Dance and music for Westover Weekend

Monday April 21 2014

 

danceA weekend of dance and music awaits members of the Westover Alumni Society and the Lynchburg community.

Thursday - Sunday

Dance Works Spring Dance Concert presents “Masquerade” with staff-, alumni- and student-choreographed pieces performed in a variety of dance styles. Two faculty choreographers are Megan Emanuel ’01, ’09 MEd  and  Ryan Moody ’14, two  alumni choreographers, Brooke Bromery  '13 and Mandi Dolan '13, as well as eight student choreographers. Dancers are Sydney Anderson, Paige Beer, Lexius Barr, Annie Besterman, Megan Campbell, Kendall Faris, Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Emily Gantt, Becky Johnson, Madeline Light, Jill McGarrity, Katie Miller, Jordan Phillips, Jessica Riccio, Whitney Scharpf, Tori Travers, Chelsea Williams, and Amber Zabinsky.  Dillard Theatre, Lynchburg College, April 24, 25, 26 at 7:30 p.m., April 27 at 2 p.m.

Friday

Lynchburg College Wind Symphony and Orchestra presents Harmony in the Hills: Challenging the Spring Tradition featuring Capriccio Italien by Tchaikovsky, Country Band March by Charles Ives, and Symphony in B-flat for Band by Paul Hindemith. Dr. Oeida Hatcher, conductor. Sydnor Performance Hall, Lynchburg College, 7:30 p.m. Tickets required (no charge), 434.544.8344.

Saturday

Lynchburg College Concert Choir Spring Concert of choral and vocal chamber musical selections by members of the LC Concert Choir conducted by Dr. Jong Kim. Snidow Chapel, Lynchburg College, 7:30 p.m. The Concert Choir will also perform Sunday, April 27, at 6 p.m. in Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, Springfield, Virginia. Both concerts are free.

The 33-voice auditioned ensemble will perform selections including If Ye Love Me by Philip Wilby, Cantate Domino by Claudio Monteverdi, Beati quorum via by Charles Villars Stanford, Song of Triumph by Dale Grotenhuis, The Pasture by Randall Stroope, Earth Song by Frank Ticheli, Three Australian Bush Songs by Iain Grandage, Worthy To Be Praised by Byron Smith, The Road Home by Stephen Paulus, and other selections.

The Westover Alumni Society is open to members of the classes who have graduated 40 or more years ago. Westover Alumni Society Weekend is a time to gather together to recall favorite memories - and to make new ones. Check out the full schedule.