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Today 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Virginia Bronze Handbells – The First Noel

Clarendon UMC

606 N.Irving

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Event Info

The Virginia Bronze handbell ensemble will present a Holiday Concert, The First Noel with their new director, Brian Seemann. This will be collection of Holiday tunes both classic and traditional. Tickets are available online at vabronze.org. Advance tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and children. At the door tickets are $15 for all ages.

Category: Music (5)
Today 7:30pm - 9:30pm

National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Time Warp

pin Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

4444 Arlington Blvd

Arlington, Virginia 22204 Map

Event Info

NCE PUTS THE SPOTLIGHT ON EXTRAORDINARY YOUNG MUSICIANS FOR HOLIDAY CONCERT!

What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with the music of Strauss, Bach, Leroy Anderson and some dazzling young artists?

NCE’s holiday concert will bring classical masterpieces and holiday favorites from the Baroque to the present together on one program for all. The Outstanding Young Artist Achievement Award – string competition winners will make they debut. The Concert concludes with a Carols Sing-Along led by beloved tenor and media personality Patrick D. Mccoy to get everyone in the holiday spirit!

Joining artistic director/violinist Leo Sushansky will be Natasha Dukan (piano), Jorge Orozco (violin), Uri Wassertzug (viola) Vasily Popov (cello), Patrick D.McCoy (tenor).

At the conclusion of Saturday’s live finals in Arlington, the National Chamber Ensemble is thrilled to announce the winner of the 2018 NCE Outstanding Young Artist Achievement Award. Thirteen year old violinist Runa Matsushita impressed the judges with her style and virtuosity as well as the ability to perform with ease one of the hardest compositions written for the violin by Niccolo Paganini, the Violin Concerto in D Major. She will perform the work at the concert.

The 2018 competition also presented two more scholarship awards to talented young instrumentalists. The second prize was awarded to 12 year old violinist Ari Han. The third prize was awarded to 14 year old cellist Nicole Fang.. Congratulations to all the winners who will perform on December 15 with the ensemble.

The evening’s repertoire includes Leroy Anderson’s famous “Sleigh Ride”, a Hanukkah Medley, Bach’s masterpiece, the Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor with violinists Leo Sushansky, Jorge Orozco, and much more. The winners of the young artist competition will astound with their virtuosity. A group of students from elementary school to college age will also join the Ensemble in a selection by Antonio Vivaldi. The students come from a variety of leading local organizations, including Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras, American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras, and Levine Music.

Reception for all to follow performance. Let’s toast to a fabulous Holiday Season!

Tickets at: https://www.nationalchamberensemble.org/tickets.htm

Category: Music (5)
Today 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Handel’s Messiah

First Presbyterian Church of Arlington

601 N. Vermont St.

Arlington, Virginia 22203 Map

Category: Music (5)
Sunday, December 16
Monday, December 17
Wednesday, December 19
Thursday, December 20
Friday, December 21
December 21 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Sound Check Music Bingo

Mister Days Sports Rock Cafe

3100 Claredon Blvd

Arlington, Virginia 22201 Map

Friday, December 28
Monday, December 31
December 31 11:00am - 12:30pm

Noon Year’s Eve

Columbia Pike Branch Library

816 S. Walter Reed Drive

Arlington, Virginia 22204 Map

Category: Children (2)
Tuesday, January 1
Thursday, January 3
Saturday, January 5
Tuesday, January 8
January 8 4:30am - 5:30am

CrafTEA

Connection: Crystal City Library

2100 Crystal Drive

Arlington, Virginia 22202 Map

Thursday, January 10
Friday, January 11
Saturday, January 12
January 12 9:00am - 5:00pm

Daylong Meditation Retreat

Ambedkar International Center

15755 Livingston Rd

Accokeek, Maryland 20607 Map

Event Info

A daylong meditation retreat will teach participants Breathing (Anapana) meditation. Participants should bring their own lunch and limited childcare will be provided. There will also be an hour-long Dhamma Talk (Buddhist Sermon)

Please RSVP at [email protected]

The preliminary event schedule

9:00 – 10:00 Orientations and greeting
10:00 – 11:00 First Group Sit
11:00 – 11:30 Walking Meditation
11:30 – 12:00 Lunch
12:00 – 1:00 Second Group Sit
1:00 – 2:00 Dhamma Talk (Sermon)
2:00 – 3:00 Dhamma Sharing (Debrief)
3:00 – 5:00 Kids Free Play

Please bring a lunch or any other food. We would prefer you bring a vegetarian dish because it is in the Buddhist Tradition. All faiths are welcome.

Category: Religion (10)
Sunday, January 13
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