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Four Freshmen

Jeff Little Trio

Washington Saxophone Quartet

Charlottesville Swing Orchestra

Jason Paul Peterson and David Small

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Four Freshmen

Jeff Little Trio

Washington Saxophone Quartet

Charlottesville Swing Orchestra

Jason Paul Peterson and David Small

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2013-2014 DONORS OF NOTE

 

Whole Notes
James & Marcia Adams
John & Ruth Huber
Pim Montgomery
Paul & Dolores Meo
Carolyn & David Scarbrough
Anonymous
In Memory of Scott W. Schlarman

Half Notes
Scott & Joan Blatterman
Bill & Jinny Estell
RADM & Mrs. Robert R. Fountain
Emmeline Galeos-Zeh
Louis & Ruth Hazel
William & Mary Small

Quarter Notes
Michael & Judith DeGroot
Mr. & Mrs. Richard Draper
David & Vanelia Gallagher
Sadie Gee
Jim R. Eury & Carolyn Gorman
Bareld & Rolina Groenwold
Howard & Anne Hanchey
Joyce P. Hobbs
Rev. & Mrs. Alan B. Hooker
Bob & Sloane Kane
Kevin & Diane Kean
Mr. & Mrs. Oliver Knight
Jayne McQuade
Mr. & Mrs. Randolph Neal
Diane Nickerson & Timothy Ward
Susan C. Nunn
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Sanford
RAD John & Gail Sigler
Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Waring
Sally & Hal White
Mervin C. Withers
Anonymous Donor

Grace Notes
Carl & Pat Bellas
Janet & David Cordes
Pauli Dillard
Foxy’s
George Frayne
Heads Up Hairworks
Norm Howe
Floyd & Susan Hudson
Bard & Susan Jackson
Gwen Krug
Nellie & Jim Landrum
Betty Mountjoy
Jan S. Redfearn
River Market
Monika Smith
Nancy T. Traylor
Robert & Elaine Weekley
William J. Weirbinski
White Point Marina

Grants
Dominion Virginia Power & the Dominion Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Season Tickets

Subscription tickets are available for all five concerts. Rates are as follows:

RESERVED 5 = $100
5 RCA concerts (plus “Concerts by the Bay” series in Mathews); submit by 8/1/13 to keep seats from last year

REGULAR 5 = $75
5 RCA concerts (plus “Concerts by the Bay” series in Mathews)

PICK 3 = $60
Your choice: Three of the five RCA concerts

SINGLE = $25
Tickets for any RCA concert(s) you want

STUDENT 5 = $10
5 RCA concerts (plus “Concerts by the Bay” series in Mathews)

 

Subscription tickets can be obtained by filing out the Ticket Order Form (click here to download)
and mailing to our Subscription Chair--or--by calling Jan Redfearn at 804-472-3396.

We invite you to become a Donor of Note in helping us promote our music-education outreach programs in area schools.
Your donation allows us to enhance the quality of our professional performances.
Contributions are tax deductible. RCA is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation.

Up to $99 = Grace Note

$100 to $199 = Quarter Note

$200 to $299 = Half Note

$300 & up = Whole Note

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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OUTREACH

 

Supporting and funding music education for the region's youth has been a part of the RCA mission from its inception.

Dating from 1986, RCA has hired performers who are dedicated to educating students and student outreach
programs have been made available in area schools. With the introduction of the Donor of Note giving program,
additional gifts have made it possible to expand the RCA Outreach program.

 

November 2013
Washington Saxophone Quartet

Pre-imminent music educators for 30 years, the members of the Washington Saxophone Quartet
will present "Elements of Music" and the "Language of Music" to 500 middle
school students from Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland counties.

 

September 2013
Yvonne Caruthers

Yvonne Caruthers, cellist with the National Symphony Orchestra, presents
"Connections---Math & Science" to middle and elementary school students
from area schools. Two fast-paced, zany multi-media programs will bring science and math points
alive through their musical counterpoints, entertaining and educating over 400 eager and
enthusiastic students. (Photo by Thom Wolf)

 

June 2013
Wright

Rob Wright, band director for the Westmoreland middle school, leads
125 students in his program. A donation from RCA for a video
projector featuring the software "SmartMusic" will be used to enhance
practice and performance. This software can be used on home computers
to aid in student practice sessions and can be used to show classical and
jazz performances in the classroom.

