PVCC Music Club to Host Fundraiser Concert - canceled

Charlottesville, Va. – March 10, 2020The Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) Music Club will hold a fundraiser concert featuring modern classical music performers “Duo Sureño” and saxophonist Laurent Estoppey on Saturday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m.  The concert will take place in the V. Earl Dickinson Building’s Main Stage Theatre, located on the PVCC main campus in Charlottesville. Admission to the performance is by “pay what you will” donation.

Collaborating as Duo Sureño since 1999, professor of vocal studies and co-founder of "Opera Wilmington" Nancy King and accomplished guitarist and orchestral soloist Robert Nathanson share a passion for commissioning and performing new music. As a duo, they tour extensively throughout the United States, Germany and Austria, with world premieres most recently in Vienna, Honolulu and Wilmington, North Carolina. The pair is known for their commitment to exploring the blending of the human voice and the guitar through the music of today’s rising star composers.

Laurent Estoppey is Swiss-born saxophonist and composer living in Greensboro, North Carolina. Estoppey devotes his work to contemporary music, and through numerous collaborations with composers has created more than two hundred original works. Nominated for the Herb Alpert Music Awards in 2016, his discography includes more than twenty-five recordings and he is in demand internationally for both his improvisation workshops and contributions to orchestras.

The PVCC Music Club is open to current PVCC students whose interests include music performance and music listening. For more information, contact Associate Professor of Music Bridgid Eversole at beversole@pvcc.edu or 434.961.5381.

The V. Earl Dickinson Building is located at the south end of College Drive. Ample free parking is located in front of the building and the facility is wheel chair accessible.

About Piedmont Virginia Community College

Established in 1972, Piedmont Virginia Community College is a nonresidential two-year institution of higher education that serves Central Virginia – principally, residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. PVCC is committed to providing access to a college education for all who can benefit, an opportunity for each student to reach her/his potential, and excellence in all programs and services. The main campus is in Albemarle County, Virginia. Classes are also offered at the PVCC Eugene Giuseppe Center in Stanardsville, Va. (Greene County) and the PVCC Jefferson School Center in downtown Charlottesville. Visit www.pvcc.edu.

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