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Tuesday Guitar Lessons with Glen McCarthy

2017 - 2018 Veterans and the Arts Initiative Programming

  • September 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm
  • September 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm
  • September 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm
  • September 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm

This class has reached a maximum number of students, and we are unable to accept new registrations.  Please consider attending our free monthly sample guitar workshops on Tuesday, September 5; Tuesday, October 3; and Wednesday, November 1 from 8 – 9 p.m. Please RSVP at hylton@gmu.edu.  We will be offering more guitar lessons in 2018 - please check back for registration information in early 2018.


Guitar lessons will take place from September 5 – November 8 from 7-8 p.m.

Have you always wanted to try the guitar, or are you looking for tips to improve your technique? Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in this new ten-week series of guitar lessons with Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at the Potomac Arts Academy and at George Mason University, who has shared his expertise with the community during Veterans Day events at the Hylton Center. 

  • 10-week guitar lessons are FREE to Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families.
  • 10-week guitar lessons are also open to the general public for a $250 fee (Lesson fee proceeds support the Veterans and the Arts Initiative).

Special offerDrop in for an hour of music or bring a friend on the first lesson day of each month! On Tuesday, September 5; Tuesday, October 3; and Wednesday, November 1 a free sample guitar workshop will be offered from 8 to 9 p.m. to anyone who wishes to participate.  Please RSVP to hylton@gmu.edu, especially if you would like to borrow a guitar for the workshop!

Presenting Sponsor: Dominion Energy

Veterans and the Arts Initiative would like to thank Music for Life and Potomac Arts Academy for providing guitars for participants to use.


Supervision of Minors on Mason Campus/ Property
Please be advised that due to University policies, NO minors under the age of 16 are allowed to stay on campus unaccompanied by an adult before or after regular program hours

Absences – Fall/Spring Group Classes
Please contact your instructor if you need to miss a class/lesson. Make-ups will only be scheduled when the class/lesson has been cancelled by the Public School weather announcements or by the instructor with prior notice. Hylton Performing Arts Center  is not required to make up classes/lessons due to participant’s illness or non-attendance.

Withdrawal/Refunds for Fall/Spring Group Classes
Notice of withdrawal from instruction and all requests for refunds before classes begin must be made in writing to Hylton Performing Arts Center. Verbal notice or requests from students or parents cannot be accepted. A cancellation fee of $50 will be assessed for paying participants for all withdrawals from the class.  Requests for withdrawal/refund made at least one week prior to the first class are 100% refundable, less the cancellation fee. Requests for withdrawal/refund made less than 7 days prior to the first class but BEFORE the THIRD class will result in a 50% refund of the tuition. There is no refund after the third class.  

Refund Payments
Refund checks will be issued through the Office of Accounts Payable at George Mason University, or through our online registration system (for credit card transactions only). Refunds are processed within 30 days of notification.

Cancellation
The Hylton Performing Arts Center reserves the right to cancel any class that does not meet sufficient enrollment. A full refund will be given in this event.

INCLEMENT WEATHER CLOSURE POLICY     

Hylton Performing Arts Center will follow the George Mason University (www.gmu.edu) closure decisions for inclement weather.  Please be aware that there may be times when Mason remains open and we decide to close due to weather concerns.  In any closure event we will make announcements on the website as well as through social media.

Please continually monitor the website homepage and our social media channels for ALERTS!

Past Events

Galileo’s Science Café

Science for the Community

  • September 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Gregory Family Theater

“The Art and Science of Making Beer and Wine.” Learn about the latest scientific and medical discoveries presented by University faculty. 

This event is Free.

Arts Alive!

Presented by Prince William County Arts Council and Hylton Performing Arts Center

  • September 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm

The 6th annual family-friendly arts festival features Arts Council members and other community performers and fine artists. Enjoy activities for all ages, multiple stages of performances indoors and out, plus food and craft vendors with items for sale. Come out and celebrate your local arts community! Free, no tickets required. 

View the schedule below or visit pwcartscouncil.org for a full schedule and list of participants.

2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Merchant Hall (inside)
1:00 -1:25 Virginia Dance Center
1:30-1:55 Dance Etc. School of the Arts
2:00-2:25 Manassas Youth Ballet
2:30-2:55 Asaph Dance Ensemble
3:00-3:25 Virginia National Ballet
3:25-4:00 CHANGEOVER
4:00-4:25 Prince William String Academy
4:35-5:00 Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra

Tent Stage (outside)
1:00-1:25 Manassas Symphony Orchestra
1:35-2:00 New Dominion Choraliers
2:10-2:35 Suburban Gypsies
2:45-3:10 Castaways Repertory Theater
3:20-3:45 Real Life Productions
3:50-4:15 Bull Run Troubadours
4:25-5:00 Woodbridge Dance Company

Hands on Activities and Demonstrations:
Buchanan Partners Art Gallery – Participation Station (inside)
1:00 – 5:00 Instrument Petting Zoo by Youth Orchestras of Prince William and
Potomac Arts Academy
1:15 – 1:45 Belly Dance – Interactive Demonstration by Suburban Gypsies
1:50 – 2:15 Youth Orchestras of Prince William - Performance
2:30-3:10 Harp - Hands On! David Crookston
3:15 – 4:00 Dance/Improvisation – Interactive Workshop with Cynthia Kiehnau
4:10 – 5:00 Karaoke – Hands On! Real Life Productions

Craft Tent – Hands on! (outside)
Edgemoor Art Studio
Abrakadoodle
Jay the Potter
Center for the Arts of Greater
Manassas/Prince William

Gregory Family Theater (inside)
1:05-1:30 Bull Run Cloggers
1:35-2:00 Crookston Music Studio
2:05-2:30 Prince William County Parks & Recreation Elite Dance Company
2:35-3:00 New Dominion Choraliers
3:05-3:30 Manassas Chorale
3:35-4:00 Woodbridge Flute Choir
4:05-4:30 Prince William Little Theater
4:35-5:00 Woodbridge Music Club Patio Stage (outside)
1:10-1:35 Shenandoah Sound Drum and Bugle Corps
1:45-2:10 Jirani Coffee House Artists
2:20-2:45 Bull Run Cloggers Demonstration
2:55-3:20 OBCO String Quartet
3:30-3:55 Suburban Gypsies Demonstration
4:05-4:30 InTune Music Studios
4:35-5:00 Bull Run Troubadours

Lobby Displays (inside)
Cabin Branch Quilters
Stone House Quilters
Dan Verner, writer
The Poet Laureate Circle, live readings
The Prince William Art Society
Performing Arts for Kids
Hylton Performing Arts Center
NOVEC
United Bank (lead sponsor)
Jirani Coffeehouse, vending

Arts Alive Sponsor Block

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