 

June 2013
Donation

Carolyn Scarbrough and Mary Ann Goodall present Walter Mallorie,
Director of Bands at Northumberland schools, a donation in support of his
musical instrument loan program. Used instruments are purchased
and repaired with these funds to enable students who cannot afford
instrument ents to participate in the school band program.
The band includes 150 students, with 20 students directly benefitting
from the instrument loan program.

 

March 2013
Trio Con Brio

Trio Con Brio Copenhagen will educate and entertain 500 students from
Northumberland and Westmoreland middle school, featuring antique string
instruments and performing selections from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods.

 

September 2012
Yvonne Caruthers

Yvonne Caruthers, cellist with the National Symphony Orchestra, presented
"Connections"--Language & Music to middle and elementary school students
from area schools. Two fast-paced, zany multi-media programs brought language points
alive through their musical counterpoints, entertaining and educating over 400 eager and
enthusiastic students. (Photo by Thom Wolf)

 

August 2012
August 2012 Outreach

Jen Kostyniuk, external affairs manager for Dominion Virginia Power and the
Dominion Foundation, presents Carolyn Scarbrough with a check in support of the
Trio Con Brio student outreach program to be presented to 500 students in March, 2013.

 

June 2012
June 2012 Outreach

Carolyn Scarbrough presents a donation to Rob Wright, Director of Bands
for Westmoreland Middle School, for student scholarships to band camps
held at University of Virginia this summer.

 

June 2012
Donation June 2012

RCA was privileged to make a donation in June 2012 to the Northumberland school system to
support the student-intrument loan program. Loan instruments are provided at no cost to needy band
students. This donation allows for needed repairs and purchase of more used instruments to enhance
the program. Walt Mallorie, Director of Bands accepted the donation.

 

January 2012
Wind Soloists

January, 2012, will mark the fist time that four counties will participate in an outreach
program targeted to middle school band students, provided by the Wind Soloists of New
York with Pedja Muzijevic (below). Our Northumberland venue will host students from
Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties for this expanded opportunity.

Pedja Muzijevic

 

September 2011
Outreach September 2011

Mary Ann Goodall presents a $500 donation from RCA in September, 2011, to Mike Ransome,
Assistant Principal, and Rob Writght (r), Band Director of Westmoreland Middle School for the
purchase of a symphony digital piano. This instrument will enhance the entire music
department. Funding was made possible by our Donors of Note.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ABOUT US

 

What is RCA, Inc?
Presenting professional artists since 1983, Rappahannock Concert Association, Inc. is dedicated to presenting live musical performances at extraordinary prices to a subscriber-based audience. The mission of the RCA is to provide quality live concerts to a permanent subscriber audience in the Northern Neck area, and to support and fund music education for the region’s youth. RCA is a 501(c)(3)non-profit corporation.

Who are we?
RCA is governed by an all-volunteer board whose members handle the artists selection, publicity, subscription sales, business development, finances and venue arrangements for each performance. We welcome new volunteers in this rewarding community endeavor. RCA makes available its Steinway grand piano to the Northumberland county public school music departments and sponsors student outreach programs to area schools.

Where are the concerts?

All the concerts will be held at the new performing arts theatre at the Northumberland County School complex located about 3 miles east of Heathsville on Route 360 and Academic Lane.

 

Our 2012– 2013 Board

Officers

President: Carolyn Scarbrough
First Vice-President, procedures & music education: Sue Nunn
Second Vice-President, publicity & subscriptions: Alan Hooker
Third Vice-President, concert chair: Mary Ann Goodall
Secretary: Betsey Fountain
Treasurer: Richard Draper

Directors

Michale De Groot
Richard Draper
Betsey Fountain
Mary Ann Goodall
Beg Groenwold
Lien Groenwold
Alan Hooker
Bob Kane
Sloan Kane
Jayne McQuade
Phyllis Neal
Sue Nunn
Jan Redfearn
Carolyn Scarbrough

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Information

Feel free to contact us with suggestions, requests, or to receive information.
General information — info@rappahannockconcerts.org
Ticket Information—Jan Redfearn 804-472-3396

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RECIPROCAL CONCERTS

 

We have a reciprocal agreement with Concerts by the Bay in Mathews County that allows some of our subscribers to
attend their performances at no additional charge by showing your RCA season ticket at the door. Please check
to confirm the information below.

Season 2013-2014

Evening with Hal Linden, Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 3:00 p.m.

Pavlo, Sunday, November 10, 2013 - 3:00 p.m.

Thomas Pandolfi, Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 3:00 p.m.

Sonic Escape, Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 3:00 p.m.

John Berry, Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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