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[Update: April 17, 2020] As part of our collective effort to minimize the impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 to our community, all performances at the Hylton Performing Arts Center have been cancelled through August 8, 2020. This includes performances by the Hylton Center Arts Partners, and all events sponsored by external organizations. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, please contact the Hylton Center Ticket Office. Though our stages are dark, we will continue to bring you creative content online through Mason Arts at Home.

CANCELLED: LLI: A Musical Journey: From Classical to Popular to Jazz

Presented ByLifelong Learning Institute, Manassas
When/WhereWednesday, May 06, 2020 1:30pmHylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus

Music has existed since the beginning of time. Mankind has defined music as pleasingly harmonious vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. In all ages, across this planet, across the expansion of our nation, humans have made music. It soothes, relaxes, inspires, and provides great enjoyment – all that and much more. Life is music. At this forum you will be offered an interlude of delightful music performed by 17 talented musicians presenting creative arrangements of old and new song favorites that are the legacy of our nation. They blend instrumental sounds with vocals of the music, starting with the classics, the foundation of music in America, and continue with our nation’s own history spanning jazz and pop music. Come, recall and enjoy the music of the times of your life.

The Regency Music Makers is a group of 17 talented retirees who have recognized how much they miss the music that was part of their past. Banding together in a club, they soon found that they could create interpretations of the music of their backgrounds in performances that were especially pleasing to neighbors and friends. They have performed programs for the Regency Education Club and to large enthusiastic audiences introducing their wonderful music with stories of the legacy and less-known sides of the performed music. Their ensemble features the piano, guitar, drums, trumpet, clarinet and, of course, voices.

1:30 p.m. refreshments; 2:00-3:30 p.m. program

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit


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