JMU Symphony Orchestra

WED, NOV 28
CONCERT HALL

JMU Symphony Orchestra

JMU Symphony Orchestra

WED, NOV 28
CONCERT HALL


The JMU Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Foster Beyers, is the premier symphonic ensemble for the JMU School of Music. More


JMU Concert Band

FRI, NOV 30
CONCERT HALL

Concert Band

JMU Concert Band

FRI, NOV 30
CONCERT HALL


The JMU Concert Band is under the direction of Amy Birdsong. More


JMU Chamber Orchestra

SUN, DEC 2
RECITAL HALL

JMU Chamber Orchestra Learn More

JMU Chamber Orchestra

SUN, DEC 2
RECITAL HALL


The JMU Chamber Orchestra is under the direction of Foster Beyers. More


JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band

MON, DEC 3
CONCERT HALL

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JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band

MON, DEC 3
CONCERT HALL


The JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band were founded in 1971 and are under the direction of Dr. Chuck Dotas. JMU jazz groups have performed at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Terrace Theater, Montreux International Jazz and Blues Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival and VMEA annual convention. More


Ernest Salem, violin

Alison Edwards, piano

TUE, DEC 4
RECITAL HALL

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Ernest Salem, violin

Alison Edwards, piano

TUE, DEC 4
RECITAL HALL


California State, Fullerton faculty members Ernest Salem and Alison Edwards collaborate for an exciting concert. More


JMU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

WED, DEC 5
CONCERT HALL


The JMU Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band, under the direction of Stephen P. Bolstad, are committed to performing the great works of the wind band’s core repertoire while also exploring the best of contemporary composition. More


Dancescapes

Featuring JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company

THU-SUN, DEC 6-9
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

Dancescapes

Dancescapes

Featuring JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company

THU-SUN, DEC 6-9
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Choreography from across the country takes center stage as JMU’s premier dance ensemble performs work by recognized guest artists and award-winning dance faculty members. One of the pieces in this performance entitled "Roadkill" contains adult language. More


Holidayfest: Selections from Handel's Messiah

Featuring five of JMU's vocal ensembles and Symphony Orchestra

SAT-SUN, DEC 8-9
DEC 8 SOLD OUT
DEC 9 SOLD OUT
CONCERT HALL

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Holidayfest: Selections from Handel's Messiah

Featuring five of JMU's vocal ensembles and Symphony Orchestra

SAT-SUN, DEC 8-9
DEC 8 SOLD OUT
DEC 9 SOLD OUT
CONCERT HALL


Join JMU’s choral area ensembles, soloists and Symphony Orchestra for an inspired Christmas collage of holiday works for choirs and orchestra, featuring selections from Handel’s celebrated masterwork, Messiah. More



HIGHLIGHTS


  • Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour presents Me...Jane, a musical based on the true story of chimpanzee expert Dr. Jane Goodall



  • Kyle Abraham's company, A.I.M, brings its "lush movement, infectious music and magnetic dancers" to the Forbes Center for the first time!



  • Jeremy Denk is "a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs" (The New York Times).



  • Staunton dance devotee Pamela McCray wins 2018 Circle of Excellence Award


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