Events

[Update: April 17, 2020] As part of our collective effort to minimize the impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 to our community, all performances and events have been cancelled through August 8, 2020. Information for ticket holders to all College of Visual and Performing Arts events or events at the Center for the Arts can be found here. Information for ticket holders at the Hylton Performing Arts Center can be found here. Though our stages are dark, we will continue to bring you creative content online through Mason Arts at Home.

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 (*).

May 2020

CANCELLED: Piano Chamber Ensemble Concert*

Friday, May 01, 2020 7:00pm
Saturday, May 02, 2020 10:00am
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CANCELLED - New Sound Collective Concert*

Friday, May 01, 2020 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.

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CANCELLED - David Singhaus, Graduate Percussion Recital*

Saturday, May 02, 2020 12:00pm

Come to see David Singhaus’ Graduate Percussion Recital, featuring two premieres of new music!
Elliot Carter - Etude for Four Timpani: I. Saeta & IV. Improvisation
JS Bach - Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor for Marimba
John Zazo - And The World Seemed Smaller
Ian Whillock - Two Points Make A Line

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CANCELLED: Elizabeth Bozhich, Senior Vocal Recital*

Saturday, May 02, 2020 1:00pm

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Elizabeth Bozhich in her senior vocal recital.

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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CANCELLED - Hayden Busby, Senior Percussion Recital*

Saturday, May 02, 2020 2:00pm

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Hayden Busby in his senior percussion recital, featuring works by Lansky, Lindroth, Almada, and Luther Adams.

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: Mehrnoush Aghagholizadeh, Graduate Piano Lecture Recital*

Saturday, May 02, 2020 2:00pm

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Mehrnoush Aghagholizadeh in her graduate piano lecture recital, featuring method books, Shostakovich easy pieces for the piano, Kabalevsky, and Nikolayev.

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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CANCELLED: Mason Symphony Orchestra & University Choirs Concert*

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

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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 (*).

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CANCELLED: GMU Tuba Euphonium Ensemble Concert*

Sunday, May 03, 2020 1:00pm

The George Mason University Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble has been in existence for over ten years. It draws from a diversified student population of both music majors and non-majors. They have appeared in the Mason Community Arts Academy Regional Conference at GMU, the Northeast Tuba/Euphonium Region...Read More


CANCELLED - Nathi Jeerakul, Jr., Senior Viola Music-Education Recital*

Sunday, May 03, 2020 4:00pm

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Nathi Jeerakul, Jr., in his senior viola music-education recital, featuring:
Cecil Forsyth - Viola Concerto in G minor,
Ernest Bloch - Suite Heibraique

This 45 minute performance is free and open to the public.
 
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CANCELLED: Justin Paschalides, Graduate Jazz Piano Lecture Recital*

Sunday, May 03, 2020 4:00pm

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Justin Paschalides in his graduate jazz piano lecture recital, featuring Carolina Shout and Stride Piano of Harlem.

This 50 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: Steel Pan Ensemble Concert*

Sunday, May 03, 2020 5:00pm

Led by Victor Provost, Steel Pan students learn to the play the steel drum (steel pan, or pan) in a variety of settings, focusing on repertoire from a variety of genres including various musics of the Caribbean.

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CANCELLED - Teresa Jenkins & Ryan Woessner, Clarinet & Piano Non-Degree Recital*

Sunday, May 03, 2020 6:00pm

Please join us for the joint non-degree recital of Teresa Jenkins and Ryan Woessner.

