9:30am-12noon: Rehearsals of the Alumni Band, Chorus & Orchestra
12:30pm-2pm: Enjoy a BUFFET LUNCHEON in the Campus Center Auditorium with current & former faculty Includes presentations with many past & present faculty & student images. To attend luncheon, you must purchase tickets. 413-545-2511 or ONLINE.
2-4pm: Free time to enjoy the campus
4pm: Performances by the Alumni Band, Chorus & Orchestra in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
Conductors: Timothy Anderson, Brandon Keith Brown, Thom Hannum, James Patrick Miller, Tony Thornton
Guest Conductors: E. Wayne Abercrombie, John Jenkins, Malcolm W. Rowell
No charge to participate in the Alumni Celebrations (charge for the Luncheon, click to pay online)
Ugandan Suite: Salles, composer/arranger Inspired by Ugandan traditional music & the five most powerful jungle animals with Jeffrey W. Holmes, trumpet; Damascus Kafumbe, traditional instruments; Rogerio Boccato, percussion; Nando Michelin, piano; Keala Kaumeheiwa, bass; Bertram Lehmann, drums
Pre-recital Lecture 3pm, Damascus Kafumbe
Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors
MUSIC THEORY SPEAKERS' SERIES Poundie Burstein, City University of New York
Neo-Kochian Theory and Mid-18th Century Sonata-Form Exposition
Bio: Poundie Burstein's primary areas of interest include Schenkerian analysis & form studies. In addition to his scholarly work, he has performed extensively as a pianist for comedy improvisation groups in the NYC area. He has also taught at Mannes College, Columbia University, Queens College, and help an endowed chair at University of Alabama in 2010. In 1995 he received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the New School University, and in 2008 he received the Outstanding Publication Award from the Society of Music Theory (SMT). He is currently the President of SMT.