Events

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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 (*).

Noah Nipp, Junior Jazz Double Bass Recital*

Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Noah Nipp in his junior jazz double bass recital featuring:

1. Tricotism- Oscar Petrified
2. Witchcraft- Cy Coleman
3. Half Time- Amy Winehouse
4. Resolution- John Coltrane

This recital was originally scheduled to occur in the spring of 2020.

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Jason Seiler, Junior Jazz Guitar Recital*

Saturday, Sep 19, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Jason Seiler in his junior jazz guitar recital featuring:

1. Steeplechase by Charlie Parker

2. Polka Dots and Moonbeams by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke
3. Autumn in New York by Vernon Duke
4. No Notice by Mike Stern

This will be a virtual only event, so there...Read More


Chiara Head, Junior Flute Recital*

Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 11:30am
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Chiara Head in her junior flute recital featuring Prokofiev's Flute Sonata op. 94 and Widor Suite.

This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.

To watch Chiara's performance, visit here

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Katherine Repka, Doctoral Clarinet Recital*

Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Katie Repka in her doctoral clarinet recital featuring:

1. Paul Harvey, Three Etudes on Themes of Gershwin

2. Libby Larsen, Song Without Words
3. Carl Nielsen, Concerto
4. Bela Kovacs, After You, Mr. Gershwin!

This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no...Read More


Julie McDonald, Doctoral Flute Recital*

Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Julie McDonald in her doctoral flute recital featuring:

1. Marin Marais:  Les Folies D'Espagne on C flute
2. Sigfrid Karg-Elert:  Sonata Appassionata, Op. 140 on C flute 

3. Lowell Liebermann:  Eight Pieces, Op. 59 on Bass, Alto, C flute, and Piccolo
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Alvin Macasero, Senior Percussion Recital*

Monday, Sep 21, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Alvin Macasero in his senior percussion recital featuring:

1. Hard-Boiled Capitalism and the Day Mr. Friedman Noticed Google is a Verb - Ben Wahlund
2. Impressions - Nicolas Martynciow
3. Psappha - Iannis Xenakis
4. Three Moves for Marimba - Paul Lanksy

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Cory Haley, Senior Percussion Music-Education Recital*

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Cory Haley in his senior percussion music education recital.

This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.

To watch Cory's performance, visit here


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Sarah Grace Fitzsimmons, Junior Vocal Recital*

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Sarah Grace Fitzsimmons in her junior soprano recital performing works by Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Debussy, and Argento.
This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.

To watch Sarah's performance, visit here


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Cristina Catterton, Junior Clarinet Recital*

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Cristina Catterton in her junior clarinet recital featuring:
1. Mozart Clarinet Concerto, K. 622, Movement 1
2. Brahms Clarinet Sonata no. 2 in E-flat Major, Op. 120
3. Kovacs Hommage a B. Bartok
This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Th...Read More


CANCELLED: Mark Davis, Graduate Trumpet Recital*

Thursday, Sep 24, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Mark Davis in his graduate trumpet recital as he performs standards from the Baroque to the 20th Century! 
1. Handel Suite in D Major, 
2. Neruda Trumpet Concerto in Eb Major, 
3. Pennequin Morceau de Concert, and 
3. Cheetham Concoctions for Solo Trumpet
This wil...Read More


CANCELLED: Nick Vellanikaran, Junior Guitar Recital*

Thursday, Sep 24, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Nick Vellanikaran in his junior guitar recital featuring:


Prelude no 1 - Villa-lobos
Prelude no 4 - Villa-lobos
Prelude no 2 - Villa-lobos


Nocturno - Torroba
Homenaje pour le tombeau de Debussy - De Falla
Mallorca - Albéniz


Verano Porteño - Piazzolla
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Zoe Jorgenson, Graduate Jazz Double Bass Recital*

Friday, Sep 25, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Zoe Jorgenson in her graduate jazz double bass recital.

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A Celebration of ARTS By George!

Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

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Join us online for an e-vening like no other with A Celebration of ARTS by George! on Saturday, September 26. Streamed live on social media and GMU-TV, the event will take a look back at the tremendous success of ARTS by George! over the past 14 years. Since 2006, ARTS by George! has...Read More


Lindsey Miller, Graduate Conducting Recital with the Wind Symphony*

Thursday, Oct 08, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Lindsey Miller, Graduate Conducting Recital with the Wind Symphony*

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Lisa Eckstein, Doctoral Conducting Lecture Recital*

Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Lisa Eckstein in her doctoral conducting lecture recital.

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Alex Steadman, Senior Jazz Vocal Recital*

Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Alex Steadman in his senior jazz vocal recital featuring several contrasting jazz songs.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.


Watch Alex's performance.

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Emma Pivetta, Senior Tenor Saxophone Music Education Recital*

Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Emma Pivetta in her senior jazz tenor saxophone music education recital.


