Welcome to the University of Mary Washington Department of Music
The creative world is full of possibilities – performance, composition, research, production, sound engineering – so how do you know where you fit? Experience the full gamut of musical opportunities through the Department of Music by combining classroom education and collaboration with your professors. Couple this with the opportunity to play in department ensembles and the free time to start your own groups or write your own music and your growth will surprise you. Share great stages, listen to the voices of this century, and find your niche in the creative world. What will you discover, and who will you become?
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Awarded to incoming first-year music majors (and available for all years thereafter with successful academic progress) of outstanding performance ability; 2017 personal auditions will be held Sunday, February 19, 12:00-3:00 at Pollard Hall, room 304.
Interested in becoming a teacher? Bachelor’s in Music, Master’s of Education in Five Years!
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Good News! Germanna CC Students now have the opportunity to play and study music at UMW and earn credits. Don’t miss the March 1 deadline!
- Consult your Registrar for procedures
- Contact Kay Roach, UMW/Germanna Liaison for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb 6 – UMW Choral Director, Dr. Jane Tavernier, Opera Arias and Travelogue, Central Rappahannock Regional Library Auditorium, 10:30 am. presented by Rappahannock Music Society. In addition to her travelogue of her experience in Italy, she will sing several arias, accompanied by UMW pianist, Cathy Hoskins.
Feb 22 – UMW Jazz Ensemble Celebrates Black History Month at the Underground, Lee Hall, 6-8 pm.
Feb 25 – UMW Chamber Music Festival
Pollard Recital Hall, room 304
6:00 – Guitar Master Class conducted by guitarist, Nick Walker (Open to all)
- UMW Guitar Ensemble
- Nick Walker, guitar, special guest performing works by Maria Luisa, Julio Sagreras, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Francisco Tárrega, and Nicholas Walker
More info: Chamber Music Festival
March 18 – UMW Philharmonic Orchestra
UMW Jazz Festival – March 26
Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall, 4-6 pm
Featuring the UMW Jazz Ensemble, special Guest trombonist, Matt Niess, and Voodoo Boogaloo
April 1 – UMW Concert Band with guest Conductor Aaron Noe, the UMW Flute Ensemble, the Creative Bones, and the In(
April -17 Faculty and student groups celebrate Inaugural Week of UMW President Paino; featuring the UMW Brass Quintet led by Dr. Kevin Bartram, the UMW String Quartet, and the UMW Jazz Piano Trio led by Doug Gately, Pollard Recital Hall, room 304, 7:30 pm
April 21 – UMW Jazz Ensemble performs for the UMW President’s Inaugural Party, Chandler Ballroom, University Center, 4-5 pm.
April 23 – Spring Choral Concert, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30 pm
Our 2016 – 2017 season features three acclaimed artists!
Not one, not two, but THREE acclaimed artists share the stage with the Philharmonic in 2016-17, our 46th season. Not only will we host Tony Bennett, Kristin Chenoweth and horn soloist Eric Ruske, you’ll also hear Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 “Eroica” and Copland’s Appalachian Spring…
Tickets: Call 540/654-1324 for information
Explore Music at UMW
The University of Mary Washington has been ranked among the nation’s top colleges by Money Magazine’s 2016 list of top colleges. UMW is ranked ninth among Virginia public schools and 252nd overall among the 705 four-year colleges and universities named to the list out of more than 1,500 four-year schools in the country. More info
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Location: located on the main campus of the University of Mary Washington in Pollard Hall. Please visit us!
The Department of Music
University of Mary Washington
1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.
Tel. 540-654-1012, Fax 540-654-1966.
Music Ed/Teacher Licensure: please contact Dr. Kevin Bartram (email@example.com).
Vocal Ensembles: please contact Dr. Jane Tavernier (firstname.lastname@example.org).