The USC School of Music celebrates the centenary of American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein’s birth in 2018 with his monumental MASS, a theater piece for singers, players and dancers. MASS is one of the most profound stage works ever created in English and an iconic piece of Americana. The epic stage production includes two orchestras, a rock band, a blues band, several choirs, singers, dancers and actors, and features as the Celebrant acclaimed Seattle tenor Kevin Vortmann, who recently performed the role to critical praise with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Sung in English, Latin and Hebrew. MASS takes place March 2, 3, and 4 at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia. Ticket prices vary.