High School Honors Music Festival, January 25-27, 2013

High School Honors Music Festival

January 25-27, 2013

Honors Music Festival
  Presented by the School of Music at Mason  
Prof. Andrew Hitz
Honors Music Festival

Heritage Chair in Music
Director, School of Music
Director of Orchestras

Conductor, Wind Symphony
Composition Faculty

Director of Instrumental Studies
Director of Jazz Studies



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Contact Us:

George Mason University
School of Music
4400 University Drive, MSN 3E3
Fairfax, VA 22030

School of Music:
Phone: 703-993-1380
Fax: 703-993-1394

Web site:  music.gmu.edu

Email: music@gmu.edu

Festival Highlights :
Exciting guest conductors
Master classes w/ Mason's world class music faculty
College admissions Q & A
Performances by Mason student ensembles
Side by side performance opportunities
(including Doc Nix & the Green Machine)
Cost is $80.00.
For further questions please contact
Festival Coordinator:


Dear 2013 Honors Festival Participants:
Due to an upcoming snow event in the DC region on Friday Jan 25th, We have decided to cancel ONLY the placement auditions and sectionals for the afternoon. While it is hard to predict exactly what will happen with the weather in our region, there stands a very good chance of snow while you are arriving and/or during your time on our campus on Friday. Your safety is paramount.

Regardless of Fairfax County Public Schools
or any other school system, here is the plan:

Friday Jan 25th - Honor band
placement auditions cancelled.

Saturday January 26th
8 am - Student arrival/check in and auditions. We will hear all placement auditions for the honor band at this time.  
9:30 am - Ensembles begin rehearsals.
From this point on, we continue forward as scheduled,
with all rehearsals.

Should we have more snow than expected, we will communicate adjusted schedules or cancellations to you on the music home page, the Potomac home page, and via e-mail.  
Thank you for your continued involvement in our festival, and we look forward to seeing all of you on Saturday morning. 

Register quickly and easily ONLINE
  You can also print and mail in a paper form  
Seating Audition Requirements   For the festival schedule click here
    Guest Conductors
Joe McCarthy, drummer, producer, bandleader,
United States Academy Band, Afro Bop Alliance
Alfred L. Watkins, Director of Bands
Lassiter High School in Marietta, Georgia
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