Virginia’s Women’s Chorus presents 39th annual spring concert

Calendar 2013“Higher and Higher: Here, There, and Back Again” will take place 4.20.13. Enjoy the music of yesteryear and today in the Virginia Women’s Chorus’ 39th annual spring concert on Saturday, April 20th at 3:30 pm in Old Cabell Hall at the University of Virginia.

Come celebrate spring with old favorites, classics, and contemporary Australian music.

Performances will range from the popular Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and Fever, to traditional Over the Rainbow, to selections by Debussy and Schubert. A jazz combo with piano, guitar, trumpet, bass, and drums will add zest and ramp up a concert that goes “way up high”. This diverse display of music is sure to inspire and uplift audiences of any age! The Chorus is known for bringing novelty to its concerts and this year will be no different.

The Virginia Women’s Chorus, conducted by Katherine “KaeRenae” Mitchell, is committed to excellence in the performance of classical, contemporary and diverse music from the challenging choral literature for women’s voices.  The Chorus seeks to inspire in the choral art form through the celebration of women’s repertoire. Comprised of devoted and talented young women from seven countries and nine states, this ensemble is student-run and continues to uphold its tradition of exceptional music. Accolades come from many concert-goers and include comments such as this: “The concert was stunningly beautiful, sensitively programmed and a musical treat of the highest order.  It really was quite amazing.” 

Admission to the concert is $15 for adults, $7 for VWC alums, and $5 for students and may be purchased from the Arts Box Office and by phone at (434)924-3376. For more information visit our website at www.virginiawomenschorus.org or contact Amanda Laskey, president of the Virginia Women’s Chorus at avl6cs@virginia.edu. Free parking is available in the C1 lot off McCormick Rd, and the K2 lot behind South Lawn. Handicap parking is available in the small parking lot adjacent to Bryan Hall.  For further parking information please call (434) 924-3984.   The Virginia Women’s Chorus is affiliated with the McIntire Department of Music.


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