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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 May 18, 2020. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, please fill out this form with your preference or contact the Ticket Office.

January 2020

International Saxophone Symposium

Friday, Jan 10, 2020 8:00am
Saturday, Jan 11, 2020 8:00am

The International Saxophone Symposium, first hosted by the United States Navy Band in 1978, is an annual two-day event that features a mix of performances, lectures, and masterclasses designed for musicians of all ages. Hosted every Jan., the symposium also showcases some of the most renowned saxoph...Read More


U.S. Navy Band Commodores Concert

Saturday, Jan 11, 2020 8:00pm

The U.S. Navy Band Commodores will perform a featured concert with world-famous saxophone soloist Bob Mintzer. This concert is free and open to the public and no tickets are required.

For more information please visit here 

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"The President's Own" United States Marine Band

Sunday, Jan 12, 2020 2:00pm
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Shen Yun

Thursday, Jan 16, 2020 2:00pm
Friday, Jan 17, 2020 7:30pm
Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Jan 18, 2020 7:30pm
Sunday, Jan 19, 2020 2:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 7:30pm

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SHEN YUN’S unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures—the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture.

This epic production immerses you in stories reaching back to the most distant past....Read More


Joint Euphonium Recital - Tormod Flaten & Hiram Diaz

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020 6:30pm

George Mason University School of Music presents a joint recital featuring Tormod Flaten and Hiram Diaz, accompanied by Dr. Eunae Han. This event is free and open to the public. 

Tormod Flaten is an International Besson Euphonium Artist and a Soloist with the Norwegian Naval Forces Band. 

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Virginia Dance Coalition: DanceFest 2020 Gala

Friday, Jan 24, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, 3011, Dance Studio, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, 3009, Dance Studio, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Virginia Dance Coalition

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DanceFest 2020 kicks off with an adjudicated Gala Performance featuring member companies of the Virginia Dance Coalition. The Gala is also when the Annual Virginia Dance Coalition Scholarship Awards will be presented to the winners of three different Virginia Dance Coalition Scholarships...Read More


Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Figures of Speech

Since 1982, visionary choreographer Alonzo King has been redefining contemporary ballet by creating daring new works that marry the science of artistic movement with the beauty of other art forms. In his latest collaboration, Figures of Speech, King ...Read More


Barclay Brass Concert

Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 4:00pm

George Mason University School of Music presents Barclay Brass with Special Guests Composer and Conductor Johan de Meij, and Euphonium Soloist Tormod Flaten. This concert will feature American premieres of Maestro de Meij's arrangements of classical favorites, including movements of his iconic "Lord...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Commemorating Rachmaninoff and Debussy

Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Virtuoso pianist and storyteller extraordinaire Jeffrey Siegel, is popular with classical music lovers and newcomers alike with his unique “concerts with commentary” format. Hear some of the most famous works by these two popular composers who have recently had annive...Read More


Town Hall with Bill T. Jones: A Conversation on Community, Identity, and Art

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Off Campus Location

Pre-registration is closed. There will be a limited number of walk up seats available day of starting at 7:25.

Off-Campus Location: Old Town Hall (3999 University Dr., Fairfax, Va.)

The Center for the Arts at George Mason University welcomes the return of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company with a ...Read More


Celebrating the Great American Songbook! The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Friday, Jan 31, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Feb 01, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Feb 01, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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Celebrating the Great American Songbook!
The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Accompaniment by Joe Walsh

(Also at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Theater on Feb 7, 8pm)

A perennial favorite, our Musical Theater ambassadors, the Mason Cabaret, r...Read More


Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company

Saturday, Feb 01, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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What Problem? (world premiere)

Mason Artist-in-Residence

In this world premiere, co-commissioned by the Center for the Arts, Bill T. Jones examines group identity and its relationship to aloneness set to spoken word and live music. What Problem? includes three thought...Read More


DanceFest Afternoon Festival Performance

Sunday, Feb 02, 2020 5:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Virginia Dance Coalition

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The DanceFest Afternoon Festival Performance is a one-hour performance that features local companies and emerging talent from within our community.

