So Percussion

FRI, JAN 19
CONCERT HALL

So Percussion

So Percussion

FRI, JAN 19
CONCERT HALL


Hailed by The Cincinnati Enquirer as “rock stars of the percussion world,” So Percussion is pushing its voice to the forefront of American musical culture with innovative multi-genre original productions and sensational interpretations of modern classics. Members of the JMU Percussion Ensemble will play one number with So Percussion. This engagement of So Percussion is made possible through the ArtsCONNECT program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. www.midatlanticarts.org More


Dublin Irish Dance

Stepping Out

MON, JAN 22
JAN 22 SOLD OUT
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

Dublin Irish Dance

Dublin Irish Dance

Stepping Out

MON, JAN 22
JAN 22 SOLD OUT
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Experience the sights and sounds of Ireland in this dance and music extravaganza! Featuring world champion step dancers, a traditional Irish band and vocalists, the all-star cast of performers have appeared worldwide with Riverdance, Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, and Celtic Woman. “Step out” for an evening of Celtic culture you won’t soon forget! More


Death and the Maiden

By Ariel Dorfman

TUE-SAT, JAN 23-27
STUDIO THEATRE

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Death and the Maiden

By Ariel Dorfman

TUE-SAT, JAN 23-27
STUDIO THEATRE


It is after the collapse of a repressive regime, and Paulina lives in an isolated country house with her husband, Gerardo Escobar, after having spent time as a political prisoner. Paulina is convinced that Dr. Miranda, a new friend to Gerardo, supervised her prison torture sessions—so ties him to a chair and conducts her own interrogation, gun in hand. Gerardo doesn’t know whether to believe his distraught wife or his persuasive new friend. Adult content, adult language, violence, sexual violence. More


John Haines-Eitzen, cello

FRI, JAN 26
RECITAL HALL

John Haines-Eitzen

John Haines-Eitzen, cello

FRI, JAN 26
RECITAL HALL


With playing described as “romantically yearning” (The Columbus Dispatch) and “forceful and emotional” (Greensboro News & Record), cellist John Haines-Eitzen has performed in major concert halls throughout Europe, Asia, North America and South America. Haines-Eitzen is currently a senior lecturer and artist-in-residence at Cornell University. More


Casey Cangelosi, percussion

MON, JAN 29
RECITAL HALL

Casey Cangelosi

Casey Cangelosi, percussion

MON, JAN 29
RECITAL HALL


JMU faculty percussionist Casey Cangelosi has performed solo recitals in Italy, Germany, Costa Rica, Mexico, Argentina, Australia, Croatia, Sweden, Taiwan, Portugal, and widely across the United States. He is the creator of the @Percussion Podcast. More


Sarunas Jankauskas, clarinet

TUE, JAN 30
RECITAL HALL

Saranus Jankauskas

Sarunas Jankauskas, clarinet

TUE, JAN 30
RECITAL HALL


A native of Lithuania, JMU faculty clarinetist Sarunas Jankauskas has performed throughout the United States and Europe, appearing as a concerto soloist with Boulder Chamber Orchestra and Round Rock Symphony, and collaborating with accomplished artists including the St. Petersburg and Jasper String Quartets. More


JMU Jazz Sextet

WED, JAN 31
RECITAL HALL

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JMU Jazz Sextet

WED, JAN 31
RECITAL HALL


This collaborative concert features JMU jazz faculty members Andy Connell (clarinet), Marlon Foster (percussion), Bob Hallahan (piano), Adam Larrabee (guitar), David Pope (saxophones), and Sam Suggs (double bass). More


Cantus

Discovery of Sight

SUN, FEB 4
CONCERT HALL

Cantus

Cantus

Discovery of Sight

SUN, FEB 4
CONCERT HALL


Cantus is among the finest a cappella vocal ensembles known worldwide for its musical versatility, “intellectually, emotionally and musically rich” (Star Tribune) sound, and engaging performances of music ranging from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Discovery of Sight features seasoned masterpieces, newer works, a world premiere commission, and a guest appearance by JMU’s Madison Singers. More


Sue Barber, bassoon

MON, FEB 5
RECITAL HALL

Sue Barber

Sue Barber, bassoon

MON, FEB 5
RECITAL HALL


JMU faculty bassoonist Sue Barber performs regularly with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, Opera on The James, and Opera Roanoke. More



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