Thalia Brass Quintet is a five piece brass band whose song list features the Beach Boys, folk music, marching tunes as well as a few classical pieces. The band includes a flugelhorn, two trumpets, a trombone, and a tuba!
Bach to Basics Flyer 3.2.2021 Listen to a virtual recital and lecture on the First Suite for Cello by the beloved Johannes Bach. Symphonicity cellist, Marc Powell, will perform and explain each movement of the suite with time for questions and discussion throughout! Registration is required and spots are limited!
In collaboration with artists, presenting: Rich Gray is a paper artist in Norfolk, Virginia whose primary focus is on origami and hand papermaking. He started doing origami as a teenager and was later inspired by the handmade papers he saw in Japan. Rich teaches workshops for adults and children AND The Muse Writers Center's teaching artists provide a worthwhile hour of literary engagement, connecting residents with classic published works of a relatable nature, through reading and writing activities that stimulate minds and spark creativity.
The Elderly Brothers present a barbershop quartet singing barbershop harmony music with some examples explaining what it is. Frequently, we have sing-alongs with the audience and (clean) jokes as part of our entertainment.
Tidewater Bluegrass Revival is a 4 person band focusing on bluegrass music that will be sure to get feet moving and heads swaying. The group features a fiddle, guitar, mandolin and a bass. They love to include participation from the audience.
Symphonicity is the symphony orchestra for the largest city in Virginia, the City of Virginia Beach. They are a proud member of the resident companies at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts with more than 200 volunteer orchestra musicians and choristers who perform for the love of music each year. They offer five masterworks performances, multiple pops concerts, an annual sing-along of Handel's Messiah, an annual children's concert and dozens of small chamber performances throughout our community.
After studying with top drum circle facilitators (Arthur Hull, Jana Broder, Jim Donovan, Christine Stevenson) Arthur Lopez started Drum Your Dream. He facilitates rhythm-based events and celebrates the human spirit through rhythm with people from all walks of life. Requires No prior musical abilities only your willingness to have Fun.
Bonney has been teaching yoga, meditation and mindfulness around the Hampton Roads area. Kam returned to Indoda Entsha and taught himself how to drum comfortably from his wheelchair, using this form of creative expression as a healing mechanism.
We’ll look at just a few of the exhibition pieces from “Believe Dream Inspire” at the Va Beach Art Center and then create watercolor paintings based on the theme. Step by step instruction, all supplies included.
Amanda Wallace is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, where she majored in painting and printmaking before earning her Masters of Fine Arts from Goddard College.
Richard Mekdeci is an award-winning songwriter and musician and a 22 year veteran of the Nashville songwriting community. He has produced, written and recorded with such artists as Roseanne Cash, Kathy Mattea, Patty Loveless, and others.
After studying with top drum circle facilitators (Arthur Hull, Jana Broder, Jim Donovan, Christine Stevenson) he started Drum Your Dream. He facilitates rhythm-based events and celebrates the human spirit through rhythm with people from all walks of life.