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TCC Chorus
Come sing with us! Tidewater Community College Chorus invites community singers ages 18-80+ to join us fall semester as we sing the Vivaldi "Gloria in D Major" and other seasonal works. We are a 1 cr. hr. open enrollment mixed chorus fine arts elective with no audition or other prerequisite requirement. We rehearse Mondays & Wedensdays on the TCC Norfolk campus fron 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. Our performances are in the beautiful TCC Jeanne & George Roper Performing Arts Center, and at other locations as we are invited. To join us, all you need do is register for MUS 137-Chorus at any TCC campus registration center. Current TCC students may also register on line or by phone. Senior citizens may qualify for tuition reduction - please speak with a counselor at any registration center to determine if you qualify. Rehearsals begin Monday, August 25. We hope to see you then. If you have questions or want additional information, please call 757-399-5716 or email dwarren@tcc.edu

Monday, August 18, 2014
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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 2014-2015 season. 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.

TRADOC Band August 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 band 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, August 19, 2014, 6:30 pm
TRADOC Jazz Combo
Military Concert Series Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown, VA
Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 7:00 pm
TRADOC Rock
Summer Breeze Concert Series Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA

August 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, August 19, 8 pm
Organ & Harpsichord Recital
Rebecca Davy, Organist at Bruton Parish
Saturday, August 23, 8 pm
Chamber Orchestra Concert
Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia Chamber Ensemble, from Washington, DC, Jeffrey Sean Kokken, Director
Tuesday, August 26, 8 pm
Organ & Harpsichord Recital
Rebecca Davy, Organist at Bruton Parish
Saturday, August 30, 8 pm
Organ Recital
Weil Sawyer, Organist from Gordon Street Christian Church in Kinston, North Carolina
Historic Organ Recitals in the Wren Chapel, at the College of William & Mary
Saturdays @ 10:00 am, August 2 & 9 Thomas Marshall, Organist
Saturdays @ 10:00 am, August 16, 23 & 30 Rebecca Davy, Organist

Wonderful Wednesdays Summer Music Series 2014
Admission: $20 per event or $75 for the series. For information or reservations: Phone 757-391-9266 or E-mail: jmccportsmouth@gmail.com. Visit the website www.jewishmuseumportsmouth.org. Jewish Museum & Cultural Center, Chevra T'helim Synagogue, 607 Effingham Street, Portsmouth, VA 23707
Wednesday, August 20, 7:30 pm
Walter Noona Trio
Walter Noona Trio, a long-time local favorite, will close the series with an evening of American standards.

Thursday, August 21 & Friday, August 22, 2014
Virginia Opera Dance Auditions
The Virginia Opera Association will hold dance auditions on August 21 and 22, 2014, for their upcoming season. Dancers will be cast for our 2014-2015 productions of Gilbert & Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore, and Strauss’ Salome. Auditions will be take place at the Harrison Opera House, located in downtown Norfolk. Auditions will be held in two sessions, at 6:00pm and 7:00pm each night. Dancers should be athletic, active, well built, have acting ability, be able to take direction and move very well. Please schedule in advance by contacting Alexandra Stacey via email at alexandra.stacey@vaopera.org or by calling 757-213-4541.

TRADOC Band Music Under the Stars at Magnolia Park
The 82nd annual season of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Band Music Under the Stars begins Thursday, June 5 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 through August. Save time at the gate this summer for Music Under the Stars by getting a Fort Eustis vehicle pass. 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/default.asp for directions and for a vehicle pass. 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 band 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.
Thursday, August 21, 2014, 7 pm
TRADOC Band Woodwind Quintet & Brass Quintets
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 7 pm
TRADOC Concert Band
1812 Concert