Tickets: $10.00 (General Seating)

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TheatreWorksUSA - Rosie Revere, Engineer

Monday, Feb 03, 2020 10:30am
Monday, Feb 03, 2020 12:30pm
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Faculty Artist Series: Elissa Alvarez

Friday, Feb 07, 2020 7:00pm

The School of Music's faculty puts on their free Spring recital series. Please join us for these wonderful performances by our professional faculty.

This faculty recital includes chamber music with saxophone, viola, and piano. Works by Lori Laitman, Brahms, Marx, and Kancheli.

 

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Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: The Four Seasons

Saturday, Feb 08, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

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Simone Porter, violin

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Piazzolla: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires  

Violinist Simone Porter is the virtuoso soloist in Vivaldi’s dazzlingly imaginative evocation of the sights, sounds and sensations of the Italian seasons. The Four Seasons violin concertos are so ric...Read More


Faculty Artist Series - Gunston Ensemble (June Huang)

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 3:00pm

The School of Music's faculty puts on their free Spring recital series. Please join us for these wonderful performances by our professional faculty.

This recital features Mason Faculty performing Mozart Piano Trio in E Major KV 542 and Dohnanyi Sextet op. 37.

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Fri. Feb. 7, 7 p.m., ...Read More


Faculty Artist Series - Kerry Wilkerson

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 7:00pm

The School of Music's faculty puts on their free Spring recital series. Please join us for these wonderful performances by our professional faculty.

SPRING 2020 SERIES:
Fri. Feb. 7, 7 p.m., Dr. Alvarez (soprano)
Sun. Feb. 9, 3 p.m., The Gunston Ensemble (strings & piano)
Sun. Feb. 9, 7 p.m., Prof. Wilk...Read More


Mason Arts, Media, and Design Internship and Career Fair, 2020

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 2:00pm
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Location: Center for the Arts Concert Hall

Meet recruiters from more than 35 arts, media, and design employers seeking Mason students and alumni for internships and paid positions. Companies include Live Nation, Wolf Trap, and many more. Resume workshop with University Career Services from 12-2 pm i...Read More


Virginia Opera: Cinderella

Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 8:00pm
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Gioachino Rossini’s Cinderella (La Cenerentola) is one of his funniest and best-known comic operas. Following on his success of The Barber of Seville, Rossini and librettist Jacopo Ferretti worked day and night to create this opera in just three weeks. The story diffe...Read More


Faculty Artist Series: The Artemis Trio

Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 7:00pm

The School of Music's faculty puts on their free Spring recital series. Please join us for these wonderful performances by our professional faculty.

For this recital, audiences will love the combination of flute, horn and piano from the Artemis Trio. This concert’s repertoire will engage the audienc...Read More


Colin Jost

Thursday, Feb 20, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Student Involvement

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Actor & Comedian Colin Jost comes to the Center for the Arts for a one-night-only performance of stand up presented by George Mason University’s Student Involvement in collaboration with the Center for the Arts.

“Weekend Update” co-anchor and head writer on Saturday Night Live, Jost star...Read More


Faculty Artist Series:Christopher Jewell and Emily Foster

Friday, Feb 21, 2020 8:00pm

The School of Music's faculty puts on their free Spring recital series. Please join us for these wonderful performances by our professional faculty.

This recital includes an oboe and bassoon duo featuring works by Bowen, Devienne, Villa Lobos, Previn, and GMU Faculty Mark Camphouse.

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National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Volodymyr Sirenko, conductor
Natalia Khoma, cello

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 “Unfinished”
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33
Yevhen Stankovych: Novella
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90  

Celebrating thei...Read More


Faculty Artist Series: Dr. Kathy Mulcahy

Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 3:00pm

The School of Music's faculty puts on their free Spring recital series. Please join us for these wonderful performances by our professional faculty.

