Meditation on Hildegard
Saturday, November 2 at 7:30pm / Municipal Arts Center, 1119 5th Street SW, Charlottesville VA
Cellist Amanda Gookin and viele player David McCormick join forces for a guided musical meditation featuring works of Hildegard von Bingen, Pauline Oliveros, and Ryan Keebaugh. Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably and bring a pillow, blanket, or yoga mat. Listeners may also sit on a chair and are welcome to move or stretch during the experience.
Twelfth Night 2020
Saturday, January 4 at 7pm / House Concert Fundraiser, Charlottesville VA
Sunday, January 5 at 4pm / St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Amherst VA
Baroque violinist David McCormick is joined by Brian Kay on plucked instruments for a celebratory evening of seasonal favorites and Shakespearean delights. \
The Jefferson Project: Fellows Forum
Tuesday, March 24
International Center for Jefferson Studies Fellows David McCormick and Loren Ludwig were slated to present an informal lecture/performance detailing their research on music and musicians with connections to Monticello. STAY TUNED, we hope to reschedule this event!
The Jefferson Project: String Playing in Jefferson’s Virginia
Sunday, March 29 at 4pm
David McCormick (baroque violin), Loren Ludwig (viola da gamba), and Paula Maust (harpsichord) were scheduled to present an in-depth look at string playing in Virginia during Jefferson’s lifetime. We will reschedule this concert for next season! This rescheduled performance will feature violin sonatas found in the Monticello Music Collection, viola da gamba works from the James River Music Book, and folk tunes played by both Thomas Jefferson and Eston Hemings, son of Jefferson and Sally Hemings.
Artistic Director David McCormick plans to offer a brief virtual solo concert in place of this in-person event. Click below to see the Facebook Event Page for this live stream on March 29 at 4pm. Additional live stream projects are in the works!
The Jefferson Project: Sacred Music at Monticello
Sunday, May 3 / Grace Episcopal Church, Keswick VA
We will reschedule this concert for next season! We look forward to sharing the Pergolesi Stabat Mater, organ works from the James River Music Book, and sacred music of enslaved Virginians, in celebration of Grace Episcopal's 275th Anniversary and new Taylor & Boody organ.