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Special: Voices & Winds in the Valley – Broadway, Opera & More
Jul
29
7:30 PM19:30

Special: Voices & Winds in the Valley – Broadway, Opera & More

Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner, or grab an under-tent table, and enjoy exciting tunes from Broadway to the Opera, sung by the talented singers in our Vocal Intensive program. Plus, our new Academy woodwind quintet will perform, offering something for everyone! We’ll have libations to purchase so you can raise a glass to toast our incredible students.

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Special: US Army Brass Quintet & Master Sergeant Bob McDonald in Performance
Jul
30
7:30 PM19:30

Special: US Army Brass Quintet & Master Sergeant Bob McDonald in Performance

The musicians of the US Army Band’s “Pershing’s Own” in Washington, DC are back! This time featuring Master Sergeant Bob McDonald and the United States Army Brass Quintet, this free concert is a family-friendly evening of patriotic, nostalgic, and fun songs, creating a spirit of community and joy.

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Special: 13th Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest
Jul
14
12:00 PM12:00

Special: 13th Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Music Fest

Now a part of the Festival, this day-long celebration of all things Bluegrass! Performers will include Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen (2016 IBMA Instrumental Group of the Year), Banjo player Kaia Kater, and the Lonesome River Band (including Jesse Smathers, winner of the 2017 IBMA Momentum Vocalist of the Year award). Bring your fiddle, guitar, bass, or banjo for jam sessions, or just come and enjoy the music with friends and family!

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Special: Champagne & Schubert
Jul
13
8:30 PM20:30

Special: Champagne & Schubert

Inspired by Beethoven, Schubert’s Octet is a masterpiece of the large chamber music repertoire. Enjoy an intimate performance of this epic work, performed by our Festival Artists and conducted by our Academy Conductors. Then, toast their accomplishments with a glass of sparkling wine or non-alcoholic beverage in a unique talk-back about the music and the process of becoming a conductor. 

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Wild Wednesday I: Opening Night: Live from the MountainTop – A Radio Revue
Jul
11
7:30 PM19:30

Wild Wednesday I: Opening Night: Live from the MountainTop – A Radio Revue

Step back in time to the ‘40s and ‘50s with an old-fashioned radio show, combining stories, music, and more. Featuring The Richard Williams Trio (2018 Virginia Commission for the Arts Touring Artist) and Wintergreen Festival Artists. Mike Goldberg, host of Richmond’s WCVE Music, a Community Idea Station, will be our guest emcee for this memorable evening!

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Special: 4:00 pm Vines & Violins – A Journey Through the Senses
Jul
8
4:00 PM16:00

Special: 4:00 pm Vines & Violins – A Journey Through the Senses

Join Erin Freeman, WPA’s Artistic Director, and Andrew Hodson, Owner of Veritas Vineyard & Winery as they guide you through a wine and music tasting like none other. One of our most highly reviewed events from 2017, Vines & Violins is back with five exclusive wines paired with five musical selections.

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Special: 2:00 pm Vines & Violins – A Journey Through the Senses
Jul
8
2:00 PM14:00

Special: 2:00 pm Vines & Violins – A Journey Through the Senses

Join Erin Freeman, WPA’s Artistic Director, and Andrew Hodson, Owner of Veritas Vineyard & Winery as they guide you through a wine and music tasting like none other. One of our most highly reviewed events from 2017, Vines & Violins is back with five exclusive wines paired with five musical selections.

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Special Event: Vines & Violins - A Wine and Music Tasting
Jul
16
4:30 PM16:30

Special Event: Vines & Violins - A Wine and Music Tasting

Join Erin Freeman, WPA’s Artistic Director, and the masterminds of Veritas Vineyard & Winery as they explore the effects of wine and music on mood, perception, and emotions. With a string quartet of Wintergreen Festival Artists and a thoughtfully curated program of wine and music, this will be a wine tasting and musical experience unlike any other.

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Special Event: Vines & Violins - A Wine and Music Tasting
Jul
16
3:00 PM15:00

Special Event: Vines & Violins - A Wine and Music Tasting

Join Erin Freeman, WPA’s Artistic Director, and the masterminds of Veritas Vineyard & Winery as they explore the effects of wine and music on mood, perception, and emotions. With a string quartet of Wintergreen Festival Artists and a thoughtfully curated program of wine and music, this will be a wine tasting and musical experience unlike any other.

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Special Event: Vines & Violins - A Wine and Music Tasting
Jul
16
1:30 PM13:30

Special Event: Vines & Violins - A Wine and Music Tasting

Join Erin Freeman, WPA’s Artistic Director, and the masterminds of Veritas Vineyard & Winery as they explore the effects of wine and music on mood, perception, and emotions. With a string quartet of Wintergreen Festival Artists and a thoughtfully curated program of wine and music, this will be a wine tasting and musical experience unlike any other.

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Special Event: Voices in the Valley
Jul
9
7:30 PM19:30

Special Event: Voices in the Valley

Voices in the Valley – Broadway, Opera & More

Rockfish Valley Community Center (RVCC), 190 Rockfish School Lane (off of Rt. 151) in Afton – Free, donations appreciated


Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner, or grab an under-tent table, and enjoy exciting tunes from Broadway to the Metropolitan Opera, sung by the talented singers in our Vocal Intensive program. This family-friendly show will be fun and interactive, and will have you whistling a happy tune for weeks to come. We’ll have libations to purchase so you can raise a glass to toast our incredible students (plus a few surprises!).

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