This month UVa-Wise has been celebrating Music In Our Schools Month by hosting a series of musical events on campus.
Hosted by the National Association for Music Education, the events have featured several different musical groups on campus and many different students.
On Wednesday, March 2, the College’s Bluegrass Band performed for a crowd in the theater lobby of the Gilliam Center for the Arts.
That event was followed by another one on Wednesday, March 16, by The Wise Guys and the College’s woodwind studio.
The next performance will be held on Wednesday, March 23, at 1 p.m. in theater lobby of the Gilliam Center for the Arts.
The event is the National Association for Music Education’s recital, featuring all of its members performing in various solos, duets, and ensambles.
The last two events will take place the last week of March. On Monday, March 28, the Highland Winds and the Wind Ensemble will perform their spring concert in the David J. Prior Convocation Center at 7:30 p.m. Then on Wednesday, March 30, the UVa-Wise Choir will perform in the Slemp Student Center at 1 p.m.
Although not part of the Music In Our Schools Month events, the David J. Prior Convocation Center will see some more big musical sets. On April 1, at 7 p.m. the Close to Home music festival will converge.
The show will feature performances from Halfway To Hazard, Folk Soul Revival, Taylor Ray Holbrook and Earth by Train.Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased for $20 to $25 dollars.