Arts and Culture

Skateboarding, Sounds and Serendipity: Mason Alumnus Helps Bring Unusual Arts Festival to Kennedy Center

Posted: September 4, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: September 3, 2015 at 3:17 pm

Ashworth was commissioned by the center to work as a co-curator of “Finding A Line: Skateboarding, Music, and Media,” a festival beginning Friday and running through Sept. 13.

The Right Key: Meet the Woman Who Keeps the Piano Music Going at Mason

Posted: September 2, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: September 2, 2015 at 11:10 am

As the school’s first and only full-time piano technician, Sapp is responsible for keeping the school’s 65 plus Steinway & Sons pianos tuned and in tip-top condition for hundreds of music students and faculty.

Thanking Nation’s Fallen Through Music

Posted: August 21, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: August 20, 2015 at 4:46 pm

Boothe was asked by the Air Force Mortuary Affairs to compose a custom musical accompaniment for U.S. Department of Defense dignified transfers of fallen U.S. soldiers returning home through Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.

Senior’s Career in Film and Video Takes Off with an Internship at Southwest Airlines

Posted: August 19, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: August 18, 2015 at 12:36 pm

From working three semesters in George Mason’s Creative Services department, to shooting weddings and making short films for his website, Garduno is building a body of work that will be a career launching pad.

Faith, Support of Mason Faculty Help Dance Major Complete Summer Job, Internship

Posted: August 18, 2015 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: August 18, 2015 at 8:38 am

The rising senior in George Mason University’s School of Dance managed to hold down a paid position at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago while she was interning at the Parsons Dance in New York City.

Mason Hosts Prestigious Young Composer, Conductor Mentor Project

Posted: August 13, 2015 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: August 12, 2015 at 4:54 pm

The National Band Association Young Composer/Conductor Mentor Project allows college-age students to work one-on-one with professionals to hone their skills over a four-day period.