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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.

Music

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

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: 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.

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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: 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: 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.

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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: 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: 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