2021 Season Update

FRI-SAT, FEB 19-MAY 8
FORBES CENTER @ HOME

Forbes Center @ Home

2021 Season Update

FRI-SAT, FEB 19-MAY 8
FORBES CENTER @ HOME


Dear Friends,

While we wait to gather as a community for in-person performances, we are pleased to announce FORBES CENTER @ HOME to share artistic experiences with you online. Upcoming FORBES CENTER @ HOME programming will feature streamed concerts from our School of Music faculty, student performances, shows for young audiences, and talks with leading opera, music and theatre guest artists and faculty. Events are free or offered for a low ticket price. Donations are encouraged and will support student scholarships in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Visit jmuforbescenter.com for tickets, updates, and information on upcoming events.

Regan Byrne

Executive Director
Forbes Center for the Performing Arts

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2021 Circle of Excellence in the Arts Awards

Submit your nominations now!

MON-FRI, MAR 8-APR 30
FORBES CENTER

2021 Circle of Excellence

2021 Circle of Excellence in the Arts Awards

Submit your nominations now!

MON-FRI, MAR 8-APR 30
FORBES CENTER


The Circle of Excellence in the Arts Awards are co-sponsored by the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts, the Arts Council of the Valley, and the College of Visual and Performing Arts at James Madison University. These awards, founded in 2013, recognize those individuals and organizations in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley that enhance and strengthen the cultural community by promoting and advocating for artistic excellence. One award is given annually in recognition of an Augusta or Rockingham County, Harrisonburg, Staunton or Waynesboro visual or performing artist, arts administrator, or arts educator whose creative… More


A Conversation with Dr. Philip Ewell, associate professor of music theory and director of graduate studies in music, Hunter College - CUNY

Moderated by JMU music professor Dr. John Peterson

FORBES CENTER @ HOME

WED-FRI, APR 7-16
STREAMED THROUGH APR. 16

Philip Ewell 419

A Conversation with Dr. Philip Ewell, associate professor of music theory and director of graduate studies in music, Hunter College - CUNY

Moderated by JMU music professor Dr. John Peterson

FORBES CENTER @ HOME

WED-FRI, APR 7-16
STREAMED THROUGH APR. 16


Join JMU music professor Dr. John Peterson for a one-hour conversation with Dr. Philip Ewell, a cellist, music researcher at Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY), and a 2020­-2021 fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, whose recent work, “Music Theory and the White Racial Frame,” highlights how racist structures in the field of music studies have negatively impacted its development. This event is free. Donations are encouraged and will support student scholarships in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Live Zoom event on April 6, 2021. Available for on-demand viewing from April 7 through April 16, 2021. More



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