or e-mail us at vcccmgr@verizon.net. For more details, go to www.vachildrenschorus.org.

Sunday, August 21, 3 & 7 pm
SEVEN RESPONSES
A major musical event premieres in New York this August:Seven Responses, A dialogue between the 17th and 21st centuries,  across lands and cultures, exploring suffering and joy... featuring The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor; Quicksilver Baroque, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). Seven illustrious composers from around the world have created musical responses  to Dietrich Buxtehude's 17th-century sacred masterpiece Membra Jesu Nostri Each of Membra Jesu Nostri's seven cantatas contemplates a body part of Christ on the cross and will precede its Response. Part 1: (feet, knees, hands, and side) Buxtehude's Cantatas 1-4 and the responses of: David T. Little, USA (feet); Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Iceland (knees); Caroline Shaws, USA (hands); Hans Thomalla, Germany (side). Part 2: (breast, heart, and face) Buxtehude's Cantatas 5-7 and the responses of: Lewis Spratlan, USA (breast); Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Denmark (heart); Santa Ratniece, Latvia (face). Tickets: $45/$30. For more information and tickets, visit: https://thecrossingchoir.squarespace.com/about-7-responses#artists-page and http://mostlymozart.org/events/ice-seven-responses-part1 3 pm: Part 1; 7 pm: Part 2. Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival, Merkin Concert Hall, 129 W 67th St, New York, NY

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