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Welcome to Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival, centered in beautiful Floyd County.

Our focus is on music education, especially the support of local young people, and on broadening our region’s musical richness by making classical music and a blend of classical and Appalachian heritage styles affordable and available in our community – in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

 Please send an email to [email protected] and get on our mailing list to stay up to date.

We are an affiliate of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra  RSO.com.

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Home for the Holidays: Maestro Wiley and Friends

Sunday, December 18th, 2022 3:00pm at the Floyd Events Center

Adelaide Muir Trombetta, soprano
Kevin Matheson, violin

Adelaide Muir Trombetta, soprano

Kevin Matheson, violin

David Stewart Wiley, pianist

Come Celebrate the spirit of the season with uplifting Holiday music with Maestro Wiley and friends. 

Favorites from The Messiah, Greensleeves, O Holy Night, The Nutcracker, and Wiley’s special Ukrainian Bell Carol Fantasy.  An afternoon concert in festive Celebration Hall for the whole family to enjoy — even a Carol singalong!

Home for the Holidays Program


Tickets




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Thanks for Attending

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Coming Next Spring

David Stewart Wiley and members of the RSO will return for another outstanding performance.

Virtuoso Strings

Sunday, June 18th, 2023

 

 

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Honoring Sam Kephart

VBRMF is establishing a scholarship fund honoring Sam.

Read more here.

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Thanks for Attending… look forward to other great concerts

Classics Around the World

Want to get on our email list?.. contact us at:

[email protected]

Sunday June 19, 3pm

Floyd Event Center
188 Eco Village Trail SE, Floyd, VA 2409

See the full program.

Read about all the artists here.

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Thanks for Coming.. it was a great Success!!!!!

Was on  May 7 2022

Sandra Smith Scholarship Concert

May 7th 2pm
First United Methodist Church in Salem
125 W. Main Street.
Salem, VA

Performers will be various alumni of Floyd County High School including renown organist Michael Bower who is currently Director of Music at St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre, N.Y..

Donations accepted NOW.

Please send them  to:
Floyd County Cares
Designate Sandra Smith Scholarship Fund
100 E Main St, Ste 108
Floyd VA 24091

For More Info:
please email:  Naomi VanCeave at [email protected]
or call her:   540-529-4978


Learn More

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April 2, 2022 The Wren Masters

A Baroque Quartet from Williamsburg, Virginia

Thanks for Attending!

Learn more at their web site.  https://www.sites.google.com/site/wrenmasters/home

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    Blue Ridge Strings Program

Starting up again on September 2021

Register for the new season here:

Working with the June Bug Center, VBRMF has helped many kids learn music.

To learn more, click here.

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Last June.. hope you didn’t miss it.

“Barber, Mozart, Vivaldi”    

Sunday, June 10, 3:00 pm   

Celebration Hall, Floyd EcoVillage

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Thanks for attending the 2017

Spring Concert

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March 7th, 2020 – Ranier Trio at Floyd Center of the Arts

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News

Madison String Quartet

On March 17th, 2017, the Floyd Center for the Arts and Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival welcome the talented Madison String Quartet to Floyd VA. Along with the concert Saturday evening the Quartet will lead a Master Class for local … Continue reading

Exciting New Strings Program

 4TH AND 5TH GRADERS! The Blue Ridge Strings Program will introduce the study of classical music on stringed instruments to elementary age children in Floyd County.   Through hands on instruction and creative enrichment, the program will support growth and development … Continue reading

2017 Scholarship Recipients

On May 21,2017, at the Bach to Bluegrass Concert, three young Floyd County musicians were awarded scholarships by VBRMF.   In memory of Ed Fallon, Eli Wildman, age 16, was awarded a scholarship to attend the Berklee Global String Program this … Continue reading

Laurel Brooke Update

In 2015 Laurel Brooke of Floyd, a violinist, received the David S. Wiley Scholarship from Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival. She then attended New River Community College for a year as a part-time student–not only to gain credits for general … Continue reading

Master Class

On April 1, aspiring young area musicians will gather in Floyd to participate in a classical string master class.  Instructors for the class are the members of the Julius Quartet – violinists Helen Hyun Jeong Lee and David Do, violist … Continue reading

2016 Vbrmf Scholarship Winner

Local area musician and artist, Elizabeth Shelor, recently received her teaching certification from the Suzuki Music Institute.  Elizabeth, a 2016 scholarship winner with Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival (VBRMF) received tuition for the Suzuki training through the David Wiley, Sr., … Continue reading

House Concert

On September 11, 2016 in a beautiful mountain-top home in Meadows of Dan, 85 music lovers gathered for an afternoon of Classical Music in the Mountains, a fundraiser for Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival.  The program, coordinated by pianist and … Continue reading