Classical to Jazz | Saturday, October 7, 7:30 pm
Sep06

Classical to Jazz | Saturday, October 7, 7:30 pm

The Floyd Center for the Arts opens its 8th season with one of the pillars of chamber music for strings and winds, the Brahms Clarinet Quintet. Also featured on this program will be Klezmer music, and a clarinet quintet by Serbian composer and clarinetist, Ante Grgin, highly recognized in his country. Floyd Arts welcomes musicians David Ehrlich, violin, and Benjamin Wyatt, cello, well known to our audiences, as well as Rami Solomonow,...

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Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul, November 4
Sep06

Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul, November 4

Hoppie Vaughan and the Ministers of Soul will play at The Floyd Center for the Art, Saturday, November 4, 2017, 7:30PM. Hoppie is well known in Roanoke, his home turf. He regularly plays at Blues 5 as well as other nightspots. But he’s no stranger to Floyd audiences, playing at Pine Tavern and at the Art Center in past years. Hoppie has played in many states, with many bands since he first formed a band in South Carolina at the age of...

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Jazz & Blues Concert, Aug. 25th, 7:30pm
Jul25

Jazz & Blues Concert, Aug. 25th, 7:30pm

Floyd Center for the Arts presents… Jazz & Blues with performance by Shawn Spencer & The Jacksonville Five Friday, August 25, 2017 @ 7:30 PM   In Floyd for one performance: Shawn Spencer & The Jacksonville Five Shawn Spencer is the vocalist for Star City Swag, a group based in Roanoke, VA, that harkens to a bygone era of classic blues and jazz. Drawn to the elegance and sophistication of jazz greats like Ella...

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Wes McCune in Concert, May 12
Apr10

Wes McCune in Concert, May 12

SAVE THE DATE – FRIDAY, MAY 12th at 7:30 PM – Piano recital given by Wes McCune at the Floyd Center for the Arts. Tickets are $25.00 in advance, $30.00 at the door and student ticketsare $15.00. Come and enjoy this wonderful evening of piano music and support your art center at the same time. Wesley McCune is a classically trained pianist living in Floyd, Virginia.   He performs with singer Karin Paludan (Washington...

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Julius Quartet, April 1
Mar13

Julius Quartet, April 1

Hailed as “the captivating young string quartet” (The Bennington Banner), the Julius Quartet is rapidly making itself known in the chamber music world. Formed in the fall of 2012, the group held a special residency as “The Boston Conservatory’s Honors String Quartet”. Currently, the quartet is the Graduate String Quartet in Residence at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University, where they work intensely with the...

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Rolston String Quartet, March 2
Feb06

Rolston String Quartet, March 2

Join the center in a evening of delightful music performed by the Rolston String Quartet.  The 2016 First Prize winner of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Rolston String Quartet was named among the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s 2016 “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30″. Join us Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:30pm Rolston String Quartet, March 2, 2017, 7:30 pm Adult ticket $25.00...

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Hoppie Vaughan & The Ministers of Soul, Jan. 21
Jan06

Hoppie Vaughan & The Ministers of Soul, Jan. 21

Throw off those winter blues, and come join us for some Hoppie Vaughan blues! Hoppie Vaughan and The Ministers of Soul will be preforming for a night of blues at the Floyd Center for the Arts on January 21, 2017 at 7:30pm.  Tickets are $15 in advanced and $20 at the door.  You can buy tickets in person, over the phone and online through PayPal below.     About Hoppie Vaughan: Hoppie is a native South Carolinian and grew up...

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Pianist Olga Vinokur, October 16
Sep27

Pianist Olga Vinokur, October 16

Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 3 pm Pianist Olga Vinokur    Adults $25, Students $15 $30/$20 at the door Tickets can be purchased at the door. Olga Vinokur is an acclaimed pianist and a dynamic performer on the classical and contemporary music scene who is gaining recognition for “the strength and consistency of her artistry” as noted by NYTimes. She has appeared in US and internationally as recitalist, with orchestra and chamber...

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Rainier Trio, September 25 at 3 pm
Sep06

Rainier Trio, September 25 at 3 pm

Rainier Trio September 25, 2016 at 3 pm Now in its eighth season, the Rainier Trio is an exciting and energetic group that captivates audiences with gems from the violin-viola-piano trio repertoire. A combination written for since the 17th century, the repertoire includes works by Mozart, Mendelssohn and Milhaud, bridging genres from classical to ragtime and tango. Hailed as “two perfect virtuosos” at their international performance...

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Jazz & Blues at Jax: Shawn Spencer & The Jacksonville Five, Aug. 26
Aug21

Jazz & Blues at Jax: Shawn Spencer & The Jacksonville Five, Aug. 26

 Friday, August 26, 2016 @ 7:30 PM In Floyd for one performance: Shawn Spencer & The Jacksonville Five Shawn Spencer is the vocalist for Star City Swag, a group based in Roanoke, VA, that harkens to a bygone era of classic blues and jazz. Drawn to the elegance and sophistication of jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Nancy Wilson, Spencer pays homage to these Sovereign Sirens. The Jacksonville Five features Chris...

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