Events

Click on any of the events in the calendar for location, ticket prices, and program information.

School of Music students:  MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

Mason Jazz Welcome Back Party

Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 5:30pm

Join Mason jazz studies for our welcome back party, 2019. Dinner, meet and greet, orientation, faculty concert and student jam. Mandatory for jazz majors, undergrad and grad, and encouraged for those auditioning and playing in jazz ensembles. All are welcome; bring a friend and bring your instrument...Read More


Pendar Kordnavahsi, Junior Piano Recital*

Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 8:00pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres and virt...Read More


Piano Departmental*

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 12:30pm
Monday, Nov 11, 2019 12:30pm
Monday, Dec 02, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's piano students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres an...Read More


Vocal Departmental*

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 12:30pm
Friday, Oct 11, 2019 12:30pm
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's vocal students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres an...Read More


Grand Piano Celebration*

Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Celebrating Mason's All Steinway School

Featuring the artistry of Dr. Linda Apple Monson, pianist, in collaboration with Mason faculty colleagues and outstanding student piano artists

Reception to follow in lobby

Tickets: $20/$15/$5
2 Free tickets per Mason student I.D. avail. 9/10/19

Pro...Read More


Trumpet Departmental*

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's trumpet students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres ...Read More


Percussion Departmental*

Monday, Sep 30, 2019 12:30pm
Friday, Nov 01, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's percussion students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genr...Read More


Strings Departmental*

Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's strings students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres ...Read More


Steel Pan Ensemble Departmental*

Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's steel pan students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genre...Read More


Symphonic Band Concert*

Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason Symphonic Band under the vibrant musical leadership of Profs. John Kilkenny and Denny Stokes, provides music majors and increasingly growing numbers of non-music majors an opportunity to study and perform a wide variety of traditional and contemporary wind band literature.

The ...Read More


Clarinet Departmental*

Friday, Oct 04, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's clarinet students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres...Read More


Yechan Lim, Junior Piano Recital*

Saturday, Oct 05, 2019 8:00pm

Come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital. 

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Colton Morris, Doctoral Percussion Recital*

Sunday, Oct 06, 2019 3:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

 Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Sheir Clark, Senior Clarinet Music Education Recital*

Sunday, Oct 06, 2019 7:00pm

Come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Flute Departmental*

Monday, Oct 07, 2019 12:30pm
Monday, Oct 28, 2019 12:30pm
Monday, Nov 25, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's flute students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres an...Read More


Wind Symphony with Fairfax Wind Symphony Concert*

Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The George Mason University Wind Symphony, led by composer-conductor Mark Camphouse is a select ensemble comprised of outstanding wind, brass, and percussion players in the School of Music and the University. The ensemble’s mission is to study and perform the best literature available fo...Read More


Jazz Voice Departmental*

Wednesday, Oct 09, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's jazz voice students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genr...Read More


Trombone Departmental*

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's trombone students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres...Read More


Ross Hedlund, Senior Vocal Music Education Recital*

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 7:00pm

Come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Guitar Departmental*

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's guitar students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres a...Read More


Mason Symphony Orchestra*

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Mason Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Dennis Layendecker

The Mason Symphony Orchestra is comprised of outstanding string, wind, and percussion players from throughout the School of Music.

Tickets: $12/$8/$5
2 Free tickets per Mason student ID avail. 10/8/19

School of Music s...Read More


Emily Craine, Clarinet Non-Degree Recital*

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 12:00pm

Come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Katie Bowling & Nathi Jeerakul, Violin & Viola Non-Degree Recital*

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 2:00pm

Come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Fiona Madigan, Senior Viola Music Education Recital*

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 6:00pm

Come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Fall Choral Invitational*

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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University Singers, under the direction of Dr. Stan Engebretson

A select choral ensemble at George Mason University, the University Singers are dedicated to the performance of advanced vocal chamber music ranging from Renaissance to contemporary and commissioned works.

