Music@Mason: September 13, 2013


M U S I C @ M A S O N

September 13, 2013





Professor Glen McCarthy a semifinalist for Grammy Music Educator Award  

Mason guitar professor Glen McCarthy is one of 25 semifinalists nation-wide

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Mason among most affordable colleges  

George Mason University was recently included on a list of the top 50 most affordable colleges with high returns 

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Ayana Reed begins a prestigious internship  

Vocalist Ayana Reed was awarded an internship at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Phone: 703-993-1380

Grand Piano Celebration*

Celebrating Our All-Steinway School

Sunday, September 22 at 3 p.m.
Center for the Arts Concert Hall


This annual event features the artistry of Dr. Linda Apple Monson in collaboration with faculty colleagues and outstanding student piano artists. Enjoy a fabulous concert and support student scholarships simply by purchasing a ticket! Don't miss this community favorite to kick off a new year of music at Mason! 

Tickets: $20 adults / $15 seniors

$5 non-Mason students  

FREE Mason students with ID
*MUSI 300 credit event

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ARTS by George! 

Saturday, September 28 at 5 p.m.

de Laski Performing Arts Center, Harris Theatre


Laura Benanti Concert at 8 p.m.
Center for the Arts Concert Hall


Join the College of Visual and Performing Arts for the eighth annual ARTS by George!  This "evening like no other" invites guests to see performances and presentations by students from every branch of the CVPA in venues throughout the de Laski Performing Arts Building and the Harris Theatre. Guests will also get to enjoy food and drinks provided by community sponsors over the course of the evening. Following the student presentations, guest artist Laura Benanti will give a stunning performance in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall. To close the night, guests have the chance to join her on stage for a dessert and champagne reception! 



Purchase tickets before September 20 for optimum seating! Ticket proceeds support CVPA student scholarships and the Great Performances at Mason series.


Visit the ARTS by George website to buy tickets

or contact Deborah Paez Hoesly: 703-993-4188  





Faculty Artist Showcase*

Friday, October 4 at 8 p.m.

Harris Theatre 


The Faculty Artist Showcase is an annual event that is always a favorite of students and the community alike! This is the perfect opportunity to hear the world-class Mason School of Music faculty perform and see the amazing individuals who teach our Mason students. Though you can hear each of our celebrated faculty in professional ensembles and as soloists around the DC metropolitan area, nowhere else will they all perform on one concert!


Free and open to the public
* MUSI 300 credit event


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More Music at Mason


Saturday, Oct 5 at 8 p.m.

American Festival Pops Orchestra--

Saturday Nite Fever


Beloved School of Music Professor Anthony Maiello conducts this professional pops orchestra that never fails to delight audiences! You're in for a treat! 


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Tickets on sale now!

The Mason School of Music invites you to join us for our new performance season. Click here to view the full calendar.


George Mason University School of Music

College of Visual & Performing Arts
4400 University Drive, MSN 3E3, Fairfax, VA  22030