Spotlight on the Arts Festival in Fairfax

Violin student recital performance

Posted on April 22, 2016 by Claire Allen

Potomac Arts Academy is excited to once again participate in the City of Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts Festival, a month-long celebration of the arts in all their forms in Fairfax, with a music recital this Sunday April 24th, a theater event on May 1st, and an Encore Chorale concert on May 3rd.




Potomac Arts Academy Student & Faculty Music Recital
Sunday, April 24th, 2PM-4PM
Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030
FREE admission

Enjoy a true community arts showcase this Sunday! The Potomac Arts Academy Spotlight Music Recital features several special performances from a selection of our music students, ranging in age from five years old to adult, and playing a variety of instruments. They will perform wonderful pieces from both classical and musical theater repertoire.

After a brief intermission, the audience will enjoy dynamic performances from our professional music faculty, including works for string trio, solo voice, solo flute, and four-hand piano.




Acting For Young People‘s “An Enchanted Afternoon” Theater Event
Sunday, May 1st, 1PM-5PM
Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030
FREE admission

Get a sneak preview of AFYP’s upcoming production of Beauty & the Beast, Jr.  Join our directors and cast members for performances, games, crafts, and learn a short dance from the show!




Potomac Arts Academy Encore Chorale Recital
Tuesday, May 3rd, 7:30PM

St. George’s United Methodist Church, 4910 Ox Road, Fairfax, VA 22030
FREE admission

Encore Creativity for Older Adults is pleased to present the Potomac Encore Chorale and the Alexandria Encore Chorale in concert at the Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts Festival. The concert will open with the rousing “Clap Your Hands” by Gershwin. Beautiful melodies including “Falling In Love With Love”, “This Can’t Be Love”, “My Funny Valentine” and “With A Song In My Heart” by Rodgers and Hart will be performed. The chorale will sing the fabulous tunes of Hoagy Carmichael including “Star Dust”, “Heart and Soul”, “Georgia On My Mind”, “In the Cool, Cool, Cool, of the Evening”, “The Nearness of You” and “Lazy River”. And there could not be a better finale than the fabulous “Guys and Dolls” by Frank Leosser. This concert will have you humming all the way home!


Our Spring Student Music Recitals, Theater Showcases, and Art Show Weekend, May 21st & 22nd, is also part of the Festival.

We hope to see you at any or all of the special events!