Dear Mason School of Music Family,

Please join us for our many wonderful events this weekend featuring our outstanding Mason music students and faculty. We have a very special event this Sunday at 4 pm at the Hylton Performing Arts Center with a marvelous collaboration showcasing Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists and Mason Opera! We are also thrilled to present our Tuba Euphonium Ensemble this Sunday at 5 pm and our Vocal Pops Ensembles this Sunday at 6 pm on Mason's Fairfax campus. We are eagerly anticipating our School of Music Gala Celebration on Saturday, May 4th, A Musical Feast! We hope you are making plans to join us for one of the most incredible evenings of music imaginable!

Warmest regards,
Dr. Linda A. Monson
Director, School of Music
Upcoming Performances
Raising Voices
Showcasing Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists and Mason Opera
Sunday, April 7th, 4:00pm
Hylton Performing Arts Center
GMU Tuba Euphonium Concert
Sunday, April 7th, 5:00 PM
Harris Theatre

Free Admission
Vocal Pops Concert
directed by Dr. Stan Engebretson
Sunday, April 7th, 6:00 PM
deLaski 3001

Free Admission

This concert will feature three of Mason's a Capella groups: Mason Some Noise, Patriot Pitches, and Soundcheque.
Jazz Combos & Steel Pan Ensemble Concert
directed by Victor Provost and Wade Beach
Wednesday, April 10th, 8:00 PM
deLaski 3001

Free Admission
Guitar Masterclass with Pablo Sáinz Villegas
Friday, April 12th, 8:00 PM
Monson Grand Tier

Free Admission
Chorale Broadway Showcase
Saturday, April 13th, 8:00 PM
Center for the Arts
View video here!
Brass Ensemble Concert
directed by Justin Miller
Sunday, April 14th, 1:00 PM
Harris Theatre

Free Admission
Jazz Workshop Concert
directed by Rick Parrell
Sunday, April 14th, 7:00 PM
Harris Theatre

Free Admission

Featuring the music of Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Kurt Weill, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, and more!
Mason Symphony Orchestra & University Choirs
Wednesday, April 17th, 8:00 PM
Center for the Arts

Featuring works by Mendelssohn, Whitacre, and Dvorak.
Kudos to Luke Ratcliffe, pianist (Mason student of Dr. Linda Monson) who will be performing this upcoming Sunday, April 7th at 7 p.m. with the McLean Symphony as soloist in Edward Grieg's Piano Concerto in A Minor. Conducted by Dr. Igor Sarmientos (Mason alumnus), the concert will take place at Lewinsville Presbyterian Church, 1724 Chain Bridge Road, Mclean, Virginia. Tickets $25 adults, $20 seniors, $15 students, free for children ages 12 and under.
Save the Date
School of Music Gala Celebration
A Benefit for Music Scholarships
Saturday, May 4th, 5:30pm - 9:30pm
deLaski Performing Arts Building/Center for the Arts
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