earthday2017Come join the Virginia Women’s Chorus at the University of Virginia as they perform folk, country, and contemporary music to celebrate the beauty of our earth.  Special guests UVA Bluegrass will join the Chorus for a set of Wailin’ Jennys songs, including Arlington and Away But Never Gone. Mark your calendars for April 22 at 3:30 in Old Cabell Hall at UVA for an afternoon to remember!

Music by a Native American musician will open the concert and selections accompanied by oboe, flute, piano, and percussion will follow.  The second half will feature folk and country songs, including Jean Ritchie’s Now is the Cool of the Day.
The Chorus is partnering with several environmental stewardship groups that will have their information in the lobby of Old Cabell Hall.

The Virginia Women’s Chorus, conducted by Katherine “KaeRenae” Mitchell, is committed to excellence in the performance of classical, contemporary and diverse music from the challenging choral literature for women’s voices.  The Chorus seeks to inspire in the choral art form through the celebration of women’s repertoire.  Comprised of devoted and talented young women, this ensemble is student-run and continues to uphold its tradition of exceptional music. Accolades come from many concertgoers and include comments such as: “The concert was stunningly beautiful, sensitively programmed and a musical treat of the highest order.  It really was quite amazing.”
Admission to the concert is $15 for adults and $5 for students.  Tickets may be purchased from the Arts Box Office and by phone at (434)-924-3376.  For more information, visit our website at  Free parking is available in the C1 lot off McCormick Rd, and the K2 lot behind South Lawn.  Handicap parking is available in the small parking lot adjacent to Bryan Hall.  For further parking information, please call (434)-924-3984.  The Virginia Women’s Chorus is affiliated with the McIntire Department of Music.

Come and enjoy this diverse concert that is guaranteed to inspire you long after the music ends!