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Song by Soundscapes Chosen for Carnegie Hall Concert

April 20, 2021

Carnegie Hall’s “In Response” Concert Will Premiere Online on April 28 Newport News, VA — A song composed by students at Soundscapes will be featured in Carnegie Hall’s “In Response” Concert on Wednesday, April 28. The song, “See My Friends Again,” reflects the students’ complex emotions about the layered crises our country has faced over… Read more »

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Peninsula Youth Orchestra Joins Soundscapes

July 11, 2020

Soundscapes Assumes Management of the 60-year-old Orchestra Group Soundscapes and Peninsula Youth Orchestra have joined to form a comprehensive music education program that will benefit students on the Peninsula from first grade through age 25. At a virtual meeting on July 11, the Board of Directors of PYO formally turned management of its program over… Read more »

Local Nonprofit Soundscapes Hosts Gala to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

August 22, 2019

Grammy Award-Winning Artist Victor Wooten to Perform Newport News, VA — Local nonprofit Soundscapes is to host its first-ever Gala! This Gala is to celebrate Soundscapes’ 10th Anniversary and will include a performance by Victor Wooten. Wooten is an American bass guitarist, record producer, educator, and recipient of five Grammy Awards. He has been the… Read more »

Soundscapes Wins Statewide Arts Education Award

February 1, 2019

NEWPORT NEWS, VA – Soundscapes was one of only five arts organizations in Virginia recognized with a Dominion Energy ArtStar Award for its innovative and collaborative approach to arts education. Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation presented a Shining Star award and a $10,000 grant to Soundscapes and the other winners at the Art Works for Virginia… Read more »