Some exciting news! Regent University has officially approved 4 new degrees in music to begin in the Fall of 2021! A Bachelor of Arts in Music and Bachelor of Music in a) Performance, b) Music & Worship, and c) Music Leadership!
Want to help out a GREAT cause? For Spring 2021, the Virginia Beach Chorale has commissioned a new composition from renowned composer, Daniel Gawthrop. The theme of the new song is "resilience" and it will be dedicated to those lost at (and those affected by) the tragic event at the Virginia Beach municipal center on May 31, 2019. If you'd like to donate toward the cost of the commission, you can find details here:
The Virginia Beach Chorale 's 2020 Christmas concert - "Hot Chocolate and Cinema Sticks - Christmas Music from the Movies" is CANCELLED due to COVID-19. We will re-schedule the concert for December 2021.
The Virginia Beach Chorale's 2020 spring concert, "Modern Classics!" has been cancelled due to the current Coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Krudop was honored to be Guest Conductor for the Smyth County (VA) High School All-County Chorus at Marion HS in Marion, Virginia, on March 13, 2020!
Repertoire for the choir:
Three Contemporary Latin Settings (Estes)
Esto Les Digo (Lange)
Bonse Aba (arr. Fischer)
Masithi Amen (Huber)
Take Me to the Water (Dilworth)
The Lord Bless You and Keep You (Lutkin)
Dr. Krudop had the pleasure of providing pre-assessment clinics for the choirs of Green Run High School, Frank Cox High School, Kempsville High School, First Colonial High School, Great Neck Middle School, Brandon Middle School, and Salem Middle School the week of March 9, 2020.
The weekend of Feb 22, Dr. Krudop conducted
the Onslow County (NC) High School All-County Chorus at Jacksonville HS in Jacksonville, North Carolina!
Repertoire for the choir:
Sing dem Herrn (Praetorius)
Ave Verum (Stopford)
That Lonesome Road (Taylor, arr. Entsminger)
Dear Sarah (Syler)
We Are the Voices (Papoulis)
Sing to Me (Martin)
Symphonicity (the Symphony Orchestra of Virginia Beach), under the direction of Maestro Daniel Boothe, presented the 37th annual "Sing-Along Messiah" concert on Monday, December 23 at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in the Virginia Beach Town Center. Dr. Krudop was honored to serve as guest Chorus Master for this concert.
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Virginia Music Educators Association and the 40th VMEA annual conference - Dr. Krudop served as conductor and lead all attendees in singing Joseph Martin's "Sing to Me!" in the grand lobby of the Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, VA on Thursday, November 21, 2019.