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Barbershop Belles & Beaux

Every Friday at 2:30pm-4:00pm

Next Meeting: Friday, August 7, 2015 at 2:30pm

Details:

Women and Men who love to sing are encouraged to come and share their talent.  Professional singing ability is not necessary!  Even if you have never sung Barbershop harmony, you are welcome to join this group of fun-loving singers.  Director June Andrews, with over 30 years Barbershop singing experience, helps us blend our tenor, lead, baritone and bass voices together in “perfect harmony.”  We perform at some Senior Center events and also in a variety of places in the region.

Members only.

Location: Senior Center

Contact: June Andrews (434) 823-4956

Fee: free


Drama Club/Encore Players

Every Tuesday at 2:30pm-4:30pm

Next Meeting: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 2:30pm

Details:

encore_bowA diverse group that meets weekly to read and discuss monologues and one-act plays by famous playwrights as well as original works by members. We stage a spring and fall show at the Center, and sometimes take the show on the road to perform for community groups.

Members only.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


First-Wind Band

Every Wednesday at 10:30am-12:00pm

Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 10:30am

Details:

 

Learn new musical skills or revitalize old ones with the First-Wind Band. All you need is the desire to learn to play an instrument. Interested, but no instrument? We have several for rent. Playing music is not only fun, but is good for your mental and physical health. Ask any of the members and they’ll tell you that it keeps them active and involved, and is a great way to make new friends. For more info and session prices, contact Greg Vaughn at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


Intermediate Tap

Every Monday, Wednesday at 11:00am-12:00pm

Next Meeting: Monday, August 3, 2015 at 11:00am

Details:

This class is designed for students with prior tap experience, but not quite ready for the performing group, the Silver Steppers. Bonnie Williams, a professional dancer has trained in both the United Sates and Europe.  She has been performing, teaching and choreographing jazz, tap and ballet for over forty years.  Tap classes will not meet in July, but will resume in August!

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Contact: Bonnie Williams 434-973-3408

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Intermediate Tap

Members (per class) $15.00
Guests (per class) $18.00


Still Sharp Singers

Every Friday at 1:00pm-2:30pm

Next Meeting: Friday, August 7, 2015 at 1:00pm

Details:

chorus Did you sing in your high school or college glee club?  Or Church choir?  Still like to sing?  Come to a rehearsal and listen to the Still Sharp Singers, and decide if you would like to join this four-part mixed choral group.  We welcome sopranos, altos, tenors, and basses.  Ability to read music is preferred.

Members only.

Location: Senior Center

Contact: Dorothy Richards 434.973.5713

Fee: free


The Flashbacks

Every Friday at 10:45am-12:45pm

Next Meeting: Friday, July 31, 2015 at 10:45am

Details:

flashbacksOne of only two Virginia-based New Horizons Band Project (NHBP) bands, a project that promotes lifelong learning through music and boasts over 100 bands, this 22-member jazz ensemble is under the direction of Greg Vaughn. The 2014 Fall session begins September 12.with tuition being $30 for the Fall semester. . Their classic swinging sounds can be heard at the Center and throughout the region at public events and private parties. Guests are welcome to visit practices. Need a band for a special event? Contact the director to see if we fit the bill!
For rehearsal information and performance schedule, check the band calendar: 
https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=windsareus%40gmail.com&ctz=America/New_York

 

Members only.

Location: Senior Center

Contact: Director .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


The Second-Wind Band

Every Tuesday at 10:45am-12:45pm

Next Meeting: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 10:45am

Details:

Want to be a musician? We can make your dream come true with serious fun! Organized in 1994, this is one of only two Virginia-based New Horizons Band Project (NHBP) bands—a project that promotes lifelong learning through music and boasts over 100 senior citizen bands. Greg Vaughn directs a group of players, most of whom had either never played an instrument or hadn’t played since their school days. The repertoire includes classical, show tunes, patriotic, and holiday music. Along with community performances, the band’s schedule includes two annual concerts at the Center. RECRUITING NEW MEMBERS, COME JOIN US!  All ability levels are welcome, with director’s approval.  For more information and session prices, contact Greg Vaughn at:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) For rehearsal information and performance schedule, check the band calendar: 
https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=windsareus%40gmail.com&ctz=America/New_York

Click here for information about the First-Wind Band.

 

Members only.

Location: Senior Center

Contact: Director .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)