Music
The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Wind Ensemble and UMass Concert Band in "Of Hard and Soft Edges", directed by Matthew Westgate and Timothy T. Anderson.

December 4, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Percussion Ensemble and UMass Symphony Band, directed by Ayano Kataoka and Matthew Westgate.

December 6, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of Jeffrey W. Holmes, performing new student and faculty works plus seasonal favorites.

December 7, 2017
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents "Holiday Card to Amherst", featuring the UMass Chamber Choir, Chorale, Women's & Recital Choirs, conducted by Tony Thornton and Stephen A. Paparo.

December 9, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Catherine Jensen-Hole.

December 10, 2017
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, directed by Morihiko Nakahara and featuring Joshua Michal, horn soloist.

December 11, 2017
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Chapel Jazz and Jazz Lab Ensembles, directed by Thomas Giampietro, Dann Friedman and Zack Bartolomei.

December 12, 2017
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Since their first performance in 1977, Helias (bass),  Hemingway (drums) and Anderson (trombone) have had a profound impact on creative music. 

February 11, 2018
8:00 pm

Old Chapel

The Message's swingin', hard-bop tradition is coming to Bowker Auditorium on Thursday, February 22nd, 2017. The Message consists of former Jazz Messengers, the banner under which Art Blakey organized some of the most iconic bands in jazz history.

February 22, 2018
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

The Venice-based orchestra specializes in vibrant, even daring performances of music by one of its city's native sons, Antonio Vivaldi.

March 1, 2018
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

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