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University to host New River Valley Symphony winter concert


BLACKSBURG, Va., Feb. 22, 2010 – The Virginia Tech Department of Music presents the New River Valley Symphony performing their Winter concert in Burruss Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m.

Under the baton of James Glazebrook, the program will feature Samuel Barber’s “Medea’s Dance of Vengeance,” Sergei Wassilenko’s “Concert-Poeme,” and “Symphony No. 3, ‘Rhenish’” by Robert Schumann.

In addition to conducting the New River Valley Symphony, Glazebrook has been the conductor of the Roanoke Youth Symphony for over 20 years. He also teaches violin and viola, conducting, and string methods at Virginia Tech.

Tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for seniors and students, and are available at the University Unions and Student Activities Box Office in Squires Student Center. To order tickets, call (540) 231-5615 or visit the box office online.

Free parking is available around the Drillfield on weekends. Parking is also available in Perry Street Lot 1, 3, 4 and 6 near Prices Fork Road. Find more parking information online or call (540) 231-3200.

The 2009-10 School of Performing Arts season brochure is available online.