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Symphony Orchestra

Essentially Ellington

Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre 620 MILLWOOD AVE., Winchester, VA, United States

Essentially Ellington, a premier educational initiative of Jazz at Lincoln Center, returns to Shenandoah Conservatory with a day of workshops for high school bands and performances by special guest artists.

Free

Jazz Combos

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Under the direction of Craig Fraedrich, Jazz Combos present their spring concert featuring a diverse lineup of jazz standards.

Free

ShenCoLAB: Festival of Arts, Ideas & Exploration

Main Campus 1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA, United States

ShenCoLAB culminates with a daylong Festival of Arts, Ideas & Exploration featuring a wide variety of exciting, innovative and provocative performances, presentations and other special events.

$5 – $10

ACMF 2023: Elevation

Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall 1400 L. P. HILL DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Inspired by lofty places, Appalachian Chamber Music Festival presents Elevation, a powerful program inspired by the view from above.

Guest Artist Recital: Alfonso Padilla, saxophone

Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall 1400 L. P. HILL DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Alfonso Padilla is a Spanish saxophonist with great international prominence whose current work focuses on the performance of both classical and contemporary music.

Handley 100th: An Evening with Norman Shankle, Tenor

Main Campus 1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA, United States

American tenor Norman Shankle presents a special concert with a guest accompanist, and discusses his life and career since his time at Handley and Shenandoah.

Free

Inside/Out: Arts Open House

Main Campus 1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA, United States

The arts run amok during Shenandoah Conservatory’s Inside/Out open house when we throw open the doors to our venues, set up outdoor stages and let you curate your own performance experience.

Free

World of the Piano: Anton Nel

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Anton Nel, a prize-winning pianist who has been concertizing worldwide for more than five decades, returns to our stage to perform Handel, Chaminade, Beethoven and more.

Studio Big Band

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

The Studio Big Band celebrates the music of Elton John and Dave Brubeck featuring hits like Rocket Man, Saturday Night’s Alright (For Fighting), Take Five, Blue Rondo a La Turk and more.

Event Series The Book of Life

The Book of Life

Glaize Studio Theatre, Ruebush Hall 620 MILLWOOD AVE., Winchester, VA, United States

The Book of Life blends theatrical storytelling, hand-crafted projections and original live music by the internationally acclaimed Women Drummers of Rwanda.

Event Series The Book of Life

The Book of Life

Glaize Studio Theatre, Ruebush Hall 620 MILLWOOD AVE., Winchester, VA, United States

The Book of Life blends theatrical storytelling, hand-crafted projections and original live music by the internationally acclaimed Women Drummers of Rwanda.

Wind Ensemble

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

The Wind Ensemble launches its season with a concert featuring violist and composer Jessica Meyer.

Faculty & Guest Artist Recital: Across the Atlantic

Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall 1400 L. P. HILL DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Violinist and singer Tara McNeill and pianist Alexander Bernstein perform original duo music from their new album alongside their own arrangements of traditional Irish tunes and more.

Hub New Music

Bright Box Theater 15 N. Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA

Hub New Music is a “nimble quartet of winds and strings” (NPR) driven by an unwavering dedication to building community through new art.

Faculty Recital: Viña & Davin

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Assistant Professor of Percussion Karlyn Viña and Associate Professor of Guitar Colin Davin partner to present a chamber music recital featuring works with percussion and guitar.

Symphony Orchestra

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Join us as we welcome the Symphony Orchestra's new artistic director and conductor Emanuele Andrizzi in a special concert highlighting the music of Tomasi, Verdi, Okpebholo and Haydn!

Van Buren Winds

Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall 1400 L. P. HILL DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Faculty members of the Van Buren Winds perform works for chamber winds and piano.

Faculty Chamber Music Recital

Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall 1400 L. P. HILL DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Shenandoah Conservatory instrumental and keyboard faculty members partner to present special program of chamber music.

Symphonic Band

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

The Symphonic Band presents an evening of works for symphonic winds under the direction of Shaun Evans.

Little Big Band

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

The Little Big Band celebrates the music of American jazz trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker with a special performance of cool jazz and other standards.

Conservatory Choir

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

The Conservatory Choir kicks off its season, welcoming the ensemble’s new director Richard W. Robbins in a program featuring a lush variety of classic and modern choral selections.

Sphinx Virtuosi

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Sphinx Virtuosi presents a program showcasing the beauty and tradition of excellence inherent in classical music created and performed by generations of Black and Latinx composers.

Collaborative Arts: Voice & Piano

Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall 1400 L. P. HILL DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Special guests Suzanne DuPlantis and Laura Ward join faculty and students to curate and produce an intimate evening of art song, while exploring the collaborative relationship between pianist and vocalist.

Jazz Combos

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

The Jazz Combos, directed by Darryl Brenzel, Eric Byrd, Craig Fraedrich and Matt Niess, present a free concert featuring the Latin, jazz fusion, standards and R&B combos.

Saxophone Ensemble

Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall 1400 L. P. HILL DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Under the direction of Professor of Saxophone Timothy Roberts, members of the Saxophone Ensemble present their fall concert.

Symphony Orchestra

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

The Symphony Orchestra presents a performance dedicated to peace, highlighting music by composers from Ukraine, Russia and Mexico, including the Ukrainian-born Prokofiev and Russian Stalin-dissident Shostakovich.

World of the Piano: John O’Conor

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Shenandoah Conservatory’s Distinguished Artist-in-Residence John O'Conor presents a program of Haydn, Schubert, Field, Scriabin and Beethoven.

Trombone Collective

Armstrong Concert Hall 702 UNIVERSITY DR., Winchester, VA, United States

Under the direction of Director of Jazz & Commercial Music and Associate Professor of Trombone Matthew Niess, members of the Trombone Collective present their fall concert.