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Recognized internationally for its innovation, diversity, and entrepreneurial spirit, George Mason University offers a wide array of academic programs, enterprising scholars and teachers, and a student body representing 135 countries and all 50 states. Located in Virginia only minutes from Washington, D.C., Mason provides unparalleled opportunities in research, internships, and work experiences through strong alliances with business, the […]

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“As long as we have music in our lives, we will never be alone. Music is the best medicine for the heart, mind and soul.”

-Anthony Maiello, Conductor and Professor of Music

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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.

-Beethoven

Vision and Identity

Enable every student to find his or her best musical voice; prepare each to fulfill society’s need for artistic and innovative musicians, scholars, music educators and ambassadors for the arts: and graduate each with hope, confidence and distinction. The George Mason University School of Music is an inclusive community – students and faculty, performers and scholars, administrators and […]

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“Mason was the perfect choice…and helped prepare me as an aspiring composer in a very difficult and competitive field – Hollywood.”

-Vincent Oppido (M.M., Orchestral Conducting, 2010)

News

2016-2017 Achievement Awards

The following graduates have been selected by our faculty for special recognit [...]

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Mason Music Spotlight May 4, 2017

Leigh Pilzer, Doctor of Musical Arts Candidate and Presidential Scholar, le [...]

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Music Library’s move to Fenwick met with music, fanfare

Read the original article here. The thousands of materials in Georg [...]

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Give to the School of Music on Mason Giving Day, April 6!

Give back to the School of Music in George Mason University's first ever Mason G [...]

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Congratulations to All NATS Award Winners!

Congratulations to all Mason vocalists who recently competed in the National Ass [...]

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Music Library Grand Opening

All music collections (including books, scores, LPs, and CDs) have been moved fr [...]

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In Victor Provost’s hands, the steel pan becomes a mesmerizing ride

Read the Washington Post article here. Sometimes, when he’s on the bandstan [...]

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Holiday Greetings to All Our Supporters

Best wishes for a joyous holiday season and an awesome 2017. The holidays are [...]

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For Mason percussionists, making music is experimental experience

 View article here. Metal pipes, wine bottles and a stainless steel mixing bow [...]

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Notes from the Director, Issue 5

  Issue 5 Dear Mason School of [...]

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Mason’s School of Theater & School of Music Present: A Threepenny Opera

TICKETS: Visit cvpa.gmu.edu or call 888-945-2468 Directed by Ken Elston with Je [...]

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Notes from the Director, Issue 4

Issue 4 Dear [...]

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Summer Programs

Summer programs

George Mason University is the home to many year-round and summer music programs for young musicians (instrumentalists a...

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