Extracurricular Music Activities

Enrich your learning experience at Roanoke College by participating in extracurricular music activities such as Mainstreet or Looking for and Echo. These groups offer a variety of performance experiences, including public performances, touring, and recording CDs.

Looking For an Echo is an all men's a cappella group currently composed of eleven RC students. The group began in the spring of 1996 and recently completed a week long tour of northern Virginia high schools recruiting singers for the Roanoke College Choir.

Mainstreet is an all women's a cappella group currently composed of twelve RC students. The group began in the spring of 1999 and has just finished its debut CD. Mainstreet is in the process of planning recruiting tours.

 
Creating art through first-hand experience

Creating art through first-hand experience

“I have my students look at tangible objects instead of creating something abstract,” Shortridge said. “I make my students work hard because they become better painters or drawers that way. The knowledge is theirs to use.”

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