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Pan-American Ensemble takes VSU on cultural ride

Written by John Preer   Sunday was another chance for the VSU Pan-American Ensemble to showcase its musical prowess. The ensemble consists of talented musicians who boast a myriad of instrumentation varying from piano and accordion to cello, trumpet and guitar. VSU’s Pan-American Ensemble was founded in the spring of 2009.  The ensemble gives its 15 musicians a chance to ...

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Music majors to showcase talent in VSO’s ‘Virtuosity’

Written by Allison Ericson   VSU students, faculty and staff are invited to “Virtuosity,” a concert showcasing VSU’s talented students. “Virtuosity” will have 27 VSU music majors performing in the orchestra and is expected to have an audience of 500 people.   VSU Concerto competition winners Alexander Schimpf and Mario Rivera will be performing pieces that are sure to showcase ...

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South Georgia String Project to perform at free concert

Written by Quasha Ross   Music continues to thrive in Valdosta with the help of the South Georgia String Project. Led by its director, Lauren Burns, the SGSP is a collaboration of the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and the VSU Department of Music. The project provides an after-school music program where children can receive affordable stringed-instrument instruction. The project also provides ...

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H.E.R.O.’s to bring the Olympics to Magnolia

Written by Allison Ericson   Come share an action-packed afternoon with the VSU Hearts Everywhere Reaching Out for Children (HERO) Olympics. The HERO Olympics is giving local children a chance to be active and goof off by providing multiple activities and field day games. “This is the first ever HERO Olympics, and we want it to be a big success,” ...

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