World Water Day Concert and Annual Potomac River Cleanup

On March 21, the NOVA Community Chorus (Dr. Mark Whitmire, Director) presented A World Water Day Concert in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. The event was co-sponsored by the Federal Water Quality Association, Water For People and the Alice Ferguson Foundation, a local nonprofit organization that focuses on cleaning up the Potomac River. In attendance were NOVA … Continue reading World Water Day Concert and Annual Potomac River Cleanup

Annual Chorus Benefit Concert: “Ein Liederabend”

The NOVA Community Chorus will present its Annual Chorus Benefit Concert on Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. This year’s concert, “Ein Liederabend,” features Mendelssohn’s “Concerto for Two Pianos,” performed by Christine and David Hagan. The chorus will sing “Miriam’s Song of Triumph” by Franz Schubert, “Nachtlied” by Robert Schumann and the famous “How Lovely Is Thy … Continue reading Annual Chorus Benefit Concert: “Ein Liederabend”

Annual Chorus Benefit Concert: “Ein Liederabend”

The NOVA Community Chorus will present its Annual Chorus Benefit Concert on Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. This year’s concert, “Ein Liederabend,” features Mendelssohn’s “Concerto for Two Pianos,” performed by Christine and David Hagan. The chorus will sing “Miriam’s Song of Triumph” by Franz Schubert, “Nachtlied” by Robert Schumann and the famous “How Lovely Is Thy … Continue reading Annual Chorus Benefit Concert: “Ein Liederabend”

NOVA Performs with Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra

NOVA Performs With Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra

NOVA Community Chorus, directed by Dr. Mark Whitmire, will join the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra to present a concert of music to celebrate the arrival of spring. The concert will include “Appalachian Spring Suite” by Aaron Copland, “Springtime in Funen” by Carl Nielsen and “Spring Symphony” by Robert Schumann. The remaining performance will be on Sunday, April 17 at 3:00 p.m. at George Washington Masonic Memorial (101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22301). This extraordinary opportunity for … Continue reading NOVA Performs With Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra

NOVA Performs with Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra

NOVA Performs with Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra

NOVA Community Chorus, directed by Dr. Mark Whitmire, will join the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra to present a concert of music to celebrate the arrival of spring. The concert will include “Appalachian Spring Suite” by Aaron Copland, “Springtime in Funen” by Carl Nielsen and “Spring Symphony” by Robert Schumann. There will be two performances: Sunday, April 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Church of the Epiphany (1317 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20005) and … Continue reading NOVA Performs with Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra

Annual Chorus Benefit Concert

NOVA Community Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Mark Whitmire, will present its Annual Chorus Benefit Concert on Tuesday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. It will be an all-Bach program including “Cantata 80: Eine feste Burg ist unser Gott” (A mighty fortress in our God), accompanied by orchestra. Acclaimed duo pianists Christine and David … Continue reading Annual Chorus Benefit Concert

Whitmire Directs All-County High School Girls Honors Choir

Whitmire Directs All-County High School Girls Honors Choir

Dr. Mark Whitmire was selected to direct the Chesterfield County Public Schools’ All-County High School Girls Honors Choir. He directed seven hours of master classes and rehearsals on October 21. The singers were selected from 12 high schools, several of which have music programs that are among the most highly regarded in the state. The culmination of the event was an evening concert. Included in … Continue reading Whitmire Directs All-County High School Girls Honors Choir

Annual Chorus Benefit Concert Is Near

The Annual Chorus Benefit Concert featuring Christine Hagan and David Hagan, duo pianists, and the NOVA Community Chorus, with Dr. Mark Whitmire (director) will take place on Tuesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall. The concert will feature music by Schubert, Liszt and Brahms. No tickets are required; a donation is requested. A flyer is available in this edition of the Intercom. Continue reading Annual Chorus Benefit Concert Is Near

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NOVA Community Chorus Tours Italy

The NOVA Community Chorus tour of Italy was an extraordinary success. The choir sang beautifully and represented the College proudly. This tour was indeed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and a great honor. The tour schedule was as follows: Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. (Concert) Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Miracoli, Venice  This was the second day of the tour. Although a bit jet-lagged, the chorus … Continue reading NOVA Community Chorus Tours Italy

NOVA Community Chorus Concert

Please mark your calendar for the following performance by NOVA Community Chorus, Dr. Mark Whitmire, director:  Sunday, March 24 3:00 p.m. Bishop Ireton High School 201 Cambridge Road Alexandria, Virginia The concert includes Cantata Academica by Benjamin Britten performed with The Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic and featuring NOVA music students Lika Bozhich (soprano), Claire Dubas (alto), Francisco Robles (tenor) and Matthew Relton (bass) as soloists. Tickets are $10 … Continue reading NOVA Community Chorus Concert

Don’t Miss the Annual Chorus Benefit Concert

NOVA Community Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Mark Whitmire, will present its annual Chorus Benefit Concert on Tuesday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall on the Alexandria Campus. Come hear talented NOVA students and faculty perform music of Beethoven. “Bravo Beethoven!” will feature pianists Christine and David Hagan playing music arranged for piano-four hands. They will be joined … Continue reading Don’t Miss the Annual Chorus Benefit Concert

NOVA Community Chorus Performances

Mark your calendar for the following performances: Saturday, March 3 3:00 p.m. Church of the Epiphany 1317 G Street, NW Washington, D.C. Sunday, April 1 3:00 p.m. Bishop Ireton High School 201 Cambridge Road Alexandria, Virginia Highlights include Songs of Sunset by Frederick Delius with The Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic featuring Grace Gori (mezzo-soprano) and Aurelius Gori (baritone). Tickets are $10 advance and $20 at the … Continue reading NOVA Community Chorus Performances