Virginia’s Blue Ridge Music Festival

Floyd, Virginia
David Stewart Wiley, Artistic Director

 

Presents a Weekend of
“Classical
Music in the Mountains”
June 6 – 8, 2014

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FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 6, 2014
Downtown Floyd – Free
“Informal Ensemble Music”

At the Floyd Artisan Market or Lineberry Park, including several 2013 Fellows

SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014   10:30 – 11:30 AM
Floyd EcoVillage, Celebration Hall

Family Concert — “Baroque to Billy Joel”

David Stewart Wiley at the grand piano and a trio of musicians (flute, bass, percussion) trace the roots of recent recorded hits – from Bach, Classical, and Ragtime to 20th century popular music – a fun and informative one hour program for all ages, hosted by Maestro Wiley.
Tickets PER FAMILY:

Family with one adult: $10 in advance — $12 at door
Family with two adults: $15 in advance — $17 at door

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SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014   6:30 PM
Floyd EcoVillage, Celebration Hall

“Gala Concert” with Reception
Chamber
Orchestra, David Stewart Wiley, Conductor
Blacksburg Community Band, Jay Durner, Director

This gala evening features concertmaster Akemi Takayama and composer/mandolin virtuoso Jeff Midkiff.
– Celebration Hall: selections from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Astor Piazzolla’s fiery tango-infused Four Seasons of Buenos Aires with Ms. Takayama, a special preview of the new Double Concerto for Mandolin and Violin by Midkiff that fuses our mountain heritage with classical forms, plus more
– “Sunset Serenade” at the adjacent Lake Pavilion with the Blacksburg Community Band
– Wine and food reception, Meet the Artists
Tickets: $20 in advance $23 at the door — Students half price

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SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 2014   3:00 PM
Floyd EcoVillage, Celebration Hall

“Art and Music in the Mountains”

Chamber Orchestra Conducted by David Stewart Wiley

This community-wide celebration integrates art into our musical performances – Dvorak’s beloved and nature-inspired Serenade for Winds and Strings and classics by Mozart and Beethoven – and includes several returning 2013 Fellows.
Tickets: $17 in advance $20 at the door — Students half price

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Get a Weekend Pass to all three Concerts guaranteed preferred seating

$40 Adults – $15 Students

 

Weekend Pass to All Three Concerts

 

Weekend Passes and Concert Tickets
Conveniently Available

*By credit card charged over the phone 540.745.2784
(The Jacksonville Center)
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*By cash or check at The Jacksonville Center in Floyd

Group rates available, as well as limited funds
to assist families with ticket costs - call 540.597.6314

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The tickets for each concert will be available
for pick up
at the concert venue.

  • All Festival venues are disability accessible.
  • Artists and repertoire subject to change.

 

 

*** 2015 Music Festival ***

“Ode to Joy in the Mountains”
Wed. May 27 – Sun. June 7, 2015

Once again, the 12 day Festival will include major symphonic works, chamber music, and many delightful informal events throughout the community – presented by a full symphony of professional musicians and highly talented pre-professional Fellows, led by Maestro Wiley. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, with full Festival Orchestra and area choruses, culminates our 2015 Music Festival – which also features the Faculty and Academy Fellows in: Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony, two Concerto Nights with Academy Fellows, the new Double Concerto for Mandolin and Violin by Jeff Midkiff, plus much more.

– Mark your 2015 calendars for another 12 full days of classical joy in the beautiful environs of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.

 

Revisit June 2013 Festival

2013 FESTIVAL OVERVIEW
of All Performances & Master Classes

UPDATED DAILY SCHEDULE
of 2013 Festival Activities

2013 FESTIVAL PROGRAM book


CLICK HERE for detailed Information about June 2013 Concerts, Tickets, Festival Passes, and Free Events