in the Blue Ridge Mountains
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.
Thanks for attending the 2017
May 19 – Brass Quintet – downtown Floyd – 6pm
May 20 – String Ensemble – downtown Floyd – 10am
May 20 – Improvisation workshop – June Bug Center – 3pm
May 21 – “Bach to Bluegrass” Concert – EcoVillage – 3pm
October 21, 2017 – Classical Japanese music performed by Washington Koto Ensemble – evening performance – Celebration Hall at Floyd EcoVillage.
News & Updates
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 education, but also to...read more
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 John Batchelder and cellist Byron...read more