Watch Emma's performance.

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Wind Symphony (Gold) Performance*

Monday, Oct 19, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music

The George Mason University Wind Symphony, led this semester by conductor John Kilkenny 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 b...Read More


Percussion Ensemble Concert*

Thursday, Oct 22, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music

This is a virtual presentation by the Dewberry School of Music.


Join the Mason Percussion Ensemble as they present works that include a variety of percussion instruments.


Free and open to the public.


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


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Ryan Salak, Senior Trumpet Music Education Recital*

Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Ryan Salak in his senior trumpet music education recital as he will be playing music that is not common for trumpet recitals, such as:


Slavische Fantasie - Carl Hohne
Vocalise - Sergei Rachmaninoff
Postcards - Anthony Plog
Undecided Trumpet Duet - N/A
The Unanswer...Read More


Michael Barranco, Doctoral Percussion Recital*

Friday, Oct 30, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Michael Barranco in his doctoral percussion recital.


Watch Michael's performance.

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Yechan Lim, Senior Piano Recital*

Friday, Nov 06, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Yechan Lim in his senior piano recital, featuring:


Beethoven- Piano Sonata No. 23 "Appassionata"
Mendelssohn-Liszt-Horowitz- Wedding March
Kapustin- Variations, Op. 41
Liszt- Rhapsodie Espagnole, S.254


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Ricardo Nuñez, Senior Percussion Music Education Recital*

Saturday, Nov 07, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Ricardo Nuñez in his senior percussion music education recital featuring:


Baila by Ivan Trevino - marimba/singing (all one performer)
Pulsar by Francisco Perez - snare/electronic track
Transformations of Pachelbel's Canon by Nanae Mimura - marimba
French Suite fo...Read More


Megan Slay, Graduate Piano Recital*

Sunday, Nov 08, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Megan Slay in her graduate piano recital.

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Mason Artist-in-Residence Third Coast Percussion: A Discussion on Entrepreneurship in the Arts

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Mason Arts at Home

Join the Grammy ® Award-winning ensemble Third Coast Percussion for a livestreamed conversation exploring how the artist-run ensemble is managed and the unique ways they are innovating during the era of COVID-19. The ensemble, known for using traditional instruments like xylophones, marimbas, and vi...Read More


Wind Symphony (Green) Performance*

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music

The George Mason University Wind Symphony, led this semester by conductor John Kilkenny 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 b...Read More


Stephen Cannistraci, Doctoral Euphonium Recital*

Friday, Nov 13, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Stephen Cannistraci in his doctoral euphonium recital, featuring John Hartmann's "La Belle Americaine," a selection of art songs, and Martin Ellerby's "Euphonium Concerto."


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your und...Read More


Paul Rodriguez, Senior Composition Recital*

Friday, Nov 13, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy a showcase of original compositions and arrangements by Paul Rodriguez in his senior recital, featuring:


Moonrise, 
Enter Ganesha, 
[Unnamed String Quartet], 
Mary France (arr. Paul Rodriguez), 
Trio for Marimba, Alto Flute, and Trumpet, 
Dance of the River Ducks, 
Take Me to the Ocea...Read More


Na Ae Lee Park, Graduate Vocal Lecture Recital*

Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Na Ae Lee Park in her graduate vocal lecture recital.


Watch Na Ae Lee's performance.

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Dennis Anderson, Senior Saxophone Music Education Recital*

Sunday, Nov 15, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Dennis Anderson in his senior saxophone music education recital, featuring:


Introductions and Variations on Carnival of Venice by Jules Demersseman, 
In Memory by Quinn Mason, 
Tableaux de Provence (All Movements) by Paule Maurice. 


This recital will showcase ver...Read More


James Weiss, Junior Jazz Guitar Recital*

Sunday, Nov 15, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of James Weiss in his junior jazz guitar recital, featuring, "You are too Beautiful," "Blues for Alice," "Minor Swing," "Four on Six," and "Someday my Prince will Come."


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understan...Read More


Wind Symphony (Gold) Performance

Monday, Nov 16, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music

The George Mason University Wind Symphony, led this semester by conductor John Kilkenny 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 b...Read More


Justin Paschalides, Graduate Jazz Piano Recital*

Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Justin Paschalides in his graduate jazz piano recital, highlighting jazz and fusion styles.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.


Watch Justin's performance.

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Estrella Hong, Doctoral Piano Lecture Recital*

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Estrella Hong in her doctoral piano lecture recital.


Watch Estrella's performance.

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New Sound Collective Presentation*

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music
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Yumeng Jiang, Graduate Piano Pedagogy Lecture Recital*

Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Yumeng Jiang in her graduate piano pedagogy recital as she makes the comparative analysis of Chinese and Western piano music.


