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Jan
18
Wed
Welcome Week Ice Cream Social @ Villa Maria College, Dining Hall
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Stop down to the Dining Hall for some ice cream served to students by faculty and staff!

Cheerleading Practice @ Villa Maria College, Social Hall
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The newly formed Villa Viking Cheerleaders will be practicing on the following dates in the Social Hall over in the Athletics Center:

1-18 from 4-8PM
1-26 from 4:30 – 7:30PM
1-28 from 12-3PM
2-1 from 5-8PM

Jan
20
Fri
Welcome Week Karaoke @ Villa Maria College, Dining Hall
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Stop down to sing some karaoke during your break today and showcase your singing abilities!

Villa Vikings Alumni Night @ Villa Maria College, Athletic Center
Jan 20 @ 5:00 pm

Enjoy an evening of Villa Maria basketball and fun as the Men’s and Women’s teams face off against SUNY Canton!

Pizza, soft drinks and water, cookies, face painting, and games will be available in the Social Hall from 5-8 p.m.

Women’s tip-off is at 6 pm, and Men’s is at 8pm.

Sponsored by the Villa Maria Alumni Association, open to all! $10 for adults, children 12 & under are free. To purchase tickets visit: https://villa-vikings-alumni-night.eventbrite.com/

Jan
25
Wed
Foundations for a Successful Project: a Panel Discussion with Buffalo-Area Design Professionals @ Villa Maria College
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

International Interior Design Association is hosting a panel at which area professionals will present recent work and share strategies for successful projects. Presentations will be followed by a networking session. Each of the Presenters will be discussing the following in their 15 minute time slot

  • Project description (Size, location, use, etc.)
  • Project team (Members, challenges, communication, coordination)
  • Obstacles throughout the process
  • Timelines/budgets
  • Lessons learned
  • Photo

BD. The event is open to designers and students from the community as well as from Villa. The link for registration is:
https://iidany-bcc.ticketleap.com/bcc0125/

Jan
26
Thu
UNYTS Blood Drive @ Villa Maria College, Dining Hall
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

To schedule an appointment in advance, visit unyts.org, click donate blood’ and enter sponsor code 001051. You can also call unyts at 716.512.7940. Photo ID required at time of donation; walk-ins always welcome.

Cheerleading Practice @ Villa Maria College, Social Hall
Jan 26 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The newly-formed Villa Viking Cheerleaders will be practicing on the following dates in the Social Hall over in the Athletics Center:
1-26 from 4:30 – 7:30PM
1-28 from 12-3PM
2-1 from 5-8PM

Jan
28
Sat
Cheerleading Practice @ Villa Maria College, Social Hall
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The newly-formed Villa Viking Cheerleaders will be practicing on the following dates in the Social Hall over in the Athletics Center:

1-28 from 12-3PM
2-1 from 5-8PM

The Blizzard Raffle @ Villa Maria College, Athletic Center
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm
The Blizzard Raffle @ Villa Maria College, Athletic Center | Buffalo | New York | United States

The Blizzard Raffle is back!

Saturday, January 28th, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tickets are a $30 donation; proceeds will benefit Villa Maria College. Refreshments, beer/wine/soft drinks, and your chance to win any of the 25 main raffle prizes all included with the ticket price.

Need not be present to win. Must be 21 to enter. No one admitted without a ticket. Please, no outside alcoholic beverages. There will be an opportunity to purchase additional tickets at the event, plus the chance to enter to win additional raffles!

The event will take place at the Social Hall in the Villa Maria College Athletic Center, located at 240 Pine Ridge Road, Buffalo, NY. See you at The Blizz!

For a detailed list of prizes, or to get your ticket, click here.

Jan
31
Tue
M&T Concert Series: Buffalo Bach Project @ Villa Maria College, Recital Hall
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
M&T Concert Series: Buffalo Bach Project @ Villa Maria College, Recital Hall | Buffalo | New York | United States

Buffalo Bach Project performs vocal works by Johann Sebastian Bach in combination with conceptually or sonically relevant 20th– and 21st-century pieces.

Soprano Maria Lindsey is originally from Colorado where she received her Master’s degree in Vocal Performance from The University of Colorado at Boulder. Past performances include Monica in The Medium with Opera Memphis, Frasquita in Carmen with Opera Omaha, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel with Opera Omaha, Zerlina in Don Giovanni with Opera Colorado, Soprano Soloist in Poulenc’s Gloria with the Omaha Symphony, and Soprano Soloist in Mozart’s Mass in C Minor in Boulder, Colorado. She’s participated in young artist programs with The Santa Fe Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis and The Ravinia Music Festival. Maria is excited to be performing with Friends of Vienna.

Garrett F. Martin holds a Master of Music Degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Sacred Music and Organ Performance, a Performer’s Certificate in Organ and Accompanying from Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music as well as a Church Music and Organ Performance Degree from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN. His major teachers include Gerre and Judith Hancock of The University of Texas (formerly of St. Thomas Church, New York), Peter Fyfe and Carl Smith of Vanderbilt University, and J. Ryan Garber of Carson-Newman College. He has done further organ, accompanying, and vocal coaching study in Germany and Austria with Michael Gailit of the Vienna Conservatory and Kristen Orkerlund of the Vienna State Opera. Since 2013, Martin has served as the Organist and Director of Music at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Buffalo, New York. He also serves at the Artistic Director of the Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus.

Megan Kyle performs as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician throughout the Western New York region. She is a member of the Erie Chamber Orchestra, the new music ensemble Wooden Cities, and is a founding member of the oboe/cello duo Parvenue. Megan has performed with the Slee Sinfonietta, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphoria (Syracuse), the Omaha Symphony, and the New World Symphony in Miami, among others. She was previously a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Megan earned a Master of Music in Oboe Performance from DePaul University (2013), as well as a B.M. in Oboe Performance and B.A. in English from Oberlin Conservatory and College (2011), studying with Eugene Izotov, Robert Walters, and Alex Klein. She currently teaches at Houghton College and SUNY Geneseo.

Katie Weissman began playing the cello at the age of three at Buffalo Suzuki Strings after seeing Yo-Yo Ma appear on Sesame St. She holds a Bachelors of Music in Cello Performance from Boston University, and her principal teachers include Feng Hew, Michael Reynolds, Amanda Truelove and Roman Mekinulov. Katie is one half of the cello and oboe duo Parvenue, cellist and singer in the chamber-folk band Tiny Rhymes, and cellist in the Marian McLaughlin Trio.  She also plays with contemporary music ensembles Wooden Cities and Tonal Nuage. Katie can be heard on many projects recorded at Buffalo’s own GCR Audio recording studio, including the latest release from the Goo Goo Dolls.

 

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