After a ten-year effort, Hollins University now joins George Mason, James Madison, and Radford Universities to share in the distinction of being an “All-Steinway School.” Hollins now has 25 of the coveted Steinway pianos, after today’s delivery of five grand and two upright pianos.
For most people, art is something you hang on the wall - but for the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts it’s much, much more. The Center recently staged a happening at Morven Farm in Charlottesville.
While many of their peers are swimming, biking, hiking or just goofing around this summer, more than three dozen high school students from around the state have gathered in Charlottesville this week for a vocal labor of love - rehearsing and performing one of the most complex works of choral art ever. A Mozart marathon now underway.
Judith Gary is music director for the Virginia Consort, a singing ensemble in Charlottesville and one of five music professionals behind a remarkable summer experiment.