Carol writes for Inside Business

February 19, 2024

Calling all businesses: In case you missed it, our Executive Director Carol Minter was recently featured in Inside Business. She shares why your business should take the LEAP and support the local arts community.

Catina & Sara on 13News Now

February 6, 2024

Leap on over to 13News Now – WVEC right now as Communications Specialist Catina Billups and Development Director Sara Balgoyen share more about our Leap for Soundscapes campaign!

Carol Minter on The Hampton Roads Show

January 3, 2024

Our Executive Director Carol Minter is on the Hampton Roads Show to sharing how music changes lives. Watch the segment at

Hampton Roads Perspectives

November 26, 2023

Executive Director Carol Minter was interviewed for Audacy’s Hampton Roads Perspective show. It as broadcast on RNB957, Z104fans, 2WDRadio, and 949ThePoint beginining at 6 a.m.!Z-104 at 6 a.m.94.9 The Point at 6:30 a.m.95-7 R&B at 7 a.m.2WD 101.3 at 7:30 a.m.

Carol Minter on 13NewsNow

November 21, 2023

Carol had a great time telling Bethany Reese and all the 13News Now – WVEC viewers about the upcoming Peninsula Youth Orchestra concert during November 21st’s noon broadcast! If you missed it, you can watch the video on the 13NewsNow page:…/291-5bc66c48-bf81-4da1-a8d7…

Newsletter Archive

October 25, 2023

Access the last 10 newsletters here. If you’d like to see an older newsletter, email

Soundscapes on Focal Point

October 12, 2023

If you missed seeing Soundscapes on Focal Point on October 13th, it’s not too late to catch it online! See the full episode on Music in Virginia, then watch the extended interview about Soundscapes.

Featured in Peninsula Chronicle

July 6, 2023

Did you see this Peninsula Chronicle article about the #BofAStudentLeaders program from Bank of America? We’re so glad to have Aaron with us this summer! https:/

Give Local 757 2022

April 26, 2023

We’re so thankful for everyone who supported our students through #GiveLocal757 this year!Thanks to you, more than $3000 was added to the Yaffa Howell Music Fund to support our graduating seniors!Check out these behind the scenes exclusives from the LIVE news broadcast yesterday on 13NewsNow WVEC!

Federal Funding

March 26, 2023

Where were you when you heard the news? We are beyond excited to announce $677,000 in federal funding, sponsored by Congressman Bobby Scott, to prepare Soundscapes for expansion! We’ll be sharing more information soon!