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Renowned Pianist Recounts Miraculous Recovery

Her physicians told her she’d likely never play two-hand piano again. But two years to the day after being diagnosed with a rare cancerous growth, she was once again playing “my beloved Chopin.” ...More

‘Bach Admirers’ to be Featured at Festival

The 15th annual Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival at Eastern Mennonite University will spotlight composers from many cultures who were strongly influenced by the prolific German composer. The program opens Sunday, June 10 and concludes with the popular Leipzig worship service June 17. ...More

Bach Festival Works to be Highlighted

Adair McConnell Adair McConnell, minister of music at St. Stephens United Church of Christ in Harrisonburg, will give a talk highlighting several works to be performed at the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, June 10-17. The lecture ...More

Bach Festival Features International Artist

Janina Fialkowska, pianist She thought she’d never play two-hand piano again. But she is, perhaps with greater virtuosity than before. Internationally-acclaimed Canadian pianist Janina Fialkowska will return to the Lehman Auditorium ...More

Bach Festival Previews June Program

Adair McConnell, minister of music at St. Stephens United Church of Christ in Harrisonburg, will give two talks highlighting some of the works to be performed at the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival coming up June 10-17, 2007. ...More

Local Musicologist to Speak on Bach

The 15th annual Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is several months away, but planners are seeking to stir early interest in this year’s program with a special preview of the work and life of the prolific German composer. Milo ...More

EMU Festival Offers Bach – and All that Jazz

Prolific German composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) scarcely had time to catch his breath. No sooner did he compose a cantata for the Sunday worship service at the St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Leipzig where he was ca ...More

Bach to Bach Hits at EMU

Kenneth J. Nafziger conducts the Bach Festival orchestra, chorus and soloists Lesley Andrew, Heidi Kurtz, Kenneth Gayle and Daniel Lichti in performing Bee ...More

Chamber Singers To Embark on Brief Tour

Chamber Singers Photo by Jim Bishop The Chamber Singers, a select student choir at Eastern Mennonite University, will present program of worship in music at four locations on a weekend tour. They will sing 11 a.m. ...More

Wind Ensemble Plays Soft and Sweet

The Eastern Mennonite University Wind Ensemble, directed by James W. (Jim) Warner, will present its fall concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in EMU’ ...More