Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman kicks off the UMW Philharmonic’s 49th season this fall. Concerts continue through the spring with an appearance by Mary Washington’s new artist-in-residence, as well as a tribute to American icon Norman Rockwell and an actor-led celebration of national treasures from Abraham Lincoln to America’s pastime. The series runs October through April […]
When Elyse Ridder ’19 declared as a music major, she expected to perform pieces by the likes of Aaron Copland. Never could she have imagined that she’d get to finish a work by the famed American composer. But Mary Washington made it happen. The UMW senior, who graduates next week, has spent countless hours working […]
Modern holiday songs are great, but nothing says “Christmastime” like a classic carol. UMW Philharmonic Orchestra Director Kevin Bartram will share his thoughts on some of the most famous yuletide compositions with audiences across the nation on the With Good Reason (WGR) radio show, beginning this Saturday, Dec. 22. The episode, Holiday Favorites and Memories, […]
Luke Payne ’18, a music and computer science major, plans to parlay his UMW degree into a music production career. Doesn’t hurt that he already has been on stage with the likes of Kristin Chenoweth, Tony Bennett, Renée Fleming and Henry Winkler. Oh – and he’s been playing gigs with a quartet for years. Cellist […]
Kevin Bartram, director of the UMW Philharmonic Orchestra, is leading a treasure hunt.