Previous Education Events

The Hylton Center has provided diverse arts experiences for school-aged children in recent performances. Here are some of our favorites:

George Mason University Jazz Faculty  

Members of George Mason University's Jazz faculty led a 45-minute virtual field trip celebrating one of America's most significant contributions to the arts - Jazz. This field trip explore "The Golden Age of Jazz" from the 1920's to the 1960's and  featured performances by Mason's Jazz faculty. 

Step Afrika!  

5 Days with Step Afrika! Based on Step Afrika!’s award-winning arts education programs, and more than twenty-five years of performing and teaching students, the Company provides an introduction to stepping, a performance, a tutorial, and an opportunity to meet the artists in this 5-part video series. Spring 2020 

Time for Three

String Trio performance designed to inspire young people and adults alike, the group displays an uncommon mix of virtuosity and spontaneity playing music from Bach to Bluegrass and beyond! Part of Prince William Network (PWN). February 10, 2016

A Place to Be

The Same Sky Project - Performances about diversity, acceptance, resilience, and empathy. Annually since 2016 Grade Level: 6-8.

Classical Hip-Hop

Remixing the Classics merges the contrasting worlds of Classical and Hip-Hop music in a collaborative musical program. October 23, 2018 and October 30, 2019, Grade Level: 4-5 

Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons

American roots and blues music interspersed with folklore and stories of where the music comes from. November 9, 2017, Grade Level: 4-5.

Manassas Ballet Theatre

  • The Nutcracker: December 14, 2017, Grade Level: Elementary
  • Swan Lake: March 8, 2018, Grade Level: Elementary
  • Colin: Son, Marine, Hero: One Life. The Story of Many: May 17, 2018, Grade Level: 9-12
  • The Sleeping Beauty