If your college professor compared your hard work to a fungus, you might not know quite how to feel about it. When this happened to Summer Campbell ’23, however, she was nothing short of elated.
The University of Lynchburg’s fall concert season kicks off with “Lynchburg: My Hometown,” at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Sydnor Performance Hall.
Every year, Dr. Jimmy Roux gives out awards — think senior superlatives — to the students who go with him to New Orleans for his annual spring break service-learning trip. They range from the more serious “NOLA Spirit Award” and “Service MVP” to the tongue-in-cheek “T-Mobile Customer of the Year” for a student who spent a lot of time texting.
On Friday, March 24, the University of Lynchburg will present “On the West Side with Bernstein, Mozart, and ‘Rudy.’”
Dr. Cynthia Ramsey and Dr. Tim Schauer will be the featured speakers for the University Lecture Series this semester, which begins on Monday, Feb 6.
The University of Lynchburg has been reaccredited by the National Association of Schools of Music until the 2030-31 academic year.
“An American Salute: Duty, Honor, Country,” will take place this Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in Sydnor Performance Hall, located in Schewel Hall on the University of Lynchburg’s campus.
For the first time, students at the University of Lynchburg can add harmonica to their class schedules. This fall, the University launched an accredited harmonica program — thought to be the only one of its kind in the U.S. The half-credit course, Applied Music-Harmonica, is taught by world-renowned musician and adjunct music professor Dr. George Miklas.
The University of Lynchburg’s fall theater lineup features five performances throughout the semester. “Curtain Call and Dance Works,” the first show of the year, will be presented on Friday, Sept. 16, in conjunction with Families Weekend.
The University of Lynchburg will enter into a formal partnership with the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, Aug. 25. The agreement, to be signed on the University campus that afternoon, will be followed by a 7 p.m. performance of LSO’s Big Band.