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Christmas Concert Shines Light on Mary

The Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) Chamber Singers will usher in the Christmas season with a concert focused on Mary, Jesus’ mother, Thursday, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., in Martin Chapel. Directed by Ken J. Nafziger, professor of music at EMU, the Chamber Singers will blend ...More

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Acclaimed Children’s Choir, D.C. Brass Join for Christmas Concert

The angelic sounds of 130 children’s voices, classical brass and pipe organ will herald in the holidays at the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) concerts Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 4 at 3 p.m., at Eastern Mennonite University’s Lehman Auditorium. In celebration of the SVCC’s twentieth anniversary, the highly acclaimed Washington Symphonic Brass (WSB) Quintet from Washi ...More

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Youth Orchestra, Children’s Choir Announce Concert

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) and the Shenandoah Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra will present a joint concert 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, in Lehman Auditorium on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The 33-member youth symphony, part of EMU’s Preparatory Music pro ...More

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Fortepianist to Perform in Martin Chapel

World renowned pianist Andrew Willis will host a workshop and perform on the fortepiano, an instrument used by Mozart and Beethoven, Saturday, Nov. 19, in Martin Chapel on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Willis will hold a lecture and workshop from 2 – 4 p.m., Saturday with masterclass, high school and college students. Following the workshop, attendees will have ...More

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A Musical “Trick or Treat”

A musical collection of treats will be on display as the Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra hosts a “Musical Treats and More” performance 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23, in Lehman Auditorium on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Families and children of all ages are invited to a concert that will feature excer ...More

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Registration open for fall Musikgarten classes

Parents looking for a way to promote activities for their young children that involve movement and singing are encouraged to register them for Musikgarten classes at Eastern Mennonite University. Musikgarten classes are designed for infants up to age 7. “Our goal is to nurture children’s music aptitude by engaging them and their families in activities that promote sing ...More

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EMU Group Sings Enroute to Pittsburgh Convention

“Bellaccord,” an all-male acapella ensemble of Eastern Mennonite University students, will present musical programs in six congregations in four states on a week-long tour. The group will present a repertoire of love songs, religious selections and songs of peace and justice. They will perform oldies, barbershop style, pop tunes and more. Composers/arrangers include Dick Sharo ...More

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Children’s Choir Spring Concert at JMU’s Forbes Center April 9 and 10

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) within the music department at Eastern Mennonite University is excited to partner with the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts at James Madison University for its annual spring concert April 9-10. The family-friendly concert is a first-time collaboration between the acclaimed SVCC and the award-w ...More

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EMU Choir Offers Breath of Spring Aire

The Eastern Mennonite University Chamber Singers, a select student choir, will present its spring concert 7 p.m. Sunday, Apr. 17, at Park View Mennonite Church, N. College Ave., Harrisonburg. The 34-voice choir, directed by Dr. Kenneth Nafziger, professor of music, will sing music from their spring break tour through the Midwest along with “Misa Criolla” a setting of the mass ...More

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EMU Students Set Joint Recital

Two Eastern Mennonite University seniors will present a joint voice recital 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 9, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU. Selah Shenk, a music major from Newport News, Va., and Leah Risser, a liberal arts major from Greencastle, Pa., will perform solos and duets on the theme, “Live, Laugh, Love.” Their program will draw from a Spanish, classica ...More