Concert Schedules

 Come Celebrate Live Music at UMW!

Renee Fleming


Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval


Irish Tenors

Irish Tenors

Tom Williams with Wade Beach Trio

UMW Jazz Festival


Concert Venues: Most concerts are held in Dodd Auditorium (the first building on the left after entering through the main gates off College Avenue) or the Pollard Recital Hall (3rd floor of Pollard Hall, aka music building), in the DuPont complex, off of College Avenue, .3 miles from Rt.1 bypass


All concerts are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
More info: (540) 654-1012

 Philharmonic ticketed events or (540) 654-1324


Hand drawn Clef Performance (2017-2018 Season)


Sept 16 - UMW Jazz EnsembleFriends of the Rappahannock River fest, 3:45 pm. (tickets required)

UMW Jazz Ensemble

UMW Jazz Ensemble






Sept 26 – UMW Philharmonic Orchestra Renée Fleming, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30







Oct 2 – UMW Jazz Celebrates Latino Identities Month, 7:30, Hurley Convergence Center

Oct 27 –  UMW Philharmonic Orchestra, Fiddlestix Concert, Dodd Auditorium, 6:00

Nov 4 – UMW Jazz Ensemble, Jazz 4 Justice Concert, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30  (tickets required)

More info: (See their events tab)

Nov 10 –  UMW Concert Band, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30

Nov 19 – UMW Choirs, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30

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


Spring 2018

Feb.4th – New Thread Quartet Composer Readings, Pollard Recital Hall, room 304, 10 am – 12 pm

Feb 12 – UMW Jazz Ensemble Celebrates Black History Month, HCC Digital Auditorium, 7:30

Feb. 16th – NME Concert, Pollard Hall, Recital room 304, 7:30 pm

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

Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval

April 6– UMW Concert Band with  the UMW Flute Ensemble, and UMW Brass Ensemble, 7:30, Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall

April 7 – UMW Chamber Festival, Gari Melcher’s Studio, Belmont,  7:30

April 8 – UMW Chamber Festival, Gari Melcher’s Studio, Belmont,  4:00

  • Special Guest TBA
  • UMW Faculty Jazz Combo

April 9th – Virginia X Electronic Music Students Composer’s Concert, HCC Digital Auditorium, 7:30 pm

April 14th – Electronic Eagles Music Concert, HCC Digital Auditorium, 7:30 pm​

April 15 – UMW Jazz Festival, UMW Jazz Ensemble, with special guest, Chris Vadala, Dodd Auditorium, 4-6 pm

Chris Vadala

Chris Vadala

April 19th – MUTC 170 Finals Concert, HCC Digital Auditorium, 7:30 pm

April 22 – UMW Choirs, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30 pm

April 24th – Composer Ensemble Concert, HCC Digital Auditorium, 7:30 pm

April 25 – UMW Chamber Music, Gari Melcher’s Studio, Belmont,  7:30 pm.

  • UMW Flute Ensemble & UMW Guitar Ensemble

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

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