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Mason Student Performances

A Staged Reading of Br'er Cotton

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

By Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm
Directed by Samuel Dunn III

Directed by Theater student Sam Dunn III, this powerful play is a look at the African American experience in Virginia history, both past and present, and is sponsored by student organization Collections for the Culture, the CVPA Artists In Act...Read More


Artsbus Tour, School of Art

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 6:00am
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 6:00am
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 6:00am
Location: Off Campus Location

The Artsbus is a Mason School of Art (SOA) sponsored day trip to New York City.

Artsbus is a non-academic course, however it is a requirement for all AVT majors. Keep in mind, Artsbus is also open to the Mason community and general public; therefore students should plan ahead and purchase tickets ea...Read More


Mason Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

The Mason 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 band, while emphasizing...Read More


Really Really

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Mar 01, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 02, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 02, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 03, 2019 2:00pm

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By Paul Downs Colaizzo
Directed By: Miranda Newman

When morning-after gossip about privileged Davis and ambitious Leigh turns ugly, self-interest collides with the truth, and the resulting storm of ambiguity makes it hard to discern just who’s a victim, who’s a predator, and who’s a Futur...Read More


Mason Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert

Monday, Mar 04, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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.

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Tickets:
$20 adults
$15 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Jazz Combos/Latin American Ensemble Concert*

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 8:00pm

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

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

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Our Country's Good

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 8:00pm
Thursday, Apr 04, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 05, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 06, 2019 8:00pm
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, A105, TheaterSpace, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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In June 1789 in an Australian penal colony, a marine lieutenant puts on a play to celebrate the king's birthday, using the camp’s English convicts as his cast of characters. Few of them can read, let alone act, and the play is being produced amidst food shortages and barbaric punishments...Read More


2019 Mason Dance Fête

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 5:30pm
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Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, Rooms A301, A305, A305 A307 and A307, Center for the Arts Concert Hall

The Mason Dance 2019 Fête is a fabulous evening that raises funds for School of Dance Scholarships. The event includes a wine, hors d’oeuvres, and dessert reception, showcas...Read More


Percussion Ensemble Concert*

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 7:00pm
Location:
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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

Led by Professor John Kilkenny and Matthew Halligan.

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

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Big Band Showdown

Monday, Apr 01, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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GAMEmason

Friday, Apr 05, 2019 12:00pm
Location: Multiple Locations
Presented By: Student Involvement, Center For the Arts, and Game Design Department

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Location: Center for the Arts and Music and Theater Building, Fairfax campus

Calling all gamers and gaming enthusiasts!

Organized by Student Involvement, Center For the Arts, Game Design Department, in collaboration with our student Esports groups and the GMU Anime and G...Read More


Vocal Pops Concert*

Sunday, Apr 07, 2019 6:00pm

Under the direction of Dr. Stan Engebretson. Please join us for a wonderful afternoon of vocal pop music presented by Mason a cappella groups!

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

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Jazz Combos/Steel Pan Ensemble Concert*

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 8:00pm

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

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

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Spring New Dances

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 8:00pm

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Meet the next generation of contemporary choreographers.

Tickets available after Aug 1, 2018.

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Chorale Broadway Showcase

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$20 adults
$15 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Brass Ensemble Concert*

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 1:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

The Mason Brass Ensemble explores all musical styles in a very challenging and creative environment. The conductor tailors music especially for this ever changing ensemble of brass and percussion players, who strive for new levels of musical excellence on their instruments.

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Jazz Workshop Concert

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 7:00pm
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.

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Mason Symphony Orchestra & University Choirs

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Various Chamber Ensemble Concert I*

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 7:00pm

Join the Mason Chamber Ensemble as they present a variety of works. Free and open to the public.

More information about Chamber Ensembles 

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

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Various Chamber Ensemble Concert II*

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 6:00pm

Join the Mason Chamber Ensemble as they present a variety of works. Free and open to the public.

More information about Chamber Ensembles 

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

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Lysistrata

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 26, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 2:00pm

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By Aristophanes
Directed by Theresa Ohanian

Lysistrata persuades the women of Greece to withhold sexual privileges from their husbands and lovers as a means of forcing the men to negotiate an end to the Peloponnesian War – a strategy, however, that inflames the battle between the sexes.

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Mason Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

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

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Tickets:

$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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The Wolves

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 2:00pm

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By Sarah DeLappe
Directed by Jared Pugh
Mason Fringe

A timely play about a girls’ indoor soccer team that illuminates with the unmistakable ping of reality the way young selves are formed when innate character clashes with external challenges.

Contains adult language

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Mason Opera: The Medium and Suor Angelica

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Two one-act operas: Menotti's The Medium and Puccini's Suor Angelica

Tickets:
$20 adults
$15 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Opera: The Medium and Suor Angelica

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Two one-act operas: Menotti's The Medium and Puccini's Suor Angelica

Tickets:
$20 adults
$15 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Mason Jazz Vocal Night - Spring

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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International Jazz Day Concert with the Mason Jazz Ensemble

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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A Concert Presentation of Merrily We Roll Along

Friday, May 03, 2019 3:00pm
Friday, May 03, 2019 8:00pm
Location:
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
There is an earlier performance at 3pm.

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth
Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Musical Direction by Joe Walsh
Choreography by Stefan Sittig

This critically acclaimed musical is Steph...Read More


Dance Innovations - Spring

Friday, May 03, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, May 04, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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New work by various emerging choreographers.

Tickets available after August 1, 2018

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A Musical Feast Concert

Saturday, May 04, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

A Musical Feast featuring Mason's stellar large ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, Jazz, Wind Symphony, Choirs, and Green Machine Ensembles!

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Tickets:
$30 adults
$15 seniors
$15 youth through grade 12

Find out more about the A Musical Feast fundraiser gala event on May 4th starting at 5:30 pm wi...Read More


Dr. Balakerskaia Studio Recital*

Sunday, May 05, 2019 7:00pm
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! Free and open to the public.

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

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Dance Studio Series

Tuesday, May 07, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 8:00pm

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Tickets - $7

Learn more about a new choreographer’s creative process.

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