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Upcoming Events

String Day

Fine Arts Center | Music Wing
9:00am

Welcoming string players to our chamber orchestras: Opus 4, Junior participants; Opus 3, Intermediate; Opus 2, Senior and parents/teachers. Music reading & discussion culminate in 1:30pm concert.
Kathryn Lockwood, director

Register by Feb. 12: $25 lunch included, OR day of: $35 lunch not included
umass.edu/stringday or stringdayumass@gmail.com

 

Location: Fine Arts Center | Music Wing

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First Sunday Concert Series: Ensemble Musica Humana

Renaissance Center | Reading Room
2:00pm

Ensemble Musica Humana performs a program of Michael Praetorius, Musae Sioniae, and instrumental Terpsichore dances.

Location: Renaissance Center | Reading Room

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Anniversary Recital

Fine Arts Center | Bezanson Recital Hall
4:00pm

Celebrating the 90th birthday of Charles Bestor & 45th anniversary of Olevsky’s Amherst debut. Featuring Estela Olevsky, piano, Professor Emerita. Schubert, Albeniz, Charles Bestor, Robert Stern & others.

Location: Fine Arts Center | Bezanson Recital Hall

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Wind Ensemble

Fine Arts Center | Concert Hall
8:00pm

Featuring James Shetler, conductor  (Conducting Masters Recital); Kathryn Salfelder, Composer-in-Residence; Commando March – Samuel Barber; Huntingtower Ballad for Band – Ottorino Respighi; Consort for Ten Winds – Robert Spittal; Crossing Parallels -Kathryn Salfelder; The Thunderer – John Philip Sousa; After "The Thunderer" – Ira Hearshen.

Location: Fine Arts Center | Concert Hall

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Infinity Mirror

Herter Hall | East Gallery
(All day)

A painting exhibition curated by UMass MFA alumnus Sean Greene, featuring recent works by Sean Greene, Warren Isensee, Xylor Jane, Gary Petersen, and Nichole Van Beek. Each of the five contemporary painters demonstrate a unique affinity for color, geometry, and repetition. Using modest means, the skill and technique they bring to their task underscores the variety of ways that painting can be employed to engage and challenge modernist conventions with respect to abstract painting.

Reception on March 3, 4:00-6:00pm.

Location: Herter Hall | East Gallery

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Flora and Schema

Herter Hall | West Gallery
(All day)

An exhibition by Korean-born artist Jieun Shin, also a UMass MFA alumnus, in which she exploring themes of ‘cultural dislocation’ and ‘estrangement’ in the context of our increasingly hybrid visual culture.

Reception March 3rd, 4-6pm.

Location: Herter Hall | West Gallery

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Book Signing Party!

New Africa House | Augusta Savage Gallery
6:30pm

A book signing celebration of SOS - Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader, edited by John H. Bracey Jr., Sonia Sanchez, and James Smethurst. Featuring The New Africa House Ensemble with guest appearance by Sonia Sanchez. Followed by a discussion with John Bracey, Sonia Sanchez, and James Smethurst.

Location: New Africa House | Augusta Savage Gallery

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Infinity Mirror

Herter Hall | East Gallery
(All day)

A painting exhibition curated by UMass MFA alumnus Sean Greene, featuring recent works by Sean Greene, Warren Isensee, Xylor Jane, Gary Petersen, and Nichole Van Beek. Each of the five contemporary painters demonstrate a unique affinity for color, geometry, and repetition. Using modest means, the skill and technique they bring to their task underscores the variety of ways that painting can be employed to engage and challenge modernist conventions with respect to abstract painting.

Reception on March 3, 4:00-6:00pm.

Location: Herter Hall | East Gallery

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