2023 Festival Program

Quentin Walston Trio

Friday, June 30 at 7:30 PM
Middleburg Community Center
300 W. Washington St.
Middleburg, VA

An active pianist, composer and music educator in the Washington, DC region, Quentin Walston blends memorable melodies and striking rhythms with adventurous improvisations. The trio’s foot-tapping, energetic sets of original music and favorite jazz standards have been heralded as “stunning” and “impeccable”!

US Fleet Forces Band

Saturday, July 1 at 7:00 PM
Middleburg Community Center
300 W. Washington St.
Middleburg, VA

Established in 1945, and known as the “finest” of the fleet, the USFF which features 45 Navy musicians will present a program that entertains with a blend of modern hits from a variety of styles that include top hits, country and classic rock-and-roll perfect for all ages! This concert is FREE but tickets must be reserved in advance!

Abby Middleton, Soprano

Sunday, July 2 at 11:30 AM
Broadway Brunch at the Lake Pavilion
Locust Hill Farm
2152 Zulla Rd.
The Plains, VA

A graduate of Eastman School of Music, Abby’s work as featured soloist includes the classical to solo cabarets and leads in musicals from The Little Mermaid, for which she was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Actress. The ticket includes brunch, mimosas and a side of your favorite Broadway hits.

Dr. Nathaniel “Nat” Gumbs, Concert Organist

Sunday, July 2 at 2:30 PM
Trinity Episcopal Church
9108 John S. Mosby Highway
Upperville, VA

Dr. Gumbs has been director of chapel music at Yale University for the past six years and was named in the “Top 20 Under 30” by Diapason Magazine for his achievement in organ performance and church music. Dr. Gumbs will perform a solo organ recital of classical music by African-American composers, and other works by new composers. He’ll be joined by area singers to lead a Gospel Sing featuring moving worship music that will uplift and inspire.