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May

May 20 - Jul 5

Summer Session 4 (Online)

May 28 - Jun 24

Summer Session 1

May 28 - Aug 16

Summer Session 2

June

Jun 7

Goode Jazz
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

VWU professor Jason Squinobal (saxophone) is joined by Will McPeters (string bass) and Dennis Northerner (percussion) in a free informal evening of light jazz standards and new works on Friday, June 7, in the Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center. Snacks and cash bar at 6:45 p.m., music begins at 7:00 p.m. Enjoy a casual evening in the glass-enclosed gallery as the sun sets over the VWU "front lawn." Grab a drink, find a table, and enjoy music and conversation with friends. Free; no reservations required.

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Jun 20

Summer Sing!
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Center for Sacred Music joins its community partner Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (560 W. Olney Road, Norfolk) in an evening of great music on Thursday, June 20, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Kevin Kwan conducts all who show up in the John Rutter "Requiem" with Brad Norris (organ), George Corbett (oboe), and Leslie Frittelli (cello), along with some of Rutter’s favorite choral anthems. Singers are invited to sing an old favorite, explore a new work, or test their sight-singing skills in this casual, informal evening of music-making. All are welcome! All music is provided. $10 participation fee. 6:30 p.m.: On-site check-in; 7:00 p.m.: Rehearse; 7:45 p.m.: Short break; 8:00 p.m.: Sing! Reserve your spot by emailing sbilly@vwu.edu with your voice-part.

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Jun 21

Marlin Nation Orientation

Jun 24

Marlin Nation Orientation

July

Jul 8 - Aug 16

Summer Session 3

Jul 8 - Aug 23

Summer Session 5 (Online)

Jul 22 - 27

Sacred Music Summer Conference: A Worship & Arts Event

Virginia Wesleyan University's Sacred Music Summer Conference: A Worship & Arts Event, hosted by the Center for Sacred Music, will take place July 22-27, 2019.  This non-denominational event features instruction in worship, theology, music and the other arts, steeped in Wesley tradition of training minds and warming hearts. It offers continuing education opportunities for church musicians, worship leaders, music teachers, and all who are interested in the sacred arts (academic credit is available). For more information, view the event brochure or contact Sandi Billy, Director of The Center for Sacred Music, at 757.455-3376 or sbilly@vwu.edu.

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August

Aug 2

Goode Jazz
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

VWU professor Jason Squinobal (saxophone) is joined by Will McPeters (string bass) and Dennis Northerner (percussion) in a free informal evening of light jazz standards and new works on Friday, August 2, in the Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center. Snacks and cash bar at 6:45 p.m., music begins at 7:00 p.m. Enjoy a casual evening in the glass-enclosed gallery as the sun sets over the VWU "front lawn." Grab a drink, find a table, and enjoy music and conversation with friends. Free; no reservations required.

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Aug 15

Summer Sing!
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Center for Sacred Music joins its community partner Ohef Sholom Temple (530 Raleigh Ave., Norfolk) in an evening of great music on Thursday, August 15, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Chuck Woodward conducts all who show up in the Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” (selected choruses) with Stephen Cook (piano). Singers are invited to sing an old favorite, explore a new work, or test their sight-singing skills in this casual, informal evening of music-making. All are welcome! All music is provided. $10 participation fee. 6:30 p.m.: On-site check-in; 7:00 p.m.: Rehearse; 7:45 p.m.: Short break; 8:00 p.m.: Sing! Reserve your spot by emailing sbilly@vwu.edu with your voice-part.

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Aug 27

Transfer Student Orientation

Aug 28

Fall Semester Classes Begin

September

Sep 2

Labor Day (Classes Held)

Sep 5

Founders Day Convocation

October

Oct 4 - 6

Homecoming and Family Weekend

Oct 14 - 15

Fall Break

November

Nov 27 - 29

Thanksgiving Holiday

December

Dec 3

Port Day

Dec 8

December Graduates' Recognition Ceremony and Reception

Dec 11

Reading Day

Dec 11 - 17

Final Examinations

January

Jan 24

New Student Orientation

Jan 27

Spring Semester Classes Begin

March

Mar 16 - 20

Spring Break

April

Apr 3 - 4

Spring Alumni Weekend

Apr 13

Easter Monday Holiday

Apr 30

Port Day

May

May 1

Spring Honors Convocation and Academic Fair

May 6 - 12

Final Examinations

May 7

Reading Day

May 15

Baccalaureate Service
6 p.m.

May 16

Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony

May 16

Commencement Ceremony
11 a.m.