For this recital, Mason Clarinet Professor Kathy Mulcahy will present a varied program of works by Charles-Marie Widor, Joan Tower, Amanda Harberg, Reb...Read More


TJHSST Namaste presents iNite 2020: Lead the Legacy

Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 6:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

International Night, or iNite, is an event organized by Thomas Jefferson High School’s Indian Culture Club, Namaste, to celebrate the cultural diversity in our community.  Started in 2001, this student-run initiative has grown from a performance in the TJ auditorium, to a lifestyle adopted by 650 st...Read More


Faculty Artist Series: Eunae Ko Han

Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 7:00pm

The School of Music's faculty puts on their free Spring recital series. Please join us for these wonderful performances by our professional faculty.

This piano faculty member's recital includes repertoire of Liszt Rigoletto Paraphrase, Schumann Three Romances for Oboe, Poulenc Clarinet Sonata, and M...Read More


Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert*

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 Jazz Festival

Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 10:30am
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

The Mason Jazz Festival is an invitational event open to middle school, high school, collegiate and community Jazz ensembles. This festival will take place on the George Mason University Fairfax campus. All performances are free and open to the public – no tickets or registration required. Free park...Read More


Mason Jazz Festival Concert

Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

At the conclusion of the Mason Jazz Festival (starting at 10 a.m.) the closing festival performance will be the United States Air Force, Airmen of Note.

Festival Schedule and Details

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NPR's From the Top

Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Hosted by Anderson and Roe

Attend a live recording of this popular NPR radio show, featuring the acclaimed piano duo Anderson and Roe as guest hosts. From the Top celebrates the stories, talents, and character of America’s best pre-collegiate classically-trained music...Read More


Hot Peas 'N Butter

Sunday, Mar 01, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 01, 2020 4:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Family Series

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Praised by the Los Angeles Times for their “hot and mellow multicultural groove,” Hot Peas ‘n Butter will have you and your whole family on their feet dancing with their infectiously fun global music celebration. This Parent Choice Award-winning, family music ensemble...Read More


Faculty Artist Series: Dr. David Porter

Sunday, Mar 01, 2020 3:00pm

The School of Music's faculty puts on their free Spring recital series. Please join us for these wonderful performances by our professional faculty.

SPRING 2020 SERIES:
Fri. Feb. 7, 7pm, Dr. Alvarez (soprano)
Sun. Feb. 9, 3pm, The Gunston Ensemble (strings & piano)
Sun. Feb. 9, 7pm, Prof. Wilkerson (ba...Read More


Faculty Artist Series: Dr. Anna Balakerskaia and Friends

Sunday, Mar 01, 2020 7:00pm

The School of Music's faculty puts on their free Spring recital series. Please join us for these wonderful performances by our professional faculty.

SPRING 2020 SERIES:
Fri. Feb. 7, 7pm, Dr. Alvarez (soprano)
Sun. Feb. 9, 3pm, The Gunston Ensemble (strings & piano)
Sun. Feb. 9, 7pm, Prof. Wilkerson (ba...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 (*).

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The King's Singers

Friday, Mar 06, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Love Songs 

This celebrated vocal ensemble returns to the Center to sweep you off of your feet with their new program called Love Songs featuring a repertoire of romantic music spanning 500 years. With impeccable a cappella harmonies, The King’s Singers perform a rang...Read More


Russian National Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Saturday, Mar 07, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Romeo and Juliet / Carmen

With lush music and exquisite grace, the Russian National Ballet returns to the Center to perform two of the world's greatest ballets: Romeo and Juliet together with Carmen. Both ballets express the torments of love. Young love, bursting with...Read More


Russian National Ballet: Cinderella

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Cinderella

Some stories never grow old, they only grow more magical and endearing. So is the case with the timeless fairytale Cinderella. This family favorite of finding true love and meeting adversity with grace and kindness will be extravagantly brought to life by t...Read More


Shen Yun

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020 2:00pm
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, A101, Black Box, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, A105, TheaterSpace, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, A102, Theatre Dressing Room, Fairfax Campus, Center for the Arts, Concert Hall,…

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SHEN YUN’S unique artistic vision expands theatrical experience into a multi-dimensional, inspiring journey through one of humanity’s greatest treasures—the five millennia of traditional Chinese culture.

