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Faculty Artist Series: Dr. Glenn Smith, composition*

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 8:00pm

Enjoy a performance by one of Mason's stellar School of Music faculty. Free and open to the public.

This features music video presentations; 2 world premier piano works played by Dr. Linda Monson; special appearance by Alexandria Guitar Quartet

School of Music students: MUSI 300 credit events are ma...Read More


Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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100 Years of Leonard Bernstein

John Mauceri, conductor
Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano 

Celebrate the 100th birthday of American’s national treasure, Leonard Bernstein, with a musical fête of his works when the internationally renowned Czech National Symphony Orchestra (...Read More


Ellington Sacred Concert

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 8:00pm

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

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert plus Washington premiere of Da Pacem by Michael Villmow

George Mason University Soundcheque & Singers with the Jugend Jazz Orchester NRW from Dortmund, Germany

Stan E...Read More


Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: The Exotic Music of the Night

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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The Exotic Music of the Night

Piano virtuoso Jeffrey Siegel explores the mystic and the macabre! This concert features excerpts from Mendelssohn’s beloved A Midsummer Night’s Dream, including the celebratory Wedding March. On this program, Siegel will also play the de...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


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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Mozart's Clarinet Concerto

Saturday, Mar 09, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

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Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Ismail Luminovsky, clarinet
Bowen McCauley Dance Company

Program:

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, Ismail Luminovsky, clarinet
Gershwin: Preludes for Clarinet and Strings
Eryilmaz: Concerto for Clarinet and Imaginary Folk Dancers
Eryilmaz:  Dances of the Yogurt Mak...Read More


CANCELLED: The Pink Panther in Concert

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

The Pink Panther in Concert tour has been cancelled, including this performance at the Center for the Arts. Ticket holders will be contacted by the Center for the Arts Ticket Office.

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KODO

Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Experience the electrifying wall of sound that completely fills the hall when the athletic artists of Kodo take the stage to perform the ancient Japanese art of taiko drumming. Audiences are captivated by the visually stunning performance, the astonishingly precise mo...Read More


Danú

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an authentic Irish music experience the whole family will enjoy! Take a musical journey across the Emerald Isle with one of today’s leading traditional Irish ensembles as they perform timeless Celtic works along with fascinating, power...Read More


MCAA - Faculty Chamber Ensembles Recital

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 12:00pm

Performances by the faculty of the Mason Community Arts Academy. Free and open to the public.

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Virginia Opera: Madama Butterfly

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Virginia Opera closes its season with Puccini’s magnificent tragic masterpiece, Madama Butterfly. Revealing the depth of human emotion through lyrical duets and heartbreaking arias including the famous “Un bel di,” this poignant and timeless tale of unrequited love an...Read More


Faculty Artist Series: Jim Van Slyke, musical theater*

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 3:00pm

Enjoy a performance by one of Mason's stellar School of Music faculty. Free and open to the public.

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

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Faculty Artist Series: Anna & Friends*

Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 7:00pm

Enjoy a performance by one of Mason's stellar School of Music faculty. Free and open to the public.

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

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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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Faculty Artist Series: Julianna Nickel, flute & James Nickel, horn*

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 4:00pm

Enjoy a performance by one of Mason's stellar School of Music faculty. Free and open to the public.

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

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Faculty Artist Series: Dr. Dorotea Racz, cello*

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 3:00pm

Enjoy a performance by one of Mason's stellar School of Music faculty. Free and open to the public.

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Holst's the Planets

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

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Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
  
Program:

Leshnoff: Starburst
Smetna: The Moldau and Sarka from Ma Vlast
Holst: The Planets, featuring the 2018 Fairfax County All-Stars Youth Orchestra

The FSO salutes the next generation of classical musicians with a special performance of the Fairfax Cou...Read More


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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Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Chopin in Paris

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Chopin in Paris

In this concert of stunning piano music and illuminating commentary, Jeffrey Siegel presents the eminent Polish composer Frédéric Chopin and the gorgeous pieces he created while in Paris. Chopin reluctantly left his beloved Poland after the uprising, a...Read More


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


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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Verdi's Requiem

Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

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Christopher Zimmerman, conductor

Verdi’s Requiem is among the choral repertoire’s richest and most revered works and is considered one of the greatest musical masterpieces ever composed. Too grief-stricken to attend the funeral of Italian poet Alessandro Manzoni, Giuseppe Verdi composed ...Read More