News

International award-winning musicians to play at Soundscapes Gala

September 16, 2022

Award-winning musical group Ensamble 7/4 will bring their unique blend of Venezuelan folk music, Latin American music, and jazz to Newport News on October 1 at the Soundscapes Gala. The Gala, which will be held at 6 p.m. at the Newport News Marriott at City Center, will raise funds to support the student musicians of… Read more »

Soundscapes to Expand and Enhance Programs

August 10, 2022

City of Newport News Awards $65,000 to Soundscapes to Prevent Gun Violence Soundscapes will provide its music education services for more middle and high school students with grant funding from the City of Newport News. Soundscapes was one of 19 local organizations to receive funds from the City as part of their new Gun Violence Intervention Program.  Soundscapes… Read more »

Important Changes at Soundscapes

April 1, 2022

Anne Henry to Become First Director of Government Initiatives Soundscapes Co-founder and Executive Director Anne Henry will be moving into the new position of Director of Government Initiatives beginning May 1. After leading the organization from a small start-up with just 40 students to a thriving nonprofit that has reached more than 1,400 students since 2009,… Read more »

Featured on WHRO Curate

December 21, 2021

WHRO highlighted Soundscapes in a December episode of Curate, a series that explores the thriving art scene in our own backyard and across America. Click the video above to watch the whole episode! The segment featuring Soundscapes begins at the 10:36 mark, and Peninsula Youth Orchestra is featured during the closing credits.

We think you’ll agree, the students and teaching artists who were interviewed did an amazing job representing the organization!

Reserve Your Seat!

November 30, 2021

It’s time for Carver’s first concert of the year!Join us Thursday December 9th at 6 p.m. at the Crittenden Middle School Auditorium.Due to limited seating, tickets are required, but free!

Daily Schedule (2:50-5:15)

September 8, 2021

2:50-3:05 – Gather in Cafeteria, Hot Meal Served 3:05-3:10 – Transition to class 3:10-4:00 – Class 1 (50 min) 4:00-4:50 – Class 2 (50 min) 4:50-5:00 – Transition and Dismissal 5:05 – Bus Departs 5:15 – Parent Pickup Concludes

Schedule and Start Dates

September 8, 2021

Level 3 – M, Tu, W, Th, Fr, Begins September 20th Level 2 – M, Tu, Th, F, Begins October 4th Level 1A – M, Th, Begins October 4th Level 1B – Tu, Fr, Begins October 5th

Students in Levels 3 & 4 begin September 20th!

September 7, 2021

Program Dates: September 20th through June 3rd. Daily Schedule: 5 p.m. – Parent Pick-ups Begin 5:05 p.m. – Busses Depart 5:15 p.m. – Parent Pick-ups Conclude If you need to pick up your child after 5:15 p.m., please coordinate with the Program Manager.