On a recent Friday morning, Sydnor Performance Hall was literally drumming with excitement. It was “Orff Day” and about two dozen Campbell County fourth- and fifth-graders and their teachers were at the University of Lynchburg for a day of musical exploration.
It’s rare for Americans to get an invitation to join the Gloucester Cathedral Choir in England, but Chris Young ’20, a music education major, got the chance. He’s spending a year there as a tenor.
Lynchburg College has received the 2018 Chapter of Excellence Award for Service from the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). The NAfME, described as “one of the world’s largest arts education organizations,” oversees the Virginia Music Educators Association and its collegiate arm, the CoVMEA. Students and faculty at Lynchburg are members of those organizations.
Lynchburg College music education majors traveled to Richmond on Thursday, February 1, for Arts Advocacy Day. The annual event, sponsored by Virginians for the Arts, brings arts supporters from across Virginia together to meet with lawmakers about the importance of the arts to education, culture, and the economy of the Commonwealth.
Two internationally renowned music philosophers will return to University of Lynchburg this month for public lectures about the important role that music plays in school and life. Dr. David J. Elliott and Dr. Marissa Silverman will present “Why should we care about music education?” on Thursday, October 29, in Sydnor Performance Hall at 7:30 […]