UMW Philharmonic to Host José Carreras

José Carreras

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra will present a concert featuring legendary tenor José Carreras on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the William M. Anderson Center. … [Read more...]

Local Business Owner Receives Philharmonic’s Citizen Salute

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Local business owner Jerry Ulman received the Citizen Salute Award, presented by the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra at its April concert. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Hosts Richmond Ballet

Richmond Ballet dancers in Ancient Airs and Dances by Stoner Winslett. Richmond Ballet. All rights reserved.

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic will host the Richmond Ballet for the conclusion of its 2014-15 season on Friday, April 24. … [Read more...]

UMW Receives $1.25 Million Gift for Amphitheater Restoration

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A $1.25 million pledge from a University of Mary Washington alumna has moved the university closer to its $3-million fundraising goal to restore its historic amphitheater. … [Read more...]

UMW to Host Pianist Michael Feinstein

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Legendary crooner and pianist Michael Feinstein will perform for the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic’s annual Celebrity Concert Series on Saturday, March 14 in George Washington Hall’s Dodd Auditorium. Tickets are still on sale. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Receives National Endowment

Richmond Ballet dancers in Ancient Airs and Dances by Stoner Winslett. Richmond Ballet. All rights reserved.

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic has received a $2,850 grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts that will bring the Richmond Ballet to Fredericksburg after more than 20 years. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Hosts Holiday Pops Concert

UMW Philharmonic Holiday Pops Concert Orchestra

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic will host its annual Holiday Pops Concert, “Home for the Holidays,” on Thursday, Dec. 4 and Friday, Dec. 5. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Opens 44th Season

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The UMW Philharmonic opens its 44th season on Saturday, Oct. 18, with a tribute to composer Leonard Bernstein. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Launches New Children’s Concert Series

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The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra is launching a new major concert series for children, the “Fiddlestix Summer Concert Series.” The series will bring world-class children’s entertainment to Fredericksburg each summer as a part of Fiddlestix, the Philharmonic’s outreach program dedicated to enriching the musical lives and education of children. … [Read more...]

UMW Philharmonic Closes Season with Spring Concert, April 25

Senior Lavar Edmonds will perform a solo during the UMW Philharmonic concert on April 25.

The University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra’s “happy ENDINGS” concert will close this year’s season on Friday, April 25. The concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium, will feature classical music with exciting conclusions. … [Read more...]