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Ann M. Dibb to Give Education Conference Keynote

and · May 5, 2010

Southern Virginia University will host its annual Education Conference on Friday and Saturday, June 4-5. Speakers and musicians from around the country will focus on the conference theme, “Be of Good Cheer: The Future is as Bright as Your Faith.”

Southern Virginia’s 142nd Commencement on May 1

and · April 30, 2010

On Saturday, May 1, at 10:00 a.m., friends, family and graduates of Southern Virginia University will gather on the lawn of historic Main Hall to celebrate the 142nd Commencement Exercises.

Choirs to Present Spring Concert at Southern Virginia University

and · April 19, 2010

Southern Virginia University will present “Spring Showers of Song,” the final concert of the school year at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 22 at Chandler Hall.

Southern Virginia’s Largest Senior Show Will Open in Main Hall

and · April 13, 2010

On Thursday, April 15, 4:30 p.m. the annual Senior Art Show will open at Southern Virginia University’s Main Hall ballroom. Fourteen senior art students—the largest group yet to mount such a capstone exhibit—will kick off the show with presentations about their artwork. At 5:30 p.m. artists and audience will move to Main Hall’s third floor for a reception and the exhibition of the artwork. The art will be on display for the following two weeks.

Cello Concerto and Latin Jazz at Orchestra Performance

and · April 12, 2010

Cellist Jesse Houchens, student of Lexington artist and teacher Julia Goudimova, will anchor the Southern Virginia University Orchestra’s concert on Thursday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Chandler Hall.

Flute Choir Concert at Southern Virginia March 25

and · March 20, 2010

The Southern Virginia University Flute Choir, under the direction of Launa Whitehead, will present a concert, “Sounds of Spring,” on Thursday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ballroom. All are invited, free of charge, to join in a musical hour heralding this welcome, long-awaited spring. 

Concert Pianist to Honor Schumann in Piano Recital

and · March 2, 2010

This Wednesday, March 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the ballroom Southern Virginia University and local community members will have the privilege of listening to the brilliant, stirring piano artistry of Lise Keiter. She will honor the 200th anniversary of the birth of composer Robert Schumann by performing music of Schumann and his wife Clara, as well as selections by Beethoven and Brahms.

Choir Concert Will Get Your Toes Tapping and Your Hands Clapping

and · February 10, 2010

Southern Virginia University’s Bela Voce and Chamber Choir will join their voices and their hearts in “Jubilee!” at Chandler Hall on Thursday, February 11, at 7:30 p.m.

Spring Arts Events at Southern Virginia

and · January 26, 2010

Spring semester at Southern Virginia brings a bounty of arts and performance events for both the campus community and friends from the surrounding area to enjoy. Theatre, music, visual arts, and dance students all work toward refining their talents as they share them on stage and in the gallery.

Professor and Musicians to Perform and Speak at Forum Jan. 29

, and · January 25, 2010

The Southern Virginia University Friday forum will break out of its customary pattern on Friday, January 29, at 11 a.m. Renowned Lexington fiddler, banjoist and guitarist James Leva, will bring his friends Nora Jane Struthers, PJ George and Matthew Olwell to fill the Stoddard Center with traditional Appalachian music.