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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.

April 2020

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
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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!

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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: Men on Boats

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: 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.

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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 

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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

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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

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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


April 2020