Music@Mason: 2012-08-24


School of Music Newsletter

August 24, 2012

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Hello Mason Music Fans!
Here's this week's School of Music news:




Please join us as we begin the new semester with

our first of six Faculty Artist Series Recitals.





Jesse Guessford, electronic composition  

Saturday, August 25 at 8 pm, Harris Theatre

Admission is courtesy of the School of Music

(MUSI 300 credit)


MMT in Concert presents 

Horror CycleA Staged Song Cycle


Foreshadowing (A Dream within a Dream)


Loss (Annabel Lee)

Call (The Bells)

Madness (The Raven and Lenore)


MMT (Music Movement Technology) in Concert is an innovative company

that blends the talents of composer, choreographer, musician, dancer, and computer

technologist to creating new works for the stage. This is the fourth work

that they have premiered.



Grand Piano Celebration
  Sunday, September 16 at 3 pm, Concert Hall

$20 adults; $15 seniors

$5 students K-12 and non-Mason students



The program will feature International Steinway Artist Linda Apple Monson performing an exciting new solo piano work by Mason Faculty Composer Dr. Glenn Smith. (The composition is written for and dedicated to Monson.) In addition, Monson will collaborate in performance with outstanding faculty colleagues, including duo-piano works by Shostakovich and Khachaturian with concert pianist Anna Balakerskaia; works by Wolf, Strauss, and Puccini with coloratura soprano Lisa Berger; and compositions by Handel and Marvin with trumpet virtuoso Dennis Edelbrock. In addition, the program will showcase several exceptionally talented student pianists in Mason’s School of Music who are recipients of scholarship support. They will perform works by Bach, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Liszt, Gershwin, and Ginastera.


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(MUSI 300 credit)


Saturday, September 8 at 7 PM in Harris Theatre         

James Nickel, horn; Julianna Nickel, flute; Kelly Ker-Hackleman, piano


Sunday, September 23 in deLaski 3001

 2 PM

Kathleen Mulcahy, clarinet; Meg Owens, oboe
with Rochelle Oedemann, clarinet; Julianna Nickel, flute; Sophie Cook, piano

7 PM

John Kilkenny, percussion


Sunday, October 28 at 7 PM in Harris Theatre


Saturday, November 3 at 3 PM at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church

Kelly Ker-Hackleman, piano; Peter Haase & Laura Kobayashi, violin;

Nancy Thomas, viola; Kenneth Law, cello




Mason's New President,

Dr. Ángel Cabrera to Address

Students at Music Convocation


The School of Music welcomes our sixth president, Dr. Ángel Cabrera to George Mason University and we are pleased to announce that he will be addressing our students at the Annual School of Music Convocation on Wednesday, August 29 at 12:30 pm in Harris Theatre.




Upcoming Student Recitals

(MUSI 300 credit)

Sunday, September 9:

              7 pm, Harris Theatre: Aaron Clay Junior Jazz Piano Recital







Mason Madness

Friday, October 12 at 9 pm

Patriot Center


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