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The New River Youth Symphony, Youth Chorus, and Beginner Chorus have been invited to perform for the Christmas shoppers at Crossroads Mall at 3:00 pm on Saturday, December 2.  Come enjoy a variety of holiday favorites!

The new season will begin on Monday, September 11, 2017, at Fayetteville Christ Fellowship Church*. The Youth Chorus rehearsal is at 5:45-7:00 pm, and the Youth Symphony rehearsal will follow at 7:00-8:30 pm. The Emerging Strings rehearsal is at 5:45-6:30, and the Beginner Chorus rehearsal will follow at 6:30-7:15.

New students for the Youth Symphony, see the "How To Join" page for audition music to practice for your audition. All strings will audition for seating for the fall season. Contact Kathy Bailey at 304-923-9622 to schedule a time for your seating audition.

Regular Monday rehearsals will continue throughout the season, except for Thanksgiving week.  The New River Youth Symphony, Youth Chorus, and Beginner Chorus have been invited to perform for the Christmas shoppers at Crossroads Mall at 3:00 pm on Saturday, December 2. The final concert will be at Fayetteville Christ Fellowship Church at 7:00 pm on Monday, December 11.

 **Directions to Fayetteville Christ Fellowship Church, 2855 Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV:

From the South (Beckley) on Route 19, at the stoplight after the Lochgelly Oak Hill exit, just past the Fayette Square shopping center, turn right onto Appalachian Drive. Go one block to the stop sign, turn left onto Route 16, go 0.3 mile, and turn left (up the hill) onto Nickelville Road. The first driveway on the right is Fayetteville Christ Fellowship Church. You will see the red roof as you get close.

From the North (Summersville) on Route 19, not far past the Fayetteville Walmart on your left, at the stoplight before the Fayette Square shopping center on your right, turn left onto Appalachian Drive. Go one block to the stop sign, turn left onto Route 16, go 0.3 mile, and turn left (up the hill) onto Nickelville Road. The first driveway on the right is Fayetteville Christ Fellowship Church. You will see the red roof as you get close.

The Emerging Strings is a new performing group, started four years ago. The students play a variety of string instruments - violin, viola, cello, bass - and learn to play together in a group setting. The beginner-level students learn how to perform easy, yet lively and fun, arrangements for string orchestra.  The Director is Jessica Taylor.  Rehearsals are at 5:45-6:30 pm on Monday nights at Fayetteville Christ Fellowship, and the tuition is $25.

Jessica Taylor's life has been immersed in music since the age of nine. In 2016, she began an apprenticeship under Dianne Adkins, toward becoming a string teacher. Jessica loves to teach violin, coach music, and watch minds grow.

The winter concert for New River Youth Symphony, Youth Chorus, Emerging Strings, and Beginner Chorus will take place at Fayetteville Christ Fellowship Church in Fayetteville, West Virginia, at 7:00 pm on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Admission is free, and everyone is welcome!

Contact Info

P.O. Box 177, Fayetteville, WV 25840  •  304-923-9622  •  newrivermusic@gmail.com

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