Music by the Bay at Fort Monroe
Join us each Thursday at the Gazebo at Continental Park to enjoy the music. This year’s lineup includes performances by the US Air Force Heritage of America Band, US Navy Fleet Forces Band, Hampton Roads Philharmonic and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. New this year are two special Friday concerts. The first is on June 6 by the USAF Heritage of America Concert Band commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The second, on June 20, features the Hampton Roads Philharmonic for the Virginia Bicentennial of the War of 1812 Legacy Symposium. Also returning this year is the “Fourth at the Fort” celebration with a performance by the US Navy Fleet Forces Wind Ensemble. And the Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform for our season finale on August 29 – a can’t-miss event. Each concert starts at 7 pm and ends at 8:15 pm.
Thursday, Aug 21
US Navy Fleet Forces Wind Ensemble
Friday, Aug 29
Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Virginia Symphony’s Summer Music Under the Stars
The Virginia Symphony is excited to announce its annual series of performances taking place during the summer months across Hampton Roads. Once again this summer, the Virginia Symphony will perform at outdoor venues in Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Yorktown, Chesapeake and Hampton. “We’re delighted to continue to serve our friends and neighbors throughout Hampton Roads by presenting these delightful outdoor programs,” stated VSO President and Executive Director Eric Borenstein. “And it’s all made possible by generous community leaders, business partners, colleagues, and, of course, the tens-of-thousands of people who join us each year.” Full concert details are available at www.VirginiaSymphony.org
Thursday, August 21, 7:30 pm
Free outdoor concert in Virginia Beach at 31st Street Stage
Benjamin Rous leads the orchestra in a delightful selection of light classics you know and love, including Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite, Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, and the finale from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. VIP Subscriptions to the Symphony by the Sea series are available through the Neptune Festival. Concert presented by the Neptune Festival and sponsored by The Breeden Company.
Thursday, August 28, 7:30 pm
Free outdoor concert in Williamsburg at Lake Mataoka Amphitheatre on the College of William & Mary campus
Benjamin Rous conducts a program that features highlights of the 2014-2015 season. Concert presented by the City of Williamsburg, the College of William & Mary and William & Mary’s Student Assembly.
Friday, August 29, 7:30 pm
Free outdoor concert in Hampton at Ft. Monroe
Benjamin Rous conducts a program that features highlights of the 2014-2015 season. Attendees are invited to bring picnic baskets, blankets, and lawn chairs. Concert presented by the Fort Monroe Authority.
Saturday, August 30, 7:30 pm
Free outdoor concert in Yorktown at 331 Water Street
Benjamin Rous conducts a program that features highlights of the 2014-2015 season. Pack a picnic supper, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy the 18th annual performance under the stars. Free and open to the public. Pre-concert performance by The York Town Fifes and Drums, and picnic judging at 6 pm. For more information, call 757.890.4490. Concert presented by Celebrate Yorktown Committee, York County, and the Gallery at York Hall.
Sunday, August 31, 7 pm
Free outdoor concert at Chesapeake City Park
Benjamin Rous conducts a program that features highlights of the 2014-2015 season. There will a silent auction, raffle, and wine tasting under the tent to benefit the ARTS in Chesapeake. Bring lawn chairs and/or blanket (no pop-up tents permitted). Food vendors on-site. Concessions open for a picnic dinner at 6 p.m. Concert begins approximately at 7 p.m. Concert presented by the Chesapeake Fine Arts Commission, ArtsALIVE! and Chesapeake Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department
Thursday, September 11 , 7:30 pm
Free outdoor concert in Virginia Beach at 31st Street Stage
Benjamin Rous leads the orchestra in a program that features highlights of the 2014-2015 season. VIP Subscriptions to the Symphony by the Sea series are available through the Neptune Festival. Concert presented by the Neptune Festival and sponsored by The Breeden Company.
Friday, September 12, 7:30 pm
Free outdoor concert on the campus of Christopher Newport University
Benjamin Rous leads the orchestra in a program that features highlights of the 2014-2015 season.

Friday, August 22, 2014, 8 pm
Sunday, August 24, 2014, 4 pm
Sunday, September 7, 2014, 4 pm

TOI: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi
Tidewater Opera Initiative’s second season concludes with the double bill of Pucinni's masterpieces, Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi. The classic pairing of these two, one-act operas is the perfect blend of tragedy and comedy, and is perfect for both the opera novice and seasoned veteran. Tickets: $20, $15 for students and seniors. Available at www.tidewateroperainitiative.org Aug 22 & 24: Norfolk Collegiate's Hackney Theater, 7336 Granby Street, Norfolk 23505. Sept 7: Hermitage Museum and Gardens, 7637 North Shore Road, Norfolk, VA 23505

Saturday, August 23, 2014, 2 pm
Cantabile Project Auditions
Cantabile Project will be holding auditions for recitals and master classes on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 2 pm at Church of the Good Shepherd, 7400 Hampton Blvd. Norfolk. Please prepare 3 art songs, one in English. Application Fee - $15. Cantabile Project presents recitals featuring emerging and professional singers emphasizing drama and audience engagement with stimulating repertoire relevant to the American 21st century life style. Please visit www.cantabileproject.org for additional information and an application form.

Sunday, August 24, 2014
Schola Cantorum Auditions
Schola Cantorum of Virginia is holding auditions August 17th and 24th 2014 at 2120 Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Building at ODU. We are in particular need of Sopranos, Altos, and Tenors, but all voice parts are welcome to audition. Auditions consist of a short solo (anything you are comfortable singing, a simple hymn will do), a short sight-reading exercise, pitch, and rhythm matching. To schedule an audition appointment, please email afuller@odu.edu. Schola Cantorum of Virginia is a small vocal ensemble performing a wide range of choral works from Bach to Berlin. We perform two concert series, Winter and Spring, usually scheduled in late January and late May. This year our Winter Concert Series is Romancing the Song: A Celebration of the American Standard Songbook. In the Spring Series, we will be collaborating with Leigheas, a local Celtic music ensemble performing French music.

