Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Landon Bilyeu memorial

A memorial service celebrating the life and work of Landon Bilyeu, the pianist and longtime music professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, will be held at 3 p.m. May 7 in VCU’s Black Music Center, Grove Avenue at Harrison Street in Richmond.

Bilyeu, who performed extensively as a soloist and chamber musician, died on April 27.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Spectrum Transformation Group for Autism Treatment, 1111506 Allecingie Parkway, Suite 2A, Richmond, VA 23235, or the VCU Department of Music Friends of Music, 922 Park Avenue, Box 842004, Richmond, VA 23284-2004.

Randy Hallman’s obituary of Landon Bilyeu in the Richmond Times-Dispatch: