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. Stewart has performed as a soloist at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall to sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden with Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, and Seal. The program also features JMU faculty and doctoral musicians performing Appalachian Dreams for Horn and Digital Media by A.J. Stegall, Hypernova by JMU faculty composer Eric Guinivan, and works by Jiyoun Chung. More


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. Gookin is the executive director of the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival at Eastern Mennonite University. JMU faculty and graduate musicians will perform Resilientes by Andrés Martin, Etudes by Carmargo Guarnieri, Divertimento for Violin and Viola by Adolphus Hailstork, Aural by Sergio Blardony, and Respire by JMU faculty composer Chuck Dotas. More


JMU Concert Band

TUE, OCT 26
CONCERT HALL

Concert Band

JMU Concert Band

TUE, OCT 26
CONCERT HALL


“Choose your own adventure” and vote on the order of the literature performed in this exciting program by the JMU Concert Band, under the direction of Amy Birdsong. More


JMU Symphonic Band

WED, OCT 27
CONCERT HALL

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JMU Symphonic Band

WED, OCT 27
CONCERT HALL


The JMU Symphonic Band is under the direction of Stephen P. Bolstad. More


Choral Area Concert

FRI, OCT 29
CONCERT HALL

JMU Choral 2019

Choral Area Concert

FRI, OCT 29
CONCERT HALL


JMU Percussion Ensemble

MON, NOV 1
CONCERT HALL

JMU Percussion Ensemble

JMU Percussion Ensemble

MON, NOV 1
CONCERT HALL


The JMU Percussion Ensemble, directed by Casey Cangelosi, consists of nearly 30 students and has performed throughout the East Coast, including concerts at the Virginia Music Educators Association Convention and Virginia Days of Percussion. More


Gila Goldstein, piano

TUE, NOV 2
RECITAL HALL

Gila Goldstein

Gila Goldstein, piano

TUE, NOV 2
RECITAL HALL


Pianist Gila Goldstein is a versatile musician who has captivated audiences worldwide with her unique artistry and soulful interpretations. She has performed as a solo artist and collaborative pianist throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, China, Korea, the Philippines, Europe and Israel. This concert features music by Bach, Chopin, Ben-Haim, and more! More


Head Over Heels

Conceived and original book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Music and lyrics by The Go-Go's
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney

WED-SAT, NOV 3-6
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

HoH 419

Head Over Heels

Conceived and original book by Jeff Whitty
Adapted by James Magruder
Music and lyrics by The Go-Go's
Based on The Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney

WED-SAT, NOV 3-6
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


This laugh-out-loud love story is set to the music of the iconic 1980s’ all-female rock band The Go-Go’s, including the hit songs “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” “Vacation,” and Belinda Carlisle’s “Heaven Is a Place on Earth” and “Mad About You.” The musical comedy follows the escapades of a royal family on an outrageous journey to save their beloved kingdom from extinction. Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance and School of Music. Note that there is no Sunday matinee. More


JMU Wind Symphony

THU, NOV 4
CONCERT HALL

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JMU Wind Symphony

THU, NOV 4
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


Fall Student Dance Concert

THU-SAT, NOV 11-13
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE

Fall Student Dance Concert

Fall Student Dance Concert

THU-SAT, NOV 11-13
EARLYNN J. MILLER DANCE THEATRE


This showcase of new choreography offers audiences an opportunity to see the work of the Dance Program’s talented young artists.

Concert A - Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 @ 8 pm and Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 @ 8 pm
Concert B - Friday, Nov. 12 @ 8 pm and Saturday, Nov. 13 @ 3 pm More



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