University Chorale...Read More


Christina Phillips, Graduate Vocal Lecture Recital*

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 4:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Alexis Neff, Senior Vocal Music Education Recital*

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 7:00pm

Come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Latin American Ensemble Departmental*

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's Latin American Ensemble students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich va...Read More


Vocal Departmental*

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 12:30pm
Friday, Dec 06, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's vocal students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres an...Read More


Trumpet Departmental*

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's trumpet students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres ...Read More


Jazz Combos Departmental*

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 12:30pm
Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's Jazz Combos students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of gen...Read More


Angela Estay, Senior Percussion Music-Education Recital*

Sunday, Nov 03, 2019 4:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Strings Departmental*

Friday, Nov 08, 2019 12:30pm
Wednesday, Dec 04, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's string students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genres a...Read More


Jazz 4 Justice*

Friday, Nov 08, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jim Carroll, collaborates with the law community to present its annual benefit concert, Jazz 4 Justice™. Proceeds from this performance support vital community efforts by the Bar Foundation and the George Mason University Jazz Studies Department.

Tick...Read More


Lauren Reamy, Junior Voice Recital*

Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 3:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Jessica Camarata, Senior Horn Music Education Recital*

Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 5:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Jeongwon Bae, Senior Flute Music Education Recital*

Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 7:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

...Read More

Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert - Fall*

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason Symphonic Band under the vibrant musical leadership of Profs. John Kilkenny and Denny Stokes, provides music majors and increasingly growing numbers of non-music majors an opportunity to study and perform a wide variety of traditional and contemporary wind band literature.

The ...Read More


Jazz Workshop Concert*

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Jazz Saxophone faculty, Rick Parrell directs the Mason Jazz Workshop big band in their concert! The Jazz Workshop performs music by Thad Jones, Mike Tomaro, Alan Baylock, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Neal Hefti and many others.

Visit the Jazz Workshop online.

Free and open to the public.

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Tuba/Euphonium Departmental*

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's tuba and euphonium students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety...Read More


Karen Smith, Senior Vocal Recital*

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 3:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Vocal Pops A Capella Concert*

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 4:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Under the direction of Dr. Stan Engebretson

Please join us for a wonderful afternoon of vocal pop music presented by GMU a cappella groups!

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Saxophone Departmental*

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's saxophone students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genre...Read More


Jazz Combos Concert*

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 8:00pm

Performance by the Mason Jazz Combos, under the direction of jazz pianist, Wade Beach.

Visit Mason Jazz online.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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John Wehmeyer, Senior Double Bass Music Eduation Recital*

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 8:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Horn Departmental*

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's french horn students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of gen...Read More


Thomas Mulherin, Graduate Jazz Piano Recital*

Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 2:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Stephen Cannistraci, Doctoral Euphonium Recital*

Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 4:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Jared Marshall, Senior Vocal Music Education Recital*

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 1:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Faith Ellen Lam, Junior Piano Recital*

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 3:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Dr. Balakerskaia Piano Studio Recital*

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 5:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Come out and enjoy some of the fine work of the piano students of Dr. Anna Balakerskaia!

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Saxophone Quartet Departmental*

Monday, Nov 25, 2019 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's saxophone students in this free performance at 12:30 – 1:20 pm. Departmental recitals provide performance opportunities for School of Music students to showcase their musical development and provide the audience with a rich variety of genre...Read More


Mason Jazz Vocal Night*

Monday, Nov 25, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Join us for an evening of music dedicated to Jazz Vocals! Performances by Mason Jazz Studio soloists and the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Dr. Darden Purcell.

Visit Jazz Vocals online.

