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  • 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.

  • Don't miss Multiband Pops, our spectacular showcase on Oct. 19!

    Fifteen of our finest jazz, orchestral, band, choral, percussion and dance ensembles perform in quick succession at our most popular event of the year, including the incomparable Minuteman Marching Band.  Fri. 10/19, 7:30 in Concert Hall 
    More info     Get Tickets

    Don't miss Multiband Pops, our spectacular showcase on Oct. 19!

    Fifteen of our finest jazz, orchestral, band, choral, percussion and dance ensembles perform in quick succession at our most popular event of the year, including the incomparable Minuteman Marching Band.  Fri. 10/19, 7:30 in Concert Hall 
    More info     Get Tickets

  • 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

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

    Dance at UMass

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

News

UMass Jazz Program Lauded as "Gem" by Downbeat Magazine

September 17, 2018

The October Education issue recognizes UMass Amherst as one of five top University jazz programs. In the article, Jazz Program director Jeffrey W. Holmes discusses the diverse nature and history of the UMass program.

Robert Stern Passes Away at 84

August 31, 2018

Wednesday, Aug. 29th marked the passing of composer and distinguished professor emeritus Robert Stern at age 84.

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Events

Sep
26

Research in Music Series: A Talk by Owen Belcher

Old Chapel Conference Room - FREE
12:20 pm

Sep
26

Faculty Concert: Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet

Bezanson Recital Hall - FREE
7:30 pm

Sep
30

Faculty Concert: William Hite, tenor

Bezanson Recital Hall - FREE
4:00 pm

Oct
01

Guest Artist Concert: Michael Walker, horn

Bezanson Recital Hall - FREE
7:30 pm

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