June 27, 2022

UMW Flute and Guitar Ensembles to Perform in Melchers’ Studio

Gari Melchers Home and Studio and the University of Mary Washington Music Department are partnering to present an evening of music on Wednesday, April 25, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  at Gari Melchers’ Belmont.

The UMW flute and guitar ensembles will perform at Gari Melchers’ Studio at Belmont on Wednesday, April 25. Photo by Norm Shafer.

The UMW flute and guitar ensembles will perform at Gari Melchers’ Studio at Belmont on Wednesday, April 25. Photo by Norm Shafer.

In celebration of National Guitar Month and National Jazz Appreciation Month, the UMW Guitar Ensemble will present a spring concert featuring arrangements of classical, jazz and contemporary works under the direction of Bruce Middle. The UMW Flute Ensemble will perform selections from Baroque to contemporary, including Latin American selections under the direction of Doug Gately.

Admission is free to the public. Please make reservations by contacting Meghan Pcsolyar at mpcsolya@umw.edu or 540-654-1848.

Gari Melchers Home and Studio is a 28-acre estate and former residence of the artist Gari Melchers and his wife, Corinne. The property, which is operated by the University of Mary Washington, is both a Virginia Historic Landmark and a National Historic Landmark. Located at 224 Washington St. in Falmouth, Virginia, a quarter mile west of the intersection of U.S. 1 and U.S. 17, it is open daily with an admission charge.