Out of Line

Book by Julio Agustin

Music and lyrics by John Franceschina

TUE-SAT, OCT 17-21
STUDIO THEATRE

Out of Line

Out of Line

Book by Julio Agustin

Music and lyrics by John Franceschina

TUE-SAT, OCT 17-21
STUDIO THEATRE


Out of Line, a musical that picks up where A Chorus Line left off, provides a humorous and compelling look at the lives of six successful Broadway performers who struggle to get out of the chorus and into the spotlight. Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance and School of Music. More


JMU Madison Singers and Chorale

THU, OCT 19
CONCERT HALL

JMU Choral

JMU Madison Singers and Chorale

THU, OCT 19
CONCERT HALL


The Madison Singers is the advanced, auditioned choral chamber ensemble at JMU. Maintaining an active performance schedule both on- and off-campus, the Madison Singers explore, prepare and present advanced choral repertoire that is expressive of the diversity of the human spirit throughout both music history and world cultures. More


The 37th Annual JMU Contemporary Music Festival

Celebrating Canada's 150th birthday!

MON-WED, OCT 23-25
CONCERT HALL

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The 37th Annual JMU Contemporary Music Festival

Celebrating Canada's 150th birthday!

MON-WED, OCT 23-25
CONCERT HALL


Canadian music and composers take center stage for this year’s festival celebrating the 150th birthday of Canada! JMU faculty, ensembles and students will present Kelly-Marie Murphy’s music, the music of Canadian composer Elizabeth Raum, and other Canadian contemporary works in three main concerts during the festival. More


This concert features performances by the JMU Treble Chamber Choir and the University Men's, Women's and Combined Choruses. The JMU Treble Chamber Choir and the University Men’s and Combined Choruses are under the direction of Dr. W. Bryce Hayes. The University Women’s Chorus is under the direction of Dr. Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy. More


The Women

By Clare Boothe Luce

A Studio Theatre Production

FRI-TUE, OCT 27-31
STUDIO THEATRE

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The Women

By Clare Boothe Luce

A Studio Theatre Production

FRI-TUE, OCT 27-31
STUDIO THEATRE


This theatrical classic follows a gaggle of women who are wrapped very tightly in a world of money and men. The comedy runs the gamut of female relationships, and serves as a window into the outrageously dramatic lives of divorcées in 1937. More


Bluestone Wind Quintet

Featuring Beth Chandler (flute), Jeanette Zkyo (oboe), Sarunas Jankauskas (clarinet), Sue Barber (bassoon) and Ian Zook (horn)

MON, OCT 30
RECITAL HALL

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Bluestone Wind Quintet

Featuring Beth Chandler (flute), Jeanette Zkyo (oboe), Sarunas Jankauskas (clarinet), Sue Barber (bassoon) and Ian Zook (horn)

MON, OCT 30
RECITAL HALL


The Bluestone Wind Quintet featuring JMU music faculty members Beth Chandler, Jeanette Zyko, Sarunas Jankauskas, Sue Barber and Ian Zook takes the stage for its first concert of the season. More


The School for Scandal

By Richard Brinsley Sheridan

TUE-SAT, OCT 31-NOV 4
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

The School for Scandal

The School for Scandal

By Richard Brinsley Sheridan

TUE-SAT, OCT 31-NOV 4
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Sir Peter Teazle, a middle-aged, wealthy bachelor, has recently married a pretty maid from the country. Suddenly thrust into London’s high society, the young and frivolous Lady Teazle finds herself a willing member of a vicious “school for scandal” that spends its time maligning friend, foe and family alike. Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance. More


JMU Wind Symphony

WED, NOV 1
CONCERT HALL

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JMU Wind Symphony

WED, NOV 1
CONCERT HALL


The JMU 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


JMU Chamber Orchestra

THU, NOV 2
RECITAL HALL

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JMU Chamber Orchestra

THU, NOV 2
RECITAL HALL


The JMU Chamber Orchestra is under the direction of Foster Beyers. More


JMU Percussion Ensemble

FRI, NOV 3
CONCERT HALL

JMU Percussion Ensemble

JMU Percussion Ensemble

FRI, NOV 3
CONCERT HALL


The JMU Percussion Ensemble, directed by Casey Cangelosi, consists of nearly 30 students and has performed throughout the East Coast, including concerts at the Virginia Music Educators Association Convention and Virginia Days of Percussion. More



HIGHLIGHTS


  • The female a cappella quintet Nobuntu will perform traditional Zimbabwean songs, Afro-jazz, and gospel music!



  • Catalyst Quartet will be "nothing short of fantastic." (Lincoln Journal Star)



  • "Rock stars of the percussion world," So Percussion is pushing its voice to the forefront of American musical culture.


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