About the Department

 

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 Welcome to the Department of Music

 

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Performance Season (2017-2018)

Click on Concert Schedule for full list of performances.

holiday-bellsDec 8 – UMW Philharmonic Orchestra, Holiday Pops featuring the Irish Tenors, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30

 

Irish Tenors

Irish Tenors

 


March 17 – UMW Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring Arturo Sandoval, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30

Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval


April 6 – UMW Concert Band, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30


April 15 – UMW Jazz Festival, featuring the UMW Jazz Ensemble, with special guest, Chris Vadalla

More info: UMW Jazz Ensemble page

http://www.chrisvadala.com/

Chris Vadala

Chris Vadala


April 27 – UMW Philharmonic Orchestra’s Masterworks Season Finale: Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, with narrator Henry Winkler, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30

All but UMW Philharmonic concerts are free unless noted, public welcome


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 UMW Philharmonic Orchestra

American Icons to Appear with UMW Philharmonic

 

World-renowned opera star Renée Fleming and beloved actor Henry Winkler will headline the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic’s 2017-18 season;  Renee Fleming, Sept 26 and Henry Winkler, April 27.  Also, during its 2017-18 season, the annual Holiday Pops concert on Friday, Dec. 8, will feature the Irish Tenors – Finbar Wright, Anthony Kearns and Ronan Tynan. On Saturday, March 17, legendary trumpet player Arturo Sandoval will be the featured guest artist.

For more info go to http://www.umwphilharmonic.com/

Tickets: Call 540/654-1324 for information

Recordings:

Click Here to Hear the UMW Philharmonic Orchestra Perform Marche Militaire Française by Camille Saint-Saens

Click Here to Hear the UMW Philharmonic Orchestra Perform Suite from Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland

 

Renee Fleming

Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler

Irish Tenors

Irish Tenors

Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval


 Join Us!

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 thRainbow Staffe 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?


Info, Info, Info

Frequently Asked Questions?  click [here]                                          Hand drawn Clef

  • More Information on curriculum, all the ensembles, concert schedules, auditions & scholarships, teaching certification?  – click on tabs above for drop down menus.

Scholarship Auditions update for the 2018 fall semester:  January 27 & February 17   (applicants understood as intended music majors). Applications found here.

  • All other auditions will be held August 26, 2018 (Majors & non-majors) See drop down menu above in Prospective Students.
  • All students at UMW are welcome and encouraged to join an ensemble and/or enroll in private lessons through an audition
  • Want to join an ensemble in the Spring Semester? – contact the ensemble Director or the respective Applied Faculty Member associated with your instrument of study.

Good News!  Germanna CC Students now have the opportunity to play and study music at UMW and earn credits.

  • Consult your Registrar for procedures
  • Contact Kay Roach, UMW/Germanna Liaison for more info: kroach@umw.edu

More Good Newsnon-students/aspiring musicians in the community are now welcome to register for private lessons with our outstanding faculty!

Congratulations to Lilly Schloeder (class of 2016)! – has a new admin. post with Luxembourg Philharmonic.  Find more info in Music In Action tab above.

Lilly Schloeder

Lilly Schloeder

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

UMW Philharmonic Orch.
UMW Philharmonic Orch.
Student String Quartet
Student String Quartet
Guitar recital
Guitar recital

Andrew Kraus

Jazz Bones
Jazz Bones
Arturo Sandoval
Arturo Sandoval
Allison’s Tribute to Bird -“Just Friends”
Allison’s Tribute to Bird -“Just Friends”
Campus Gig
Campus Gig
Perlman with Philharmonic
Perlman with Philharmonic
“uptown”
“uptown”

Contact Information

Chair: James Brooks Kuykendall, Pollard Hall 209; 540-654-1958; jkuykend@umw.edu
Office Manager: Michael Morley, Pollard Hall 110; 540-654-1012; mmorley@umw.edu.

Mailing Address:
The Department of Music
University of Mary Washington
1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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Tel. 540-654-1012, Fax 540-654-1966.

Music Ed/Teacher Licensure:  please contact Dr. Kevin Bartram (kbartram@umw.edu).
Vocal Ensembles:  please contact Dr. Jane Tavernier (jtaverni@umw.edu).

Location: located on the main campus of the University of Mary Washington in Pollard Hall.  Please visit us!