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Music

OPPORTUNITIES FOR NON-MAJORS

Anointed Voices of Praise is MBC’s student-directed, traveling, music ministry of traditional and contemporary gospel music. These ladies know how to bring the house down in a way you won’t forget! This music mission has also formed an exchange with a gospel choir in France — AVP went to France in 2004, the French visited us in 2005.

Director: Rev. Andrea Cornett-Scott

Baldwin Charm is prime habitat for songbirds that fly a cappella and specialize in a light touch with popular tunes and a spirit of fun.

Director: Rachel Quagliariello

Madrigal Singers is for those who enjoy “a polyphonic part-song originating in the 14th century, which is marked by secular text and a freely imitative style and counterpoint” (per Webster’s). AKA: beautiful madrigal or chamber music by select members of the college choir.

Director: Jolene Flory

Mary Baldwin College Choir sings. A lot. And beautifully. As a collective of soloist-caliber vocalists, the choir shares the joy of music in concert, at major campus events, and on tour.
Director: David Tate

Student Fine Arts Association — SFAA is a student run organization whose purpose is to promote interrelation between the fine arts departments, develop and maintain ties to the artistic community both on the MBC campus and within the Staunton/Augusta community, and fundraise for campus beautification projects. SFAA is open to all students of MBC who have an interest in the arts.

Advisor: Jim Sconyers Jr.

VWIL Band
The VWIL marching band is made up of VWIL Cadets as well as non-cadets. The band participates in monthly parades, honor ceremonies, and special celebrations including annual parades include the Staunton and Lexington Christmas parades and the St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City. The band has marched in three gubernatorial parades.

Director: Andrew Reed