Come Celebrate Live Music at UMW!
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
- UMW Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Dr. Kevin Bartram, http://www.umwphilharmonic.com/
- UMW Jazz Ensemble directed by Doug Gately
- UMW Concert Band conducted by Doug Gately
- UMW Choral Groups conducted by Dr. Jane Tavenier
- UMW Flute Ensemble directed by Doug Gately
- UMW Guitar Ensemble directed by Bruce Middle
- Electronic Music concerts directed by Dr. Mark Snyder
All concerts are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
More info: (540) 654-1012
Philharmonic ticketed events http://www.umwphilharmonic.com/tickets/ or (540) 654-1324
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 Tribute to a music from iconic jazz artists 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, directed by Bruce Middle
- Nick Walker, guitar, special guest performing works by Maria Luisa, Julio Sagreras, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Francisco Tárrega, and Nicholas Walker
March 26 – UMW Jazz Festival, featuring the UMW Jazz Ensemble, special Guest trombonist, Matt Niess, and Voodoo Boogaloo, Dodd Auditorium, 4 pm.
7:30, Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall
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, 5:30-6:30 pm.
April 23 – Spring Choral Concert, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30 pm
April 27 – UMW Guitar Ensemble Celebrates National Guitar Month, Pollard Recital Hall, room 304, 7:30 p.m.
April 28 – Spring Season Finale, UMW Philharmonic, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30 pm, tickets required
April 28 – 11th Annual UMW Undergraduate Symposium, Hurley Convergence Center, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
April 29 – Student Composers, Spring Concert, Hurley Convergence Center, Digital Auditorium – a night of contemporary music, featuring student composers:
4-6 p. m.
Zach Payne- Fratres by Arvo Part
Cole Masaitis- Original work
Michale Prime- Anachronisitc Memories (original piece)
Levi Manuel- Sonic Depths (original piece)
Original music by Alex Rodriguez, Drake Dragone, Austin O’Rourke, Luke Payne, Sami Shaikh, Danny Arslan, Caroline Flynn, Lily Flores, Damon Dixon, Ryan Goodrich, and Shane Thin (possibly more)
All concerts are free unless noted, public welcome