This 40 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED - Josias Ventura, Tuba Non-Degree Recital*

Sunday, May 03, 2020 8:00pm

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Josias Ventura in his tuba non-degree recital, featuring:
New Kid- Anna Baadsvick,
Suite for Tuba- Don Haddad,
Tuba Concerto - Hindemith,
Emmett's lullaby - Harold Walters,
Legends for Tuba - Euphonium Quartet - Noah Taylor

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CANCELLED: Kristina Bhardwaj, Piano Non-Degree Recital*

Sunday, May 03, 2020 8:00pm

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Kristina Bhardwaj in her piano non-degree recital, featuring:
Rachmaninoff concerto no2
Beethoven concerto no2
Rachmaninoff etude op33 no4 in D minor
Rachmaninoff etude op33 no7 in E flat major
Chopin etude op25 no2 in F minor
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CANCELLED: Thomas Mulherin, Graduate Jazz Piano Recital*

Sunday, May 03, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Tom Mulherin performs jazz standards by Morton, Strayhorn, Monk, and others, as well as original music.

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: Piano Departmental*

Monday, May 04, 2020 12:30pm

Join us as we showcase the talents of the School of Music's students in this free performance at 12:30pm-1:20pm. 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 virtu...Read More


CANCELLED: Healing Arts Ensemble Program*

Monday, May 04, 2020 6:00pm

"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, ex...Read More


CANCELLED - String Chamber Concert*

Monday, May 04, 2020 8:00pm

Free and open to the public.

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CANCELLED: Luke Ratcliffe, Senior Piano Recital*

Monday, May 04, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Luke Ratcliffe in his senior piano recital.

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: Pendar Kordnavahsi, Senior Piano Recital*

Tuesday, May 05, 2020 4:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Pendar Kordnavahsi in his senior piano recital, featuring:
Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata,
Schumann-Lizst: Dedication,
Shahidi: Fantasy in Chahargah,
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto in Gm

This 55 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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CANCELLED: Sarah Grace Fitzsimmons, Junior Vocal Recital*

Tuesday, May 05, 2020 6:00pm

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Sarah Grace Fitzsimmons in her junior vocal recital, featuring a classical repertoire of oratorio, art songs, and arias.

This 40 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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CANCELLED: Xinyu Zhang, Doctoral Piano Recital*

Tuesday, May 05, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Zinyu Zhang in her doctoral piano recital, featuring works by Scarlatti, Beethoven, Brahms, and Gershwin.

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: Brandon Ciocco, Graduate Jazz Guitar Recital*

Thursday, May 07, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Brandon Ciocco in his graduate jazz guitar recital, featuring a mix of originals and jazz standards.

This 55 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: Na Ae Lee Park, Graduate Vocal Lecture Recital*

Friday, May 08, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: School of Music Honors Recital*

Saturday, May 09, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music
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CANCELLED: Mengyuan Tong, Graduate Piano Recital*

Sunday, May 10, 2020 1:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Mengyuan Tong in her graduate piano recital.

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: Ruixuan Song, Graduate Piano Recital*

Sunday, May 10, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Ruixuan Song in her graduate piano recital.

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: Mada Zhencong, Graduate Vocal Recital*

Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Mada Zhencong in his graduate vocal recital, featuring classical voice music composed by Handel, Beethoven, Schubert, Chausson, Britten, etc.

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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CANCELLED: Elizabeth Leung, Graduate Violin Recital*

Sunday, May 10, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Elizabeth Leung in her graduate violin recital, featuring:
Bartok Romanian Rhapsody No. 1
Mozart Sonata in E minor for Violin and Piano
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

This 60 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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CANCELLED: Zixuan Tang, Graduate Piano Recital*

Monday, May 11, 2020 6:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Zixuan Tang in her graduate piano recital.

This 55 minute performance is free and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: Xue Lei Zhang, Piano Recital*

Monday, May 11, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of Xue Lei Zhang, Graduate Piano Recital*

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

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Music in the Time of Quarantine: A School of Music Finale Concert

Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Off Campus Location

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Tune in to the Center for the Arts Facebook page on May 16 at 8:00 p.m. for Mason's School of Music Finale Concert, Music in the Time of Quarantine, introduced by Dr. Linda Monson, Director of the School of Music.

This dynamic musical showcase celebrates Mason’s School of Music stud...Read More


Celebration of the Class of 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Off Campus Location

George Mason University will honor the largest and most diverse graduating class in its history with a virtual Celebration of the Class of 2020.

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May 2020