Roanoke VA

Music on the Corner

Music on the Corner is a gift of music to the wider Roanoke community. This series features St. John’s musicians and singers as well as guest soloists and instrumentalists throughout the year. Past performances include music by Handel and Poulenc with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, a production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors” in collaboration with Opera Roanoke, and Puccini’s Missia di Gloria. Music on the Corner concerts are free and open to all.

For more information about Music on the Corner, contact Mr. David Charles Campbell, St. John’s Minister of Music, at

Upcoming Concerts

Friday, September 23, 2016
6:00 p.m.
The Curtain Goes Up!
Emma Leigh Gwin, soprano is accompanied by pianist Erica Sipes for a concert of vocal
performance. A native of Blacksburg, Emma holds a masters degree in music performance from George Mason University. She has
performed both classical and musical theater such as My Fair Lady, Pirates of Penzance, and La Boheme. Erica studied at the Eastman School of Music. She has performed with
international orchestras as well as the New River Valley Symphony. Come and enjoy a concert of
favorites of long ago and current music theater.

Friday, November 4, 2016
6:00 p.m.
15th Anniversary of the
All Saints Memorial Concert . . .
is a special annual offering of St. John’s Music on the Corner.
Organ Concerto in g-minor by Frances Poulenc
Organ solo performed by David Charles
Campbell and accompanied by the Festival
Orchestra conducted by Dr. Joby Bell,
Appalachian State University.
Please use the enclosed envelope to make your
generous contribution to Music on the
Corner. All donations are tax deductible.
REQUIEM by Maurice Duruflé
A special performance of St.John’s choir and the Festival Orchestra with Sarah Wiley Newcomb, soprano and Dr. Joby Bell, organist, conducted by David Charles Campbell.

Friday, April 28, 2017
6:00 p.m.
Ringing of the Pianos
Richard Wroncy and Rebecca Wallenborn formerly of the Hollins Piano quartet, explore a repertoire for two pianos. They have been featured in
performances of string quartets and as
instrumental accompanists. Richard Wroncy is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and has appeared with the Lynchburg Symphony. Becky Wallenborn studied at Hollins University and
University of Maryland and has appeared in the region with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and Hollins University.

Friday, May 19, 2017
6:00 p.m.
PanJammers Steel Orchestra
Make Music
The PanJammers Steel Orchestra is a steel
ensemble of 15 musicians from Blacksburg
directed by Christine Gibson. The
instrumentation is representative of one of the oldest forms of music. The PanJammers play a repertoire from Beethoven to popular
compositions such as “And I Love Her.” Come and enjoy the orchestra followed by a casual picnic.