A 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation to encourage and support the broadcast and performance of classical music throughout the State of Virginia and beyond.


Classical Calendar: For details of upcoming classical music events in Central Virginia, please click here.


Who are they?
Just some of the composers we admire! Do you recognize them all?

Who are we?
The founding directors of the Virginia Classical Music Foundation are:



(L-R) Allen Hench, Alison Wiley, Eric Brandt, Julie Fowler and Steve Myers

What do we do?
We are an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation which encourages the broadcast and performance of classical music in Virginia. 

One of our current projects is to create a much-needed public radio station, based at the University of Virginia, to broadcast classical music and international news, and to promote the University’s many departments, lecture series, and arts events.

Additionally, we aim to provide a broadcast platform to showcase the historic national heritage which resides in our beautiful countryside - at the important sites of America’s early history.  The proposed new service is intended to present excellent programs on a modest budget. We hope this will be the first radio station in a statewide public radio network.

Would you like to know more?
We would be delighted to provide you with more information, a list of our endorsements, proposed program grid, budgets and anything else you might like to know.  Just email us at infoplease (at) virginiaclassical.org.  Thanks!

How can you help?
Would you like to help us make this simple recipe for a calmer life available to everyone?  The best way you can help us to donate to the Foundation.  All deductions are fully tax-deductible.  Thank you so much!





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   Did you know?

     Listening to classical music ...

  • Lowers blood pressure

  • Fights depression

  • Boosts memory

  • Relieves pain

  • Sparks creativity

  • Reduces stress levels

  • Improves productivity

  • Boosts brainpower for studying

  • Helps babies sleep better

  • Calms and soothes your pets

  • Makes you happy


Thank you for coming to visit us.

The Virginia Classical Music Foundation 2017