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Oct 7, 2020
Music Haven

Music, Community Engagement, & Social Action: Music Haven

Online
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Music Haven empowers and connects young people through exceptional tuition-free music education, mentoring, and performance by our resident musicians in the heart of New Haven, giving all kids a chance to play. Members of the Haven String Quartet speak about the program.

Register here. Event will also be viewable on YouTube Live. (Stream will appear on the channel just before 7)

Oct 21, 2020
Rachel Forbes

Music, Community Engagement, & Social Action: Project STEP

Online
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Project STEP (String Training and Education Program) was founded in 1982 to rectify the vast underrepresentation of certain racial and ethnic minorities in classical music. STEP’s mission is to address this imbalance by identifying talented young musicians from communities that are historically underrepresented in classical music and providing them with long‐term, rigorous music and string instrument instruction.

Register here. Event will also be viewable on YouTube Live.

Oct 24, 2020

Voice Area Open House & Mock Auditions 2020

Online
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Welcome to the UMass Voice Area Open House and Mock Auditions, held on Zoom this year.

Join us for a panel discussion, Q & A segment, & mock auditions with faculty feedback.

Please fill out the short Registration form to receive the Zoom link.

Oct 26, 2020
Felipe Salles revisits the New Immigrant Experience

Felipe Salles Revisits The New Immigrant Experience

Online
4:00 pm

Professor of Saxophone Felipe Salles revisits his multimedia orchestral jazz work “The New Immigrant Experience” as part of the Kennedy Center’s “Arts Across America” online performance series. Fine Arts Center event page

Oct 27, 2020

Pianist Gilles Vonsattel performs Debussy "Images"

Livestream, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
7:30 pm

The Art of Interpretation: Debussy's Images

Livestream of performance by Assoc. Prof. of Piano Gilles Vonsattel

Paid event through Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Live on Tues. Oct. 27 at 7:30pm and available on demand through Nov. 10.

Oct 28, 2020
Michelle Painter

Music, Community Engagement, & Social Action: Alumni Focus

Online
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

The first part of the session will feature Michelle Painter, MM '12 from the Florida Orchestra. 

The second half will feature Hannah van der Swaagh, MM'10 and Kokoe Tanaka, former teachers at Bronx Global Learning Institute for Girls. 

Register here.

Oct 29, 2020 - Dec 2, 2020
UMass Dancers at the University Museum of Contemporary Art

Dance Program Open House, Fall '20

Online
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Welcome to the UMass Dance Program Open House!
Thurs. Oct. 29 or Wed. Dec. 2, 2020

We have curated an Open House for prospective dance majors, including high school juniors and seniors, transfers and current UMass students. You will interact with dance majors and faculty, receive a program overview, Q&A and tour of our facilities.