Upcoming Concerts

Nova Alexandria Music Department Concerts at The RACHEL M. SCHLESINGER CONCERT HALL AND ARTS CENTER

4915 East Campus Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311

· February 23, 2023  (7:30pm concert): A Children’s Concert

Featuring the NOVA Alexandria Band,  Special Guest Trumpeter Denis Edelbrock, The George Mason Elementary School Gyil Ensemble, The George Washington & Swanson Middle School Jazz Ensembles and Area School Band & Orchestra Students in the Grand Finale!

· March 28 (7:30pm concert): A Tribute to Gospel Concert

Featuring the NOVA Nighthawks Jazz Ensemble & Special Guests!

• Master class with Sarah Whitney

Thursday, March 30, 2023 from 2:00pm-4:00pm in room AFA-118

• Solo Violin Recital with Loop Pedel by Visiting Artist Sarah Whitney.

(As a soloist, Sarah has collaborated with the Alvin Ailey and Jose Limon dance companies, as well as featured on-stage with Adele, Ellie Goulding, the Transiberian Orchestra, NAS, Jeff Beck, Tommy Lee, Father John Misty. Active as a recording artist, Sarah has performed on albums with Darlene Love, Josh Ritter, Stephen Kellogg and can be heard on William Bolcom’s Grammy-winning album ‘The Songs of Innocence and Experience’. She has performed electric-violin with DJ’s Doug E. Fresh and DJ Spooky, as well as opened for Jennifer Hudson and Diana Ross.).
• April 18, 2023, 8 pm in Schlesinger Hall
The NOVA Community Chorus with special guests from The U.S. Army Chorus and the Arlington Community Chorus.  Selections include The Battle Hymn of the Republic, a world premiere of Peace Restored by Dr. Jonathan Kolm, movements from Dona Nobis Pacem by Vaughan Williams, Hope Lingers On and Shalom by Dan Forrest.

• April 27 (8pm concert): The NOVA Symphony Orchestra at the Schlesinger Concert Hall in Alexandria!

Aaron Copland. 
Fanfare for the Common Man.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17.

• May 5 (8pm concert): NOVA Music Dept. Spring Concert with the choir, jazz, and concert band ensembles.

And this summer in the Northern Virginia Community College Fine Arts Building, room 118 we will have The NOVA Symphony Orchestra!