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
- 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
October 5 – UMW Jazz Ensemble directed by Doug Gately celebrates Latino Identities Month with an evening of Latin Jazz at the Underground, Lee Hall , 6 pm
Oct 22 – Masterworks Concert, Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony, UMW Philharmonic
Dodd Auditorium, 7:30, tickets required and go on sale to everyone Sept. 1.
Call 540/654-1324 for information
Oct 28 – Fiddlestix Petting Zoo, 6-7;30 pm, UMW Philharmonic, Dodd Auditorium,
“Have a Fling with a String! Get to know an Oboe!” Halloween Children’s event with costume parade.
Nov 5 – Jazz for Justice™ -UMW Jazz Ensemble, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30 – followed by a fun filled Jam Session where all ticket holders are invited to play. This concert raises funds for Legal Aid in the community and establish scholarships for the Jazz program. – tickets required
click [here] for more info.
Sixth Annual Electroacoustic Barn Dance
Nov 10-12, UMW Campus
[more info – and call for submissions]
Nov 20 – Fall Choral Concert, Dodd Auditorium, 7 :30
Dec 2 – UMW Concert Band, an evening with International Flair, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30
- Andrew Kraus, pianist performing the works of Argentine composer Albierto Ginastera
- Claire Workinger, oboist, Quintet performing Milhaud’s La Cheminee
- In Dal Choi, vocalist, performing songs from Korea and Broadway.
Dec 9 – Holiday Special with Tony Bennett, UMW Philharmonic, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30 pm tickets required
Tickets go on sale to Friends Oct. 10
Ticets go on sale to the general public Oct. 24
Call 540/654-1324 for information.
Feb (TBA) – UMW Jazz – Black History Month Tribute (music from iconic jazz artists)
Feb 24 & 25 – UMW Chamber Music Festival
March 18 – UMW Philharmonic Celebrity Series, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30 pm, tickets required
March 26 – UMW Jazz Festival, Dodd Auditorium, 4 pm
April 1 – UMW Concert Band, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30 pm
April 23 – Spring Choral Concert, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30 pm
April 28 – Spring Season Finale, UMW Philharmonic, Dodd Auditorium, 7:30 pm, tickets required