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Barbershop Belles & Beaux

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

Next Meeting: Friday, May 6, 2016 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, May 3, 2016 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. 

Fall 2015 Schedule for the Encore Players:
Monday, October 19 at 7:30 PM - The Colonades
Tuesday, October 27 at 11:00 AM - Mary Williams Center/Jaba near the Mall
Wednesday, October 28 at 10:30 AM - Greene County Senior Center, Stanardsville Library
Our Lady of Peace - date and time TBD
We will be doing 2 of the Spring 2015 short plays at each location. This will enable all of our performers to get a chance to do their parts again

Members only.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


Encore Players Spring 2016 Production

Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 3:00pm

Details:

Husbands, Wives, Friends and Other Strangers
Our players will present their spring performance for your laughing pleasure. 
Celebrating our Twelfth year, the Encore Players’ 20-member ensemble will present ”Husbands, Wives, Friends and Other Strangers”, a series of comedic staged readings about marriage, long friendships and the surprises that often occur in life.
Bring your friends and your family—these hour-long performances are absolutely hilarious!  In the Fall, the Encore players will also proudly take this show on the road to other Senior groups in our area.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


First-Wind Band

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

Next Meeting: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 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). Already know how to play? Check out the Second-Wind Band.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center


Musical Performance by DMR Adventures

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

Details:

The All Stars of Dreams Made Real Adventures will be performing a variety of Broadway show tunes, along with some other selections. The All Stars are a community outreach and performance group of students between the ages of 6-16. Free and open to the public.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


Spring Band Concert

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 3:00pm

Details:

Spend May Day with us and enjoy the Second-Wind Band, The Flashbacks and the First-Wind Band as they present their annual Spring Concert, under the direction of Greg Vaughn.  The program includes Serenades, Selections from Mary Poppins, ABBA on Broadway, Shenandoah Mountain and many more favorites.  This concert is free and open to the public, but donations are greatly appreciated.

Open to all.

Location: Senior Center

Fee: free


Still Sharp Singers

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

Next Meeting: Friday, May 6, 2016 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, May 6, 2016 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. 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! The 2015 fall session begins Friday, September 11, and runs through December 6 (holiday concert).
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, May 3, 2016 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)