- June 23, 2023
Musician Warren Wolf hosted a masterclass and performance during Mason Jazz Camp.
- September 6, 2022
Dr. Michael Nickens, an associate professor of music at Mason, explains how he transforms from his mild-mannered persona into Doc Nix, the flamboyant leader of the Green Machine, the nation’s No. 1 pep band. Actor Bill Murray is a fan of the band, and Nix is pretty good on the tuba.
- August 1, 2022
Talented composer and rising senior in the Dewberry School of Music, Catherine "Kitty" Fields talks about her journey at Mason so far and what comes next for her musical future.
- July 20, 2022
Dear CVPA Community,
I am so very sorry to be writing to you today with such sad news. Our wonderful friend, tireless advocate, and generous supporter of the arts at Mason (and so many other important things), Sid Dewberry, has left us. He passed away on Saturday, July 16, at the age of 94.
- August 16, 2007
The Washington Post's story on how the School of Music became an All-Steinway school thanks to Sid Dewberry.
- December 6, 2021
The Young Alumni Commissioning Project, a grant program for recent graduates, announced the fourth round of requests for proposals from interested alumni. The funds granted to recipients will fund new original works of art in a variety of mediums.
- November 30, 2021
Tis the season to be jolly! And it’s time to celebrate the holidays with the winter season’s favorite music once again! After a two-year hiatus in response to COVID-19, the American Festival Pops Orchestra (AFPO) returns to the Hylton Performing Arts Center and Center for the Arts at George Mason University this December with Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season.
- October 5, 2021
In what ways can a classical music ensemble build resonance and relevancy in modern society? Mason’s second Artist-in-Residence of the 2021/2022 season, Sphinx Virtuosi, one of the nation’s most innovative and pioneering chamber music ensembles, tackles that issue with a two-pronged approach
- September 30, 2021
Arts Emerging: A Celebration of Renewal brought more than 300 people to the Fairfax Campus on a Saturday evening for a festive event that pulsed with artistic energy and the spirit of community.
- May 20, 2021
This summer, the College of Visual and Performing Arts is bringing the music back to Northern Virginia. Throughout June, performing arts faculty and student artists will return to the stage for the Lunchtime with the Arts at Mason series, taking place on Thursdays in June from 12:30-1:30 pm.