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    Don't leave those talents at home - make them part of your UMass experience!
    We have a wide range of ensembles, open to all UMass & Five College students by friendly audition.   More >

    Play an instrument? Love to sing?

    Don't leave those talents at home - make them part of your UMass experience!
    We have a wide range of ensembles, open to all UMass & Five College students by friendly audition.   More >

  • Music at UMass

    The Music Program at UMass Amherst provides over 200 performance and concert opportunities, 17 instrumental ensembles, 6 vocal ensembles, and student solo and studio recital series. More..

    Music at UMass

    The Music Program at UMass Amherst provides over 200 performance and concert opportunities, 17 instrumental ensembles, 6 vocal ensembles, and student solo and studio recital series. More..

  • Dance at UMass

    We seek to prepare students in both the technical & theoretical aspects of dance. The Dance Program offers BFA & BA degree tracks, and places equal emphasis on the idioms of ballet, modern dance, and jazz. More..

    Dance at UMass

    We seek to prepare students in both the technical & theoretical aspects of dance. The Dance Program offers BFA & BA degree tracks, and places equal emphasis on the idioms of ballet, modern dance, and jazz. More..

  • Apply & Audition: Music or Dance

    Interested in joining the Music or Dance program? Find out more about our degree offerings and audition process.

    Apply & Audition: Music or Dance

    Interested in joining the Music or Dance program? Find out more about our degree offerings and audition process.

News

Downbeat Magazine Awards UMass Jazz Students with National Honors

April 26, 2019

Two solo artists – Grace McKay and Matt Twaddle – and a jazz combo – the UMass Odd Meters Combo ­– from the Jazz & African-American Music Studies Program at UMass Amherst's Department of Music & Dance received awards in Downbeat Magazine’s 2019 Student Music Awards.

UMass Jazz Professor Fumi Tomita Has New Book and CD

April 25, 2019

It’s been a busy month for Fumi Tomita, Assistant Professor of Jazz and String Bass in the Music & Dance Department. His new book, The Jazz Rhythm Section: A Manual for Band Directors, was published by Rowman & Littlefield and at almost the same time, his newest CD, The Elephant Vanishes: Jazz Interpretations of the Short Stories of Haruki Murakami was released by OA2 Records.

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Events

Jul
10

Club Jazz in July, Week 1

UMass Campus Center, Marriott Center, 11th floor
7:00 pm

Jul
11

Jazz in July All Star Concert, Week 1

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

Jul
12

Jazz Futures Concert, Week 1

Bezanson Recital Hall
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Jul
17

Club Jazz in July, Week 2

UMass Campus Center, Marriott Center, 11th floor
7:00 pm

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Jazz in July, 7/8-7/19
Jazz in July at UMass, July 8-19

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