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NOVA-Alexandria to host annual Children’s Concert

NOVA and local elementary and middle school students to take center stage


The Northern Virginia Community College NOVA Alexandria Band, the John Adams Elementary School Orff Ensemble and the George Washington Middle School Jazz Band will perform a variety of musical selections as part of the Children’s Concert. The concert reflects the Alexandria Campus’s commitment to its community and is also a celebration of music education in the city’s local schools.

Music will include selections by Richard Wagner, Carl Orff, Henry Fillmore, Mark Camphouse, Dizzy Gillespie, and Alfred Reed.  The evening will also include a recognition ceremony for student winners from the Alexandria City Public Schools in the visual and performing arts categories of the National PTA Reflections Programs.

The Grand Finale will include a combined performance by the NOVA Alexandria Band and area elementary and middle school students. The concert is free and open to the public. Parking is free in the Beauregard Street Garage.


7:30 – 8:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2016


Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 East Campus Drive, Alexandria, VA 22311

Concert contact: Lisa C. Eckstein, music instructor and band director at NOVA-Alexandria, 703.845.6252 or leckstein@nvcc.edu

Media Contact: Raytevia Evans | 703.425.5839 | revans@nvcc.edu



Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.