Debussy: Ce qu'a vu le Vent d’Ouest 
Chopin: Nocturnes no. 16 
Debussy: Suite Bergamasque, L.75: III. Clair de Lune 
Chen Peixun: Autumn ...Read More


Victoria Behrens, Junior Violin Recital*

Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Victoria Behrens in her junior violin recital.


Watch Victoria's performance.

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Jazz 4 Justice™

Friday, Nov 20, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music

Jazz4Justice™ and Justice for Jazz. 


Established in 2001 by Fairfax, Virginia attorney Edward L. Weiner, Esq. and Founder of Mason Jazz Studies, Jim Carroll, Jazz 4 Justice is an award-winning annual concert presented by Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) and Mason Jazz Studies. This year's ...Read More


Darwing De La Cruz, Senior Double Bass Music Education Recital*

Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 11:30am
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Darwing De La Cruz in his senior double bass music education recital, featuring:


Sonata No. 5 - Antonio Vivaldi 
Vocalise - Sergei Rachmaninoff
Sonata for Violin and Double Bass - Elliott Schwartz
Double Bass Concerto in F - Giuseppe Capuzzi


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Michelle Fegeas, Doctoral Vocal Lecture Recital*

Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Michelle Fegeas in her doctoral vocal lecture recital where she will be presenting a feminist reading of the poetry of Margaret Atwood set to twenty-first century art songs.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your un...Read More


Luis Flores, Junior Vocal Recital*

Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Luis Flores in his junior vocal recital, featuring:


Sorge Infausta una Procella - George Frederic Handel


Italian: 
Dolente Immagine - Vincento Bellini
Vezzosette o care Pupille - Andrea Falconieri
Amor me fa Cantare - Stefano Donaudy


German:
Sommerabend - Johannes B...Read More


Erie Liang, Senior Clarinet Music Education Recital*

Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Erie Liang in his senior clarinet recital as a music education major. Thank you for tuning in and enjoy!


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.


Watch Erie's performance.

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Carson Kirchner, Graduate Composition Recital*

Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 11:30am
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Carson Kirchner in her graduate composition recital, featuring a 4 hand piano piece, a violin duet, a piece for voice and piano, and a woodwind quintet.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.


Watch Car...Read More


Victoria Malloy, Graduate Piano Lecture Recital*

Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Victoria Malloy in her graduate piano lecture recital, featuring:


Three Shakespeare Songs, Op. 6 by Roger Quilter, 
Widmung by Robert Schumann, 
Dein blaues Auge by Johannes Brahms, 
Verborgenheit by Hugo Wolf, 
Malia by Francesco Paolo Tosti, 
Nebbie by Ottorino R...Read More


Brass Ensemble Virtual Program*

Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event
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Bronson Rodriguez, Junior Vocal Recital*

Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Bronson Rodriguez in his junior vocal recital, featuring some of Aaron Copland's earlier works: Three Sonnets for Piano and the second movement of Sonata in G. These pieces are unpublished and rarely performed, so it will be an opportunity to learn about Copl...Read More


Healing Arts Ensemble Program*

Monday, Nov 23, 2020 4:30pm
Location: Virtual Event
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Ziyue Xu, Graduate Piano Recital*

Monday, Nov 23, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Ziyue Xu in her graduate piano recital, featuring:


Bach Prelude and Fugue No.6; 
Beethoven Sonata No. 8 Op. 13 (Pathetique); 
R. Schumann Papillons Op. 2; 
Chopin Nocturne Op.72 No.1; 
Sergei Prokofiev Movement 2; 3 and 6 from Romeo and Juliet, Op.75.


This will be ...Read More


Yu Xiang, Graduate Piano Lecture Recital*

Monday, Nov 23, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Yu Xiang in her graduate piano recital.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.


Watch Yu's performance.

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Ryan Fuhrman, Senior Trumpet Music Education Recital*

Thursday, Dec 03, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Ryan Fuhrman in his senior trumpet music education recital.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience.


Watch Ryan's performance.

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Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music Holiday Concert

Sunday, Dec 06, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music

Join us for a joyous virtual concert by the Dewberry School of Music as we ring in the holiday season! Showcasing Mason's outstanding ensembles, this evening will feature traditional holiday favorites and festive new works performed by extraordinary student artists.


This event will be streamed simult...Read More


Clay Baran, Graduate Music and Well Being Recital*

Thursday, Dec 10, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Clay Baran in his graduate music and well being recital.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.


 

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Yao Sun, Graduate Piano Recital*

Friday, Dec 11, 2020 8:00am
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Yao Sun in her graduate piano recital.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.

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Thomas Mulherin, Graduate Jazz Piano Recital*

Friday, Dec 11, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Thomas Mulherin in his graduate jazz piano recital.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.

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Mehrnoush Aghagholizadeh, Graduate Piano Recital*

Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 5:30pm
Location: Virtual Event

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Mehrnoush Aghagholizadeh in her graduate piano recital.


This will be a virtual only event, so there will be no audience. Thank you for your understanding.

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