This epic production immerses you in stories reaching back to the most distant past....Read More


POSTPONED: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven at 250 - Soulmates

Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

CONCERT UPDATEGiven the daily changes in how COVID-19 is impacting our community, the FSO has made the difficult decision to postpone the March 14 concert.  Informed by the guidelines announced in the past few days strongly recommending suspension of large gatherings, we believe it is in everyone'...Read More


CANCELLED: "Talking to Strangers": An Evening with Malcolm Gladwell

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 6:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Main Lobby, Fairfax Campus, Center for the Arts, Concert Hall Stage, Fairfax Campus

Join George Mason University’s Department of Criminology, Law and Society and esteemed guest Malcolm Gladwell on March 18th for “Talking to Strangers”: An Evening With Malcolm Gladwell. Robinson Professor of Public Affairs Steven Pearlstein and Criminology, Law and Society Distinguished Professor Da...Read More


CANCELLED: The Chieftains

Thursday, Mar 19, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by the Center for the Arts Ticket Office with details about your tickets

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The Irish Goodbye

Irish music legends, The Chi...Read More


CANCELLED: GAME Mason

Friday, Mar 20, 2020 10:00am

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Calling all gamers and gaming enthusiasts! GAMEmason is an engaging all-day gaming convention happening March 20 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University in Northern Virginia.

  • Battle against friends in an ultimate Super Smash Bros. Tournament and m...Read More

CANCELLED: Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by the Center for the Arts Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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This joyous company comes direct from Mexico to...Read More


CANCELLED: Men on Boats

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020 8:00pm
Friday, Mar 27, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 8:00pm
Thursday, Apr 02, 2020 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 03, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 8:00pm
Sunday, Apr 05, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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By Jaclyn Backhaus
Directed by Mimsi Janis

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Ten Men. Four Boats. One Grand Canyon. Flipping gender, historical, and theatrical conventions on their heads, follow the true(ish) history of the 1869 expedition when a one-armed captain and a crew of insane yet l...Read More


CANCELLED: Mason Dance Company Gala Concert

Friday, Mar 27, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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The Gala Concert is Mason Dance Company's crowning season event featuring a program of works by contemporary professional choreographers. This year features Drive by Kyle Abraham, new work by Micaela Taylor, a premiere by Christopher d'Amboise, and Variation 10 by Rafael Bonachel...Read More


CANCELLED Mason Dance Fete

Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 5:30pm
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, A307, Dance Studio, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, 3011, Dance Studio, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, 3009, Dance Studio, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

Join us for a special evening celebrating the School of Dance! Featuring delicious hors d’oeuvres, student showcases, and a chance to mingle with students, faculty, and other School of Dance supporters, this event raises much-needed funds for student scholarships.

The School of Dance is one of the p...Read More


CANCELLED: Mason Community Arts Academy Family Concert: Words Matter: The Written Word and Music

Sunday, Mar 29, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason Community Arts Academy and Wind Symphony

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This family-friendly concert explores the relationship between the written word and its influence on music composition. George Mason University’s Wind Symphony will join forces with acting and music students from Mason Community Arts Academy to highlight selected poetry, literatu...Read More


CANCELLED: Percussion Ensemble Concert*

Sunday, Mar 29, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
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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CANCELLED: 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! Special guest ensembles include the National Jazz Workshop All-Star Jazz Orchestra, directed by Tyler Mire, and the Matthews High School Jazz...Read More

iWeek Reception/Dance Comp

Thursday, Apr 02, 2020 8:00am
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Mason’s international student clubs present dances from around the world in this colorful and lively competition! Come out and support the participating teams and individuals competing in this year's event. Get your ticket at the Center for the Arts Ticket Box Office or the Office of Stu...Read More


Draw with Deb

Thursday, Apr 02, 2020 12:00pm
Location:
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Costume and Scenic Designer and Mason Professor Deb Sivigny guides us through her already-popular #drawwithdeb segment.

Tune in today for a special Mason-themed drawing, and let the whole family get creative!

