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Music & Dance Department

Mailing address, Dance Program:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Dance Program, 11 Totman Building
30 Eastman Lane
Amherst, MA 01003-9258

Music Program:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fine Arts Center, Room 273 East
151 President's Drive, Ofc 1
Amherst, MA 01003-9300

Chair, Music & Dance Dept:
Roberta M. Marvin
Fine Arts Center, Room 273 East
(413) 545-0311

Dance Program
Cathleen Maclutsky, Administrative Assistant
11 Totman Building
(413) 545-6064

Thomas Vacanti, Director of Dance Program
11 Totman Building
(413) 545-4078

Totman Building is in the northern end of campus, near the Northeast, Sylvan & North Residential Areas and the intersection of N. Pleasant Street and Eastman Lane. See Visiting the Dance Department box below for useful links.

Music Program
Reception Desk:

Fine Arts Center, Room 273 East
Phone: (413) 545-2227
Fax: (413) 545-2092
Regular Office hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Christina Gray, Undergraduate Admin. Asst.

Denise Cuddeback, Graduate Admin. Asst.
(413) 545-0311

Colleen Wetzel, Business Manager
(413) 545-0070, FAC Rm. 285

Sabrina Flagg, Facilities & Scheduling  Coordinator; Business Ofc. Asst.
270 FAC, (413) 545-9987

Publicity Office, FAC Rm. 267
Matt Longhi, Publicity & Marketing Director
(413) 545-0018
Eric Roth, Website Manager & Publicity Asst.
(413) 577-2154

Undergraduate Advisor
Nikki Stoia, Assoc. Dean of Advising for CHFA & Chief Undergraduate Advisor
251 Fine Arts Center
(413) 545-2227


Admissions/Financial Aid

Dance Department Admissions
Please contact:
Cathleen A. Maclutsky
(413) 545-6064

Undergraduate Admissions Office
University of Massachusetts Amherst
37 Mather Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-9291
Tel: (413) 545-0222

Graduate Admissions Office
University of Massachusetts
530 Goodell Building
140 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003-9333
(413) 545-0722

Financial Aid Services
255 Whitmore Building
Box 38230
Amherst, MA 01003-8230
(413) 545-0801


Minuteman Marching Band
Timothy T. Anderson, Director
Eliza Frasier, Admin. Asst.
(413) 545-3410
George N. Parks Marching Band Building
Administration Rms. 207, 208

Visiting the Dance Department

We welcome visits by prospective dance students and their families and can arrange meetings with faculty and students, attendance at classes and rehearsals, and tours. Please contact the Dance Area (Cathy Maclutsky, 413-545-6064) in advance to schedule an appointment.

Useful Visitor Links:
Directions to Dance Dept. (pdf)
Campus Map showing Totman (pdf)
UMass Amherst Visitors Center
UMass Travel Directions
Parking Information
Campus Tours
Campus Map
Area Lodging

Dance Department