All Steinway School

Music students at Mason have access to a collection of 68 meticulously maintained Steinway pianos for practice and performance.

Apply & Audition

Admission is a multi-step process. All music majors must be admitted to Mason and pass an audition.

Meet Our World-Class Faculty

Our faculty includes world-class performers, published composers and recognized scholars in musicology, theory, music education, pedagogy, and ethnomusicology.

Choose Your Specialty Area

Music at Mason offers a broad range of study areas from performance to technology and education.

Hit the Right Note

From individual recitals to fully-produced ensemble performances, our students thrive by perfecting their craft before live audiences.

Spaces to Showcase Your Music

Among our impressive spaces are 'smart' classrooms, three performance halls, and a sound design studio.

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Inspiring artistic and academic excellence — one musician at a time. 

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music is recognized internationally for its innovation, diversity, and entrepreneurial spirit. Offering a wide array of academic programs, enterprising scholars and teachers, and a student body representing 135 countries and all 50 states, we guide our students to become responsible musical citizens possessing the highest levels of idealism, passion, and distinction. We look forward to showing you around our school.

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Ranked #1 in 2021
Best Colleges for Music in VA
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Performances Calendar

5-2-5 Woodwind Quintet
Students perform at VMEA Conference

Mason 5-2-5 Woodwind Quintet performed at the Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA) convention on November 19, 2022 as part of the Music in the Lobby Series, featuring works of Beach, Klughardt, and others. The students are Lisette Joo, flute, Michael Pagan, oboe, Elaine Hopkins, clarinet, Andrew Bell, bassoon and Alexandra Kowalski, horn-led by Mason Director of Woodwinds, Dr. Kathy Mulcahy.