Tickets: $12/$8/$5
2 Free tickets per Mason student ID avail. 11/12/19

School of Music students...Read More


Healing Arts Ensemble Program*

Monday, Dec 02, 2019 5:00pm

The Healing Arts Ensemble is the signature performing group for the University programs in Music for Well-Being.
It is the performance medium in which students apply the sound-healing principles learned in the Music as a Healing Art class.The group features a wide variety of musical instruments, exot...Read More


New Sound Collective Concert*

Wednesday, Dec 04, 2019 8:00pm

Join us for a selection of modern and contemporary chamber works presented by the students of the New Sound Collective. The program will showcase the diversity of musical styles in the 20th century as well as unique instrument combinations.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI...Read More


Duoyichi Zhang, Graduate Composition Recital*

Friday, Dec 06, 2019 8:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Jacob Lash, Graduate Choral Conducting Recital*

Friday, Dec 06, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Off Campus Location

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Mason Opera: Offenbach's Mesdames de la Halle

Friday, Dec 06, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Dec 07, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Dec 07, 2019 8:00pm

Music by Jacques Offenbach, Libretto by Armand Lapointe

Celebrate the joy of the holiday season with Mason Opera and its exciting December production of Mesdames de la Halle, a comic one-act opérette bouffe by Jacques Offenbach, with libretto by Armand Lapointe. First performed in Paris in 1859, thi...Read More


Matt Cesnik, Senior Piano Music Education Recital*

Sunday, Dec 08, 2019 3:00pm

Please come and enjoy this student’s finest work at their recital.

Free and open to the public.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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String Chamber Concert*

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert - Early Spring *

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The George Mason University Wind Symphony, led by composer-conductor Mark Camphouse is a select ensemble comprised of outstanding wind, brass, and percussion players in the School of Music and the University. The ensemble’s mission is to study and perform the best literature available fo...Read More


Mason Symphony Concerto Concert*

Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Mason Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Dennis Layendecker

The Mason Symphony Orchestra is comprised of outstanding string, wind, and percussion players from throughout the School of Music.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

...Read More

Mason Jazz Vocal Festival

Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 8:00am
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Join us for an evening of music dedicated to Jazz Vocals! Performances by Mason Jazz Studio soloists and the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Dr. Darden Purcell. Visit us online.

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Big Band Showdown*

Monday, Mar 30, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Join the Mason Jazz Ensemble (director, Jim Carroll) for an evening that celebrates the hot sounds and swinging beats of the Big Band era!

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

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University Singers Concert*

Sunday, Apr 05, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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University Singers are under the direction of Dr. Stan Engebretson.

A select choral ensemble at George Mason University, the University Singers are dedicated to the performance of advanced vocal chamber music ranging from Renaissance to contemporary and commissioned works.

School of Musi...Read More


Chorale Broadway Showcase

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The University Chorale, a choir of 80-100 singers under the direction of Dr. Lisa Billingham, performs a wide variety of music each semester ranging from classical styles to multi-cultural works and popular music, including the popular Broadway Showcase each spring.

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Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert - Spring*

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason University Wind Symphony, led by composer-conductor Mark Camphouse is a select ensemble comprised of outstanding wind, brass, and percussion players in the School of Music and the University. The ensemble’s mission is to study and perform the best literature available for wind ...Read More


Mason Spring Opera*

Friday, Apr 24, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason University Opera Theater & Workshop provides serious vocal performance students with in-depth study and performance of operas from Baroque to modern, with opera scenes and productions each semester. The Opera Theater presents two to three productions annually.

School of Music s...Read More


Mason Jazz Vocal Night - Spring*

Monday, Apr 27, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Join us for an evening of music dedicated to Jazz Vocals! Performances by Mason Jazz Studio soloists and the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Dr. Darden Purcell.

Visit Jazz Vocals online.

Tickets: $12/$8/$5
2 Free tickets per Mason student ID avail. 11/12/19

School of Music students...Read More


International Jazz Day Concert*

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Mason Symphony Orchestra Concert*

Saturday, May 02, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Buy Tickets

The Mason Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Dr. Dennis Layendecker.

The Mason Symphony Orchestra is comprised of outstanding string, wind, and percussion players from throughout the School of Music.

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are marked with (*).

...Read More