Community News & Events: Feb. 3

Shenandoah Conservatory

Guest artist Adam Booker will present a recital at 4 p.m. today  at the Goodson Chapel Recital Hall. The recital will feature a variety of works for the double bass. Recital is free. Information/tickets: 540-665-4569 or boxoffice@su.edu.

Shenandoah Conservatory faculty Akemi Takayama, violin, and John O’Conor, piano, will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Goodson Chapel Recital Hall.  The duo will present an evening of chamber music. Admission is free. Information/tickets: 540-665-4569.

The Shenandoah Conservatory will present Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater performing at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Glaize Studio Theatre.  SPDT creates dance theater for the heart and mind. Tickets are $28 for adults, $26 for senior citizens and $12 for non-SU students. Information/tickets: 540-665-4569 or boxoffice@su.edu.


Shenandoah County placed 19 students with the All-District Band from 680 among seven counties who applied and auditioned on Jan. 13. Many Shenandoah County students have leadership roles.

These students will perform at a free public concert at 3 p.m. today at Millbrook High School, 251 First Woods Drive Winchester.

All-District Wind Ensemble

Lauren Derflinger, Oboe #1, CHS *

Timothy Aumiller, Baritone saxophone #1, CHS*

Catherine Bailey, Flute #3, SJHS*

Melissa Matthews, Trumpet #2, SJHS *

Tanner Dinges, String Bass #1, SJHS *

Caitlin Thompson, Percussion #4, SJHS*

All-District Symphonic Band

Kobie Hullihan, Percussion #7, CHS

Raven Stephens, Percussion, #8, CHS

Jack Miller, Alto sax #1, SHS

Brianna Polk, String bass #1, SJHS*

*Eligible for All-State High School Band

All-District Middle School

Jamar Lonas, Clarinet #17, NFMS

Jennie Farmer, Bass clarinet #1, NFMS

Claire Shirkey, Alto saxophone #6, NFMS

Emma Polk, Trumpet #11, NFMS

Aamirah McDonald, Baritone #4, NFMS

Emma Davis, String bass #1, NFMS

Ethan George, Alto saxophone #3, PMMS

Eddie Klinko, Mallet #1, PMMS

Michaela Black, Timpani #1, PMMS

Kyan Pfister, Euphonium #7, SKMS

Contact: Wendy Whitford, band and orchestra teacher

North Fork Middle School

540-477-2953 wlwhitford@shenandoah.k12.va.us


Valentine Cards

The Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg is collecting Valentine’s Day cards for the sixth year in a row for veterans at the Martinsburg VA hospital. In past years, cards have been made by Sunday school groups, preschool classes, and scout troops. Drop off your handmade or store bought cards with words of support and encouragement by Friday and HIS, a homeschool support group based in Edinburg, will hand deliver the cards to sick and injured veterans at the hospital.


Club News

Jacob Gochenour of  Woodstock,  is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Junior members of the association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events.

The American Angus Association is the largest beef breed association in the world, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members.



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