The Virginia Tech Department of Music presents the New River Valley Symphony performing their spring concert in Burruss Auditorium on Saturday, May 1 at 8 p.m.

Under the baton of James Glazebrook, the program will feature Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor; Suite from "The Incredible Flutist" by Walter Piston; and Four Dances from "Estancia" by Alberto Ginastera.

Erica Sipes, pianist, will perform the Beethoven concerto. Sipes studied at the Eastman School of Music, earning her bachelor's and master's degrees in piano performance. She currently resides in Blacksburg, where she performs and also says she enjoys accompanying young musicians.

Tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for seniors and students, and are available at the University Unions and Student Activities Box Office in Squires Student Center. To order tickets, call (540) 231-5615 or visit the box office online.

Free parking is available around the Drillfield on weekends. Parking is also available in Perry Street Lot 1, 3, 4 and 6 near Prices Fork Road. Find more parking information online or call (540) 231-3200.