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Celestial Graces: A Remembrance of Nadine Shank

January 12, 2021

On Sunday, Jan. 31 at 3 PM, the Department presents a virtual concert featuring beloved long-time piano professor Nadine Shank, who passed away in October, along with current and former colleagues and students.

Jazz Faculty Tom Giampietro Releases CD on Ear Up Records

December 18, 2020

UMass jazz faculty Thomas Giampietro has released a CD, A Thru-Composed Life, with Giampietro on drums, Jonathan Kreisberg, guitar; Gary Versace, organ and guest trumpeter Ingrid Jensen.

New CD by UMass Wind Ensemble Released on MSR Classics

December 17, 2020

MSR Classics has released a CD, Quicksilver, by the UMass Wind Ensemble, led by Matthew Westgate, featuring world premiere recordings of three works, with soloists Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, saxophone and the late Nadine Shank, piano.

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Faculty Recital: Kathryn Lockwood, viola

Livestream via YouTube
7:30 pm


Dance Program Open House, Spring '21

Online via Zoom
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Open letter from Chair Macchia
to the UMass Music & Dance community

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CLARIconNEcT: Clarinet Day, Feb. 21

Dance Conference: Beyond the Proscenium, Mar 13

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