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About Mason Music

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

Upcoming events

Stay up-to-date with Mason Music concerts, workshops, master classes and other events.


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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.


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)


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Ensemble Auditions – Fall 2015

Fall 2015 Seating Placement Auditions will take place Monday, August 31st and Tuesday, September 1st. School of Music ensembles are open to all George Mason University students who pass an audition. Please visit the Seating Placement Audition page for information on ensembles and audition information.

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Faculty Meetings – Fall 2015

Saturday, August 29, 10 am - 12 pm - All Faculty meeting (de Laski 3001). August 31st - First day...

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Peterson Family Support Mason Mission with $10 Million Gift

Milt and Carolyn Peterson have long believed in the value a university could bring to Northern Virgi...

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New Student Convocation – Aug 28th

New Student Convocation 2015 Eagle Bank Arena 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Please join President Ca...

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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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Friends of Music

Friends of Music

The Friends of Music at Mason’s mission is to support and build community awareness of George Mason University‘s out...

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