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.
The University of Lynchburg has been awarded the 2020 Collegiate Chapter of Excellence Recognition in the Professional Development category by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).
While the COVID-19 pandemic imposed many restrictions on how the University of Lynchburg operates, it also opened up opportunities for student professional development in music education.
Shortly after graduating from the University of Lynchburg this Saturday, Renee Banks and Endasia Mitchell will head off for careers in the U.S. Marine Corps.
University of Lynchburg students and others from the surrounding area had the opportunity to learn from Grammy Award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey, who conducted a master class in Sydnor Performance Hall on Friday, March 1.
Pianist Dr. Ray Luck will perform a concert in the University of Lynchburg’s Sydnor Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28. The concert is free and open to the public.
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.