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Sweet CharityThe Tony Award-Winning Musical
February 24-March 1
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
Circle of Excellence in the Arts AwardsSubmit your nominations now!
February 27-April 15
FORBES CENTER
Anderson & Roe Piano DuoDynamic piano virtuosos
Friday, March 6 @ 8 pm
CONCERT HALL
Caladh NuaCelebrate St. Paddy's Day with this acclaimed Irish band
Tuesday, March 17 @ 8 pm
CONCERT HALL
JMU Gallery CrawlExhibition tours, curated talks, reception in each gallery
Friday, March 20 @ 6:30 pm
Tri-State Jazz FestivalFeaturing Drummer and JMU Alumnus Nate Smith
Saturday, March 21 @ 4 PM
CONCERT HALL
Sing Out! An A Cappella CelebrationFeaturing JMU's amazing a cappella groups
March 25-26
CONCERT HALL
New Voices in DanceFeaturing JMU's Contemporary Dance Ensemble
March 26-28
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
Ailey IIOne of the country's most popular dance companies
March 30 - 31
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Sweet Charity

Book by Neil Simon, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields

MAINSTAGE THEATRE

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TUE-SUN, FEB 24-MAR 1


This Tony Award-winning musical comedy is a warm, touching and humorous look at the trials and tribulations of Charity Hope Valentine who repeatedly gives her heart—and her savings—to the wrong men. Charity sings, dances, laughs and cries her way through one romance after another, all the while staying sweet and hopeful that someday her dreams will come true. Students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance will perform hits such as “Big Spender,” “Rhythm of Life,” and “If My Friends Could See Me Now.” More
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SUN, MAR 1
MAR 1 JUST ADDED


This performance has been rescheduled from 2/22/15 @ 2 pm. The JMU Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Robert McCashin, is the premier symphonic ensemble for the JMU School of Music. The program features Peter Ilyich Tchaikowsky's Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture, Alan Hovhaness' Mysterious Mountain (Symphony No. 2), Alexandre Gullmant's Symphony for Organ and Orchestra, and soloist Larry Taylor. More

SUN, MAR 1
MAR 1 CANCELLED


The Madison Singers is the advanced, auditioned choral chamber ensemble at JMU. Ranging from 60-80 voices, the JMU Chorale is an auditioned and highly select choir. More

JMU Concert Band

CONCERT HALL

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WED, MAR 4
MAR 4 CANCELLED


Ticket buyers will be contacted by the box office regarding refunds. The JMU Concert Band is under the direction of Scott Rikkers. More

Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

Featuring Greg Anderson & Elizabeth Joy Roe

CONCERT HALL


Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions and notorious music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century. Described by ThirdCoast Digest as “the intense synchronization of genius” and “a sensuous blend of two keyboards and souls completely in sync,” the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo strives to make classical music a relevant and powerful force around the world. More

Caladh Nua

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Excellent seating is available in the Choral Balcony directly behind the stage.  Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the vibrant and staggeringly talented band Caladh Nua whose origins are deeply rooted in the Southern counties of Ireland. Comprised of five versatile musicians and singers who play a wide selection of instruments—from banjo to fiddle, guitar to bodhran, and tin whistle to button accordion—the band captures the essential qualities of traditional Irish music and balances them with an innovative contemporary flair. More

Tri-State Jazz Festival

Featuring Drummer and JMU Alumnus Nate Smith

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This concert featuring headliner Nate Smith will celebrate George “Doc” West, the late founder of the JMU Jazz Studies program. The Tri-State Jazz Festival will be renamed in his honor. An alumni jazz ensemble, comprised of professional musicians who were students of Doc’s over the years, will also perform—as will the JMU Jazz Ensemble. More

JMU Wind Symphony

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SUN, MAR 22


The Wind Symphony, under the direction of Stephen P. Bolstad, is the premier woodwind, brass and percussion ensemble at JMU. The Wind Symphony is committed to performing the great works of the wind-band’s core repertoire while also exploring the best of contemporary composition. More

This hot-selling, annual event returns for two nights of performances by JMU’s amazing a cappella groups! This year’s Sing Out! also features a cappella groups from Harrisonburg High School and Rockingham County Public Schools. A Forbes Family Fun event. More
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THU, APR 2
APR 2 CANCELLED


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Patience is a virtue—and a milkmaid! This hilarious spoof of Oscar Wilde and the aesthetic movement is brimming with cunning wit and lively repartee. More

Rosanne Cash

The River and the Thread

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Rosanne Cash is a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and the eldest daughter of country music icon Johnny Cash. Her concert features songs from her most recent release The River of the Thread, lauded by USA Today as “a captivating … album that’s among the finest of her career.” More

JMU Brass Band

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FRI, APR 17


The JMU Brass Band is the university’s premier brass ensemble. Directed by professor of music Kevin Stees, it is one of only a few collegiate brass bands in the United States. More

Enjoy this two-part choral and symphonic celebration! First, experience the JMU Symphony Orchestra as they accompany the winners of the prestigious School of Music Concerto Competition. Next, join the JMU Symphony Orchestra and Chorale for the transcendent masterwork Gloria by composer Francis Poulenc (1899-1963). More

JMU Jazz Band

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TUE, APR 21
APR 21 CANCELLED


The Jazz Band will now perform with the Jazz Ensemble on 4/22. Ticket buyers will be contacted by the box office regarding refunds for this concert. The JMU Jazz Band was founded in 1971. More
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WED, APR 22


The JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band were founded in 1971. JMU jazz groups have performed at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Terrace Theater, Montreux International Jazz and Blues Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival and Virginia Music Educator's Association annual convention. More
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THU, APR 23


The Madison Singers is the advanced, auditioned choral chamber ensemble at JMU. Ranging from 60-80 voices, the JMU Chorale is an auditioned and highly select choir. More

This exciting music event returns for a fifth season with performances by faculty guest artist Dr. Andrew Connell, as well as JMU’s Marimba Orchestra, Brass Band and Madison Singers. A Forbes Family Fun event. More
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SUN, APR 26


The Wind Symphony, under the direction of Stephen P. Bolstad, is the premier woodwind, brass and percussion ensemble at JMU. The Wind Symphony is committed to performing the great works of the wind-band’s core repertoire while also exploring the best of contemporary composition. More

HIGHLIGHTS


  • Circle of Excellence in the Arts Awards - Submit Your Nominations Now Through April 15th!



  • Anderson & Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century



  • Ailey II dances its way to the top of the 2014-2015 Masterpiece Season



  • Prepare to enter "a wonderful world of breathtaking magic" with the internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes!