Hampden-Sydney is committed to the intellectual and cultural enrichment of the Southside community and presents free public concerts throughout the academic year. All events are FREE and open to the public.


Thursday, November 17 | 7:30 PM
Piano Recital: James Kidd, Barger Professor Emeritus of Music
The program will include music by Domenico Scarlatti, Chopin, and Haydn.
Crawley Forum

Thursday, October 6 | 7:30 - 9 PM
Rosette Quartet
Crawley Forum
Rosette is a Richmond-based string quartet comprised of four women who love to make meaningful connections through music. This concert will feature the music of two composers, Kenji Bunch and Pulizter Prize-winner Caroline Shaw.


Saturday, October 2 | 7:30 - 9 PM
The Piedmont Singers of Central Va present: Earth, Fire, Water, Wind, Human

Crawley Forum
The Piedmont Singers of Central Virginia is a professional vocal octet founded in 2016. This octet brings chamber-style vocal ensemble performance to a new level of artistry.

American Acoustic Music Series 2021-22

Thursday, March 24 | 7:30 PM
Joe Troop
Tiger Inn, Brown Student Center
Joe Troop is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter hailing originally from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The founder of GRAMMY-nominated stringband Che Apalache, Troop’s music is deeply embedded with and inspired by his activism.

Wednesday, November 3 | 7:30 - 9 PM
Yasmin Williams
Tiger Inn, Brown Student Center
Yasmin Williams is an acoustic fingerstyle guitarist with an unorthodox, modern style of playing. Her music has been commonly described as refreshing, relaxing, and unique and has been called some of the most imaginative guitar music out today.

Past Music Series Events


February 4, 7:30 pm
Skride Piano Quartet
Crawley Forum

April 14, 11:30 am
Music, Art, and Landscape
Piano Recital by Jim Kidd
Brinkley 101

October 3, 7:30 pm
Brick by Brick: Changing America Through Song
Dashon Burton, baritone and Lindsay Garritson, piano
Crawley Forum

November 5, 11:30 am
Not the Usual Three B’s: Bach, Bartók, and Beethoven
Jim Kidd, piano
Thompson Commons

American Acoustic Music Series 2019-20

April 5, 7 pm
Della Mae,
with opening act Dori Freeman
Tiger Inn

September 12, 8 pm
The Wooks
Tiger Inn

Contact Music Series

Helena von Rueden, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts
Viar-Christ Center for the Arts
Hampden-Sydney College | Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943
(434) 223-6367 

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