David Pope, saxophones

WED, SEP 29
RECITAL HALL

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David Pope, saxophones

WED, SEP 29
RECITAL HALL


JMU faculty member David Pope presents a solo recital of music for saxophones, Native American flutes, various woodwinds from around the world, and electronics. Included in the program is the premiere of Howl, a collaborative work with JMU faculty composer Eric Guinivan where digital “instruments” were created by recording Pope on tenor saxophone and manipulating those sounds into an accompaniment for improvisation. Pope will also present a new work for solo tenor saxophone dedicated to him by composer Ryan Galik. More


JMU Wind Symphony

THU, SEP 30
CONCERT HALL

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JMU Wind Symphony

THU, SEP 30
CONCERT HALL


The JMU Wind Symphony, under the direction of Stephen P. Bolstad, is the premier woodwind, brass and percussion ensemble at JMU. The Wind Symphony is committed to performing the great works of the wind band’s core repertoire while also exploring the best of contemporary composition. More


JMU Symphony Orchestra

TUE, OCT 5
CONCERT HALL

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JMU Symphony Orchestra

TUE, OCT 5
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 Brass Band

THU, OCT 7
CONCERT HALL

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JMU Brass Band

THU, OCT 7
CONCERT HALL


The JMU Brass Band is the university’s premier brass ensemble. Directed by professor of music Kevin Stees, it is one of only a few collegiate brass bands in the United States. More


JMU Pops!

Featuring the Marching Royal Dukes and other JMU ensembles

FRI, OCT 8
ATLANTIC UNION BANK CENTER

JMU Pops 2021

JMU Pops!

Featuring the Marching Royal Dukes and other JMU ensembles

FRI, OCT 8
ATLANTIC UNION BANK CENTER


This one-of-a-kind musical spectacular showcases some of JMU's finest music ensembles and faculty talent. Be ready to stand up and cheer for performances by the Marching Royal Dukes and other JMU ensembles. One of JMU's favorite Family Weekend traditions, this musical celebration is great entertainment for all ages! More


Broadway's Next Hit Musical

SAT, OCT 9
WILSON HALL

Broadway's Next Hit Musical

Broadway's Next Hit Musical

SAT, OCT 9
WILSON HALL


In Broadway’s Next Hit Musical (BNHM), hailed as “hilarious” by The New York Times, a captivating cast creates spontaneous scenes and songs filled with delightful dancing, catchy melodies, and lots of laughter—all based on audience suggestions! Don’t miss your chance to write the next great American musical! More


JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band

TUE, OCT 12
CONCERT HALL

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JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band

TUE, OCT 12
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


A Midsummer Night's Dream

By William Shakespeare

TUE-SUN, OCT 12-17
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

By William Shakespeare

TUE-SUN, OCT 12-17
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


On a Midsummer’s night, four young lovers and an unsuspecting troupe of players find themselves wrapped in the dream-like arms of an enchanted forest where sprites lurk and fairies rule. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare’s beloved tale exploring the magic of falling in love and the marvel of waking up from the sweetest of dreams. Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance. More


JMU Chamber Orchestra

THU, OCT 14
RECITAL HALL

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JMU Chamber Orchestra

THU, OCT 14
RECITAL HALL


The JMU Chamber Orchestra brings students from across campus together to perform classic works composed for smaller orchestras. Foster Beyers directs the orchestra in conjunction with graduate students in conducting. Note the change of time and venue. More


Grammy-nominated violinist Curtis Stewart will perform works from his new album, Of Power, a post-classical creation inspired by personal adversity and the #BLM movement. Grammy-nominated cellist Amanda Gookin will perform commissioned new multimedia works for solo cello that elevate stories of feminine empowerment as part of her Forward Music Project. More



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