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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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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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Young Musicians to Display Their Talents

The Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings Ensemble and several smaller music groups will perform in concert 7 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 27, in Lehman Auditorium at Eastern Mennonite University. Four members of the Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra who have formed a string quartet will open the concert with selections by Tchaikovsky and Anderson. The Junior Strings ensemble, ...More

Budding Musicians Present Spring Concert

The Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra will present its spring concert 7 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 30 in Lehman Auditorium. The program will open with selections from the Junior Strings Ensemble, directed by Sharon M.D. Miller. They will join the full orchestra for an arrangement for an arrangement of the old Shaker song, "Simple Gift ...More

Suzuki Violin Students to Perform at EMU

Suzuki violin students join in performing “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” at an earlier concert in EMU’s Lehman Auditorium. Photo by Jim Bishop More than 100 young people will tak ...More

Youth Orchestra to Give Spring Concert

The Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings ensemble will perform 7 p.m. Sunday, Mar. 25, in Lehman Auditorium. The 25-member orchestra, conducted by Maria Lorcas, will perform “Carmen Suite No. 1″ by Georges Bizet and “West Side Story Suite” by Leonard Bernstein. Ashley Wright will be featured soloist on the “Clarinet Concerto” by Wolf ...More

Children’s Choir, Youth Orchestra Set Joint Concert at EMU

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir (SVCC) and the Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra (SVYO) will present a joint fall concert 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, in Lehman Auditorium at Eastern Mennonite University. The Children’s Choir, celebrating its 15th season, will present a program of ...More

Childrens Choir Releases Seasonal Album

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir, celebrating its 15th anniversary, has released its tenth album, “Silent Night,” with guest harpist Anastasia Jellison. The compact disc, representing some gentler selections of the holiday season, features the Concert Choir (ages 11-17) with additional selections by the Treble Choir (ages ...More

EMU Presents ‘Hands-On’ Music Event

The Shenandoah Valley Youth Orchestra will present a short concert and demonstration of orchestra instruments 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 in Strite Auditorium on ground floor of the Eastern Mennonite University Campus Center. The 30-member ensemble, conducted by Maria Lorcas, will perform excerpts from Handel’s “Music for ...More

A Serenade for Strings at EMU

The grand finale at last spring’s Suzuki violin concert in Lehman Auditorium at EMU. Photo by Jim Bishop A Suzuki violin concert featuring more than 100 performers will be held 4 p.m. Su ...More