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A bit of Brazil at SBC concert

A bit of Brazil at SBC concert

| November 5, 2013

Brazilian tunes will heat up this month’s Janet Lowrey Gager Community Concert, which takes place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College.

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SBC singers to star in Lynchburg opera

| October 30, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Chamber and Concert choirs, as well as its eight-singer group “Octavo,” will be part of Lynchburg’s Opera on the James productions of “Suor Angelica” and “Gianni Schicchi” by Giacomo Puccini at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at E.C. Glass.

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British singers join voices with Sweet Briar

British singers join voices with Sweet Briar

| October 21, 2013

Oxford-based a cappella ensemble Voice will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College, with some songs featuring the Sweet Briar College Chamber Choir. The event is part of the College’s 2013-2014 Babcock Season.

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SBC choir sings at Homecoming

SBC choir sings at Homecoming

| October 17, 2013

Sweet Briar’s Concert and Chamber choirs and its new eight-singer group “Octavo” will perform during Homecoming and Families Weekend at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in Memorial Chapel.

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Orson Welles’ Martians are coming

Orson Welles’ Martians are coming

| October 15, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Performing Arts Division is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles’ “War of the Worlds” with a dramatic reading of the infamous radiobroadcast at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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First-year gets taste of Sweet Briar at BLUR

First-year gets taste of Sweet Briar at BLUR

| July 12, 2013

When Briana McCall starts her first semester at Sweet Briar in just over a month, she’ll already be ahead of the curve — thanks to BLUR. As a participant in the College’s Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists, McCall didn’t just get to know the campus, she also made friends with Sweet Briar professors and students.

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BLUR summer camp opens June 16

BLUR summer camp opens June 16

| June 7, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s third annual Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists will be held June 16 through July 7 on its campus. This year, the camp has added music and technical theater to its repertoire of theater, creative writing and visual arts.

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Self-taught music major presents senior recital

Self-taught music major presents senior recital

| April 29, 2013

Jacqueline Comola has always loved music, but never took voice or piano lessons until she came to Sweet Briar. Four years later, the music and religion major is giving her senior recital. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, May 6, in Memorial Chapel.

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SBC’s Jones lands VFIC grant for research in Trinidad

SBC’s Jones lands VFIC grant for research in Trinidad

| April 24, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s visiting assistant professor of music Jeffrey Jones is the recipient of the 2013 Maurice L. Mednick Memorial grant.

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Little of this, little of that spice up spring concerts

Little of this, little of that spice up spring concerts

| April 23, 2013

As the end of the academic year approaches, Sweet Briar musicians and singers are fine tuning their instruments and polishing their program selections for the College’s annual spring concerts.

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