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NOVA-Alexandria to host end of spring semester concert


The music department at NOVA-Alexandria will close out the academic year with an uplifting spring concert. “Close to Home: An evening with American Composers” will include performances by The NOVA Community Chorus, the NOVA Alexandria Band and the NOVA Alexandria Jazz Ensemble.

Music selections will include "Rockin' in Rhythm" by Duke Ellington, "Jamie" by Sammy Nestico, "Frostiana: Seven Country Songs" by Randall Thompson featuring the poetry of Robert Frost, "Variations on a Shaker Melody" by Aaron Copland, and "Overture to Candide" by Leonard Bernstein. The concert is free and open to the public.

7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6  

Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 3001 North Beauregard Street, 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: Jennifer Gonzalez | 703.425.5839 | jgonzalez@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 the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.