Master Classes

Each season, the Education and Community Engagement Department holds Master Classes that feature VSO guest artists and VSO musicians. Participating students have the opportunity to experience the hands-on nature of these unique classes where private music lessons go public. Selected students will play for and be critiqued by the Featured artist. The perspectives offered by these world-class artists inspire participants and audience members alike.

FREE admission, open to the public, no reservation required.

Master Classes are generously supported by the Mayer I., Oscar Brandeis and Frances Levy Birshtein Fund.

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Upcoming Classes:

Vivaldi • 11/21 & 11/23

Vivaldi • 11/21 & 11/23

Thursday, November 21, 2019 | Regent University, Virginia Beach | 7:30PMSaturday, November 23, 2019 | Crosswalk Church, Williamsburg | 7:30PM Returning to the VSO stage, popular former Resident Conductor Benjamin Rous opens the 2019-2020 Regional Classics Series with...

Holiday Pops! • 12/13 – 12/15

Holiday Pops! • 12/13 – 12/15

Friday, December 13, 2019 | Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News | 8PMSaturday, December 14, 2019 | Harrison Opera House Norfolk | 8PMSunday, December 15, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 7PM Join us for the must-see holiday...

Jingle Bell Jam • 12/15

Jingle Bell Jam • 12/15

Sunday, December 15, 2019 | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | 3PM Santa Claus is coming to town and he’s stopping by to be a part of the VSO’s ever-popular Jingle Bell Jam! Celebrate the magic of the season with an afternoon that showcases the...

Holiday Brass • 12/18-12/21

Holiday Brass • 12/18-12/21

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 | St. Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg | 7:30PMThursday, December 19, 2019 | Chesapeake Conference Center, Chesapeake | 7PMFriday, December 20, 2019 | Suffolk Center for the Cultural Arts, Suffolk | 7PMHoliday Brass and Brews | Saturday,...