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.
Roger Dowdy ’70 always knew Lynchburg was the school for him. “It was the only place, but also the right place,” he said. “Lynchburg was just who I was.”
The University of Lynchburg will honor its U.S. military veterans with a concert, “Duty, Honor, Country: An American Salute,” on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 11 and 12. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Schewel Hall’s Sydnor Performance Hall. Tickets are free, but required for admission.
There’s a little something for everyone on the University of Lynchburg’s music department offerings this fall.
Not long before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Christopher Badgett ’13 and his mother had planned to see “The Color Purple” together. The popular musical, based on a novel by Alice Walker and a 1985 movie starring Whoopi Goldberg, is one of Badgett’s favorites. So is one of its musical numbers, “I’m Here.”
University of Lynchburg’s annual “Night at the Movies” concert is “Back in the Saddle, Again!” This time it’s coming to viewers from a computer screen.
The University of Lynchburg’s music department will host a series of virtual events this spring.
The 14th annual Esther C. Olin Lecture/Recital on Piano, “Off the Beaten Path: Lesser-known Works and Composers,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25. The virtual event will be livestreamed on YouTube.
The University of Lynchburg’s music department released a special video montage of holiday music titled “Digital Holiday Greetings Concert” on Friday, Dec. 4.
The University of Lynchburg has announced a new, interdisciplinary program. Starting in Fall 2020, students can major in Africana studies.