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The Northern Virginia Music Center at Reston collection, 1967-1976 #C0191

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The Northern Virginia Music Center at Reston was established in 1967 by the Reston Foundation for Community Programs. Its objectives were to develop the talents of young musicians and to give them the opportunity to present musical performances for Reston and Northern Virginia residents. The program, which operated until the mid- 1970s, held yearly summer camps for students of music and presented concerts throughout Northern Virginia. In 1972, the group performed in Lausanne, Switzerland. The collection contains correspondence, articles, photographs, and 56 audiotape reels which document the operation of the music center. Photographs include both images of performances as well as publicity shots of the musicians. Collection comprises 2.75 Linear feet; 6 boxes.

Items from the The Northern Virginia Music Center at Reston collection, 1967-1976 #C0191 Collection

Photograph of a performance of the Northern Virginia Music Center at Reston at Lake Anne Village Center, July 4, 1971.
A segment from a recording of the Northern Virginia Music Center at Reston's 25th concert of the 1970 Concert Series at the Lake Anne Plaza. This segment begins with the orchestra's playing of the Star Spangled Banner and an introduction of the…
A segment from a recording of the Northern Virginia Music Center at Reston's 20th concert of the 1970 Concert Series. This segment begins with the orchestra's playing of an unidentified song to audience applause. After the piece Dr. James Christian…