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NOVA’s Manassas campus invites community invited to attend International Night Nov. 20

The evening from 7 to 10 p.m. will feature a journey around the world showcasing the many cultures that are represented at NOVA-Manassas. The event includes a keynote speaker, skits, music, raffles, food and more.

JJ Kuchan, Osbourn Park band director, chosen “New Teacher of Year” by Apple FCU

Much to his surprise, and to thunderous cheers from the crowd Oct. 6, JJ Kuchan, Osbourn Park High School's band director, was named New Educator of the Year by Apple Federal Credit Union.

150-plus strings students complete orchestra camp on Star Wars note

With the precision of the imperial army standing ready for battle behind Darth Vader, the students who participated in the PWCS Orchestra Camp finished their closing concert with a medley of Star Wars themes.

New American Roots Series - country and bluegrass music - begins Oct. 6 at Hylton Center

Hylton Performing Arts Center will begin a new program entitled American Roots Series, presented by F.H. Furr Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning & Electrical as part of the venue’s 2017-2018 season. The series will feature the best of bluegrass, folk, country, and blues in up-close and down-home concerts at the GregoryFamily Theater.

Marsteller girls to attend special summer “music camp”

Rising eighth-graders in the Women’s Choir at Marsteller Middle School will be in “music camp” in August, working with Choral Teacher Julie Phelan to prepare for the high point of their careers, a 30-minute performance before an audience of thousands of music educators in November. This is the second time that Marsteller has won an invitation to bring the choir to the Virginia Music Educators Association annual conference.

Strike Up the Band! - Four of them actually on May 21 in Manassas

On Sunday, May 21, Prince William Community Band will host its 9th Annual Band Festival at the Harris Pavilion, 2-6 p.m., at 9201 Center Street, Manassas, VA.

G. Bud Hearn, former director of WSHS orchestras, will direct All County Senior Honors Orchestra

Outstanding orchestra students from Prince William County Public Schools at the middle and high school levels will combine their talents for an afternoon of music at the upcoming All-County Orchestra program, scheduled for Saturday, January 28 at 4 p.m. at Woodbridge Senior High School. The annual event gives young musicians a chance to perform challenging scores under the direction of a guest conductor.

Stan Schoonover, former Fairfax Supv. of Music, to direct 2017 All-County High School Band on Jan. 7

For the greatest toe-tapping beat Prince William County band students can achieve, attend the All-County High School Band event of the year scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 7 at Osbourn Park High School. Snow date is Jan. 14

Battlefield and Forest Park earn prestigious invite with great music

Talented choir students and musical directors won Battlefield and Forest Park High Schools coveted invitations to perform for the Virginia Music Educators Association at the group's annual convention Nov. 17.

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