Music
"The Mensural Ambivalence of Repeat Signs in Early Music," by Megan Kaes-Long, discusses the different evidence for minim displacement in the midcentury Villanella and the late 16th century Balletto and Canazonetta and how they reflect changing mensural priorities.

October 20, 2017
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Fine Arts Center, 365

The Department of Music and Dance presents the 43rd Annual Multiband Pops Concert, produced and coordinated by Jeffrey W. Holmes.

October 20, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Join us for a carillon concert on Goodell Lawn in front of the newly renovated Old Chapel.

October 21, 2017
10:30 am-11:30 am

Goodell Hall, Lawn

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Symphony Band conducted by Matthew Westgate.

October 23, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The department of music and dance welcomes Morihiko Nakahara, new assistant professor and director of orchestral studies, in charge of conducting the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra with a concert featuring cello soloist Edward Arron.

October 25, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Kiran Ahluwalia’s seductive voice draws on her Indian-Punjabi heritage, fusing the hypnotic grooves of her homeland with passionate Saharan desert blues and innovative western jazz.

October 26, 2017
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Jazz Lab Ensemble, directed by Dann Friedman and Zack Bartolomei.

October 26, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

This paper examines the layers of secrecy in Alanis Morissette’s song “Your House,” which was hidden on her 1995 album Jagged Little Pill, tucked at the end of an unlisted track, after an uncredited reprise of an earlier track, following a minute of silence.

October 27, 2017
2:30 pm-3:30 pm

Old Chapel, Conference Room

The department of music and dance presents guest artists Nathan Jorgensen, saxophone, and Aaron Ragsdale, percussion.

October 27, 2017
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The department of music and dance presents the High School and Collegiate Choral Festival.

October 28, 2017
5:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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