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 5 pm
NYFOS Emerging Artist: NYFOS@North Fork
New York Festival of Song continues its tradition of cultivating emerging talent with Gabriel Kahane's Craigslistlieder and Other Love Songs NYFOS Emerging Artists trains young vocalists in programming and translation, presentation and production, research and musical style. In deep artistic collaboration with NYFOS's artistic directors Steven Blier and Michael Barrett, the singers are encouraged to engage audiences with directness, subtlety, and passion. Songs by Granados, Grieg, Frank Bridge, Sondheim, Stenhammar, Gabriel Kahane. With Chelsea Morris, soprano; Lauren Eberwein, mezzo-soprano; William Goforth, tenor; Theo Hoffman, baritone; Steven Blier, piano. Complimentary reception with the artists to follow. Tickets: $20. Call Jane Smith at 631-323-1378 to reserve. All tickets will be held at will call. Buy tickets at the door (cash only) an hour before the concert begins. Sat., Aug 23, 5 pm: Preview performance: Christ Episcopal Church, 64 South Country Rd. in Bellport, NY. Aug 24: Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skipper's Lane, Orient, NY

Sunday, August 24, 2014, 2 pm
Monday, August 25, 2014, 6 pm

Virginia Beach Chorale Auditions
The Virginia Beach Chorale announces auditions for its 57th concert season. The Chorale is one of Hampton Roads longest-tenured performing arts organizations and presents two major concerts (December & May) each year, with smaller performances presented as opportunities arise. The two major concerts are presented at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in the Virginia Beach Town Center. Auditions will be held on Sunday, August 24 at 2:00 p.m. and Monday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m. All auditions will be held at Thalia Trinity Presbyterian Church, 420 Thalia Road, Virginia Beach. The audition consists of a prepared solo in any genre, a range test, and a sight-singing exercise. Music reading ability is a necessity. There are openings in all voice parts; we are strongly seeking tenors and basses. For more information, contact Dr. Don Krudop at 757-635-0905 or dkrudop@mac.com.

Monday, August 25, 2014, 6 – 8 pm
I. Sherman Greene Chorale, Inc. Auditions
The I. Sherman Greene Chorale, Inc., a semi-professional choral ensemble, will hold auditions for all voice parts on Monday, August 25, 2014, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Choir Room at Booker T. Washington High School, 1111 Park Ave, Norfolk. Singers should be prepared to sing a song of their choice and vocal range exercises, selected by the director, to determine choir section placement. Additional auditions will be held 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm each Monday at BTW High during the month of September, prior to the regularly scheduled 6:00 pm Chorale rehearsals. For further information, call 757-277-9699 or visit www.ishermangreenechorale.org

Monday, August 25, 2014
TCC Chorus
Come sing with us! Tidewater Community College Chorus invites community singers ages 18-80+ to join us fall semester as we sing the Vivaldi "Gloria in D Major" and other seasonal works. We are a 1 cr. hr. open enrollment mixed chorus fine arts elective with no audition or other prerequisite requirement. We rehearse Mondays & Wedensdays on the TCC Norfolk campus fron 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. Our performances are in the beautiful TCC Jeanne & George Roper Performing Arts Center, and at other locations as we are invited. To join us, all you need do is register for MUS 137-Chorus at any TCC campus registration center. Current TCC students may also register on line or by phone. Senior citizens may qualify for tuition reduction - please speak with a counselor at any registration center to determine if you qualify. Rehearsals begin Monday, August 25. We hope to see you then. If you have questions or want additional information, please call 757-399-5716 or email dwarren@tcc.edu

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 4 pm
Ambrosia Quartet
A Touch of Class, Soothin' Summer Sounds 2014 at the Matthews Memorial Library presents the Ambrosia Quartet. Violinists Simon Lapointe and Mayu Cipriano, violist Beverly Kane Baker, cellist Rebecca Gilmore and guest second violin, Elizabeth Vonderheide will be performing works by Mozart, the Beatles and Mendelssohn. Visit www.ambrosiaquartet.com No admission charge; open to the public. Mathews Memorial Library 251 Main St, Mathews, VA 23109

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 7:30 pm
Symphonicity: Hooray for Hollywood
Presented by SYMPHONICITY-The Symphony Orchestra of Virginia Beach and Virginia Beach Events Unlimited in the “Symphony By the Sea” series. The concert features music from “Frozen”, and from “Star Trek” and television and the movies. Soprano Kimberly Nickerson and guest will sing. Fans of “Frozen”: feel free to dress in costumes and sing along. There will be souvenirs for children. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy this free concert under the stars. Free Oceanfront Concert. 31st Street Park, Oceanfront, Virginia Beach

Saturday, August 30, 2014, 7:30-10:00 pm
Opera in the Park, Richmond
Join Virginia Opera for an evening of opera’s greatest hits. Open to the public. Music, food, prizes. Park opens at 6 pm; concert starts at 7:30. Dogwood Dell Amphitheater, Richmond

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