Costume

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CANCELLED: George Mason University: International Dance Competition

Thursday, Apr 02, 2020 7:00pm

Mason’s international student clubs present dances from around the world in this colorful and lively competition! Come out and support the participating teams and individuals competing in this year's event. Get your ticket at the Center for the Arts Ticket Box Office or the Office of Student Involve...Read More


CANCELLED: American Festival Pops Orchestra: Spotlight on Broadway

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by the Center for the Arts Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Spotlight on Broadway

Featuring Lisa Vroman

The...Read More


CANCELLED: University Singers & Mason Symphony Orchestra 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...Read More


CANCELLED: Dr. Balakerskaia Piano Studio Recital*

Thursday, Apr 09, 2020 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!

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

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CANCELLED: Tuba Studio Recital*

Friday, Apr 10, 2020 6:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

Please come and enjoy the finest work of the tuba studio in this free performance  and open to the public.

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

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CANCELLED: Guitar Ensemble Concert*

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 8:00pm

Join us for the George Mason University Guitar Ensemble's concert. The program will include music for two, three, and four guitars, as well as music for large ensemble. Under the direction of Professor Matt Trkula, the GMU Guitar Ensemble features School of Music guitar students from a variety of ma...Read More


CANCELLED: Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by the Center for the Arts Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Featuring Maria Schneider, conductor 

Mason Art...Read More


CANCELLED: 2020 Flint Hill Arts Jam 10th Anniversary

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Flint Hill School
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CANCELLED: Spring: New Dances

Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 17, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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Meet the next generation of contemporary choreographers.

Tickets: $15 adults, $10 seniors and students, $7 group

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CANCELLED: 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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CANCELLED: Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Close Encounters of a Musical Kind

Sunday, Apr 19, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by the Center for the Arts Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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In his final concert of the season, Jeffrey Sie...Read More


CANCELLED: Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert*

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


CANCELLED: Opera: The Coronation of Poppea

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

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 students: MUS...Read More


CANCELLED: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven at 250 - Peace & Joy

Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by the Center for the Arts Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Leshnoff: Symphony No. 4 “Heichalos” (Regional ...Read More


CANCELLED: Center for the Arts Open House

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 1:00pm

Celebrating the Announcement of the 30th Anniversary Season

As a thank you for making the Center for the Arts a success for nearly three decades, we swing open our doors for a free open house.  Enjoy a festive afternoon of arts experiences, demonstrations, kids’ activities, behind-the-scenes opportu...Read More


CANCELLED: Opera: The Coronation Of Poppea

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 2:00pm

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 students: MUS...Read More


CANCELLED: Mason Jazz Vocal Night*

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, the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Dr. Darden Purcell, and very special guests, Potomac Falls High School Vocal Jazz Choir, directed by Fawn Phillips! 
 

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

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CANCELLED: A Concert Presentation of Spring Awakening

Friday, May 01, 2020 3:00pm
Friday, May 01, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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A Concert Presentation of Spring Awakening

Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Musical Direction by Joe Walsh
Choreography by Amelia McGinnis

Winner of eight Tony Awards, this contemporary rock musical, based on the 1891 German pla...Read More


CANCELLED: Dance Innovations

Friday, May 01, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, May 02, 2020 8:00pm

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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


The Magic of Bill Blagg Live!

Sunday, May 03, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Family Series

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Witness the impossible with top illusionist Bill Blagg in his new mind-bending and hilarious magic show The Magic of Bill Blagg Live! “Unbelievable!” raves USA Today, and “Absolutely Incredible!” echoes The Chicago Tribune. The whole family will rub their eyes in disb...Read More


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: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Inspiring the Next Generation

Saturday, May 09, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by the Center for the Arts Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Featuring the Fairfax Symphony All-Stars
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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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Choralis 20th Anniversary: An Experiment in Music

Sunday, Jun 07, 2020 5:00pm
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, A101, Black Box, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, A105, TheaterSpace, Fairfax Campus, deLaski Performing Arts Building, A102, Theatre Dressing Room, Fairfax Campus, Center for the Arts, Concert Hall,…
Presented By: Choralis

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Experiments in Music
Todd Fickley, pianist

Suzanne Karpov, soprano

Roger Isaacs, countertenor

Steven Eddy, bass

The grand finale of our 20th season will be three crowd-pleasing works composed by 1930s contemporaries. Carl Orff, Igor Stravinsky, and George Gershwin used techniques and text...Read More


January 2020