Dear Mason School of Music Family,

Happy Holidays from Mason's School of Music! Please join us for memorable holiday concerts at Mason this weekend, including our Mason Choral concert tonight, American Festival Pops Orchestra concert Saturday night, and Mason's Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble Concert Sunday night! Also we invite you to participate in a Silent Auction to benefit our Choral Area for their upcoming performances abroad.

Our faculty, staff, and students wish you a joyous holiday season. We thank you for supporting Music at Mason!

Warmest regards,
Dr. Linda A. Monson
Director, School of Music
Holiday Events
Sing Noel!
Choral Concert and Silent Auction
Friday, December 7th
Silent Auction at 7:00 pm
Concert at 8:00 pm

Falls Church Presbyterian Church
225 E. Broad St, Falls Church 22046
List of silent auction items can be found here .
American Festival Pops Orchestra
directed by Prof. Anthony Maiello
Friday, December 9th, 8:00pm
Hylton Performing Arts Center
Saturday, December 10th, 8:00pm
Center for the Arts
Tuba Euphonium Ensemble
(directed by Dr. Dave Porter)
Performing at the Fairfax Christmas Market
Saturday, December 8th, 2:30pm
Fairfax Old Town Square

Free Admission
Mason Symphony Orchestra and
Jazz Holiday Concert
directed by Dr. Dennis Layendecker
Sunday, December 9th, 7:00pm
Center for the Arts
Free Non-Ticketed Events
Dr. Balakerskaia Piano Studio Recital
Sunday, December 9th, 5:00pm
Harris Theatre

Free Admission
Duo Piano Chamber Recital
(coached by Dr. John Healey)
Monday, December 5th, 5:00pm
Harris Theatre

Free Admission
Dr. Monson Piano Studio Recital
Monday, December 10th, 7:00pm
Harris Theatre

Free Admission
Strings Chamber Ensemble Concert
(coached by Prof. June Huang)
Monday, December 10th, 8:00pm
deLaski 3001

Free Admission
Special Guest Masterclass!
Canadian Brass Masterclass
with Mason School of Music Brass Quintets
Saturday, December 15th, 4:30pm
Monson Grand Tier
Free Admission

Pre-Performance Discussion
with Dr. Michael Nickens and Mason Brass Quintets
Monson Grand Tier
Included with Concert Ticket Purchase

Followed by A Canadian Brass Christmas Concert
Saturday, December 15th, 8:00pm
Center for the Arts
Recent Performance Reviews
Dido and Aeneas Thrills at George Mason University
Our Mason Opera's production of Dido and Aeneas received rave reviews from the Fairfax News. Read the article here!
Jazz Ensemble Swings
Our Mason student news outlet, Fourth Estate, covered the Vocal Jazz Concert on November 28th. Read the article here.
Spring 2019 Series
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