Join the Concert Band for Albemarle County School & Government Employees

Albemarle County Concert Band

Calling all musicians! The Albemarle County Concert Band is open to people of all ability levels and performance experiences who are interested in playing in a concert band and making music together. We rehearse in the band room at Burley Middle School on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. If you are interested in joining or would like more information, please contact Jean Flaherty at jflaherty@k12albemarle.org.

First Fridays Will Feature ACPS Student Art on March 1!

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Friday, March 1, 2019 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. | CitySpace

CitySpace Art Gallery will exhibit artwork from middle school candidates for the prestigious Reflections Summer Regional Governor’s School Program this Friday, March 1! The show will open in conjunction with Charlottesville’s First Fridays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Come by for light snacks and fabulous student art! (Parking is free for the first hour at Market Street Garage.) Continue reading

National Geographic Photographer, William Albert Allard, to Speak at Monticello High on Mar. 6

CameraTuesday, March 6 | 9:05 to 10:25 a.m. | Monticello High School

Secondary Teachers: On Tuesday, March 6, National Geographic photographer, William Albert Allard, will speak at Monticello High School from 9:05 to 10:25 a.m. (1st block) about photography and his 50-year body of work at National Geographic. If you are interested in attending this free event, please RSVP to Rob Garland (rgarland@k12albemarle.org) by February 15 and include the approximate number of students you plan to bring with you. Continue reading

Attention All Albemarle County Employees: You’re Invited to Join the Concert Band

G-major, e-minorJean Flaherty is entering her seventh year teaching music in Albemarle County, and last year, she started a concert band for Albemarle County school and local government employees. The band rehearses during the school year on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Burley Middle School (901 Rose Hill Drive, Charlottesville). Rehearsals this year begin Tuesday, August 29!

The band is open to people of all ability levels and performance experiences who are interested in making music together. Continue reading

You’re Invited: Paramount Teacher Reception – Aug. 16

The Paramount Theater invites you to attend their annual Teacher Reception on August 16, from 4:30 to 6:30 in the evening. Mingle with fellow educators, preview the 2017-18 arts education season, and learn about using The Paramount as a classroom resource. All ACPS employees welcome! Please RSVP. Open the invitation as a PDF »Paramount Teacher Reception

Albemarle County Concert Band: Free Concert on May 2

Concert BandTuesday, May 2 | 7 p.m. | Western Albemarle High School Auditorium

You’re invited! On Tuesday, May 2, the Albemarle County Concert Band will perform their first concert. This FREE event will take place at Western Albemarle High School at 7 p.m.

The Albemarle County Concert Band was founded at the beginning of this school year and is comprised primarily of classroom teachers of various subject areas, music teachers, and administrators from Albemarle County Public Schools, with some guests from surrounding areas. The band rehearses on Tuesday evenings during the school year from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Burley Middle School.

All County Drama Day: Inspiring Students to Pursue Their Passions

All County Drama Day 2016Middle and high school drama students from around the county gathered on October 21 for improv and some fabulous performances at Monticello High School, thanks to the organizational skills and hosting of Madeline Michel.

Throughout the day, drama students from Albemarle and Monticello high schools lead improv activities through such games as Freeze, Validate, Party Quirks, and Park Bench. Hilarity ensued as students got acquainted with one another amidst enthusiastic audience participation. Continue reading

Interested in Playing in a Concert Band?

Concert BandIf you enjoy making music with others, consider joining the Concert Band for Albemarle County Public Schools and Local Government employees! All ability levels are welcome, with or without performance experience. Join us on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8 at Burley Middle School.

Interested? Want more information? Please contact Jean Flaherty at jflaherty@k12albemarle.org.