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  • 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.

    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.

  • 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.

    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.

  • Apply and Audition for Music or Dance!



    Interested in joining the Music or Dance program? Find out more about our degree offerings and audition process.

    Apply and Audition for Music or Dance!



    Interested in joining the Music or Dance program? Find out more about our degree offerings and audition process.

  • Welcome Morihiko! UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra



    Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 7:30pm marks the debut of our new Director of Orchestral Activities, Morihiko Nakahara, including Brahms' beloved Symphony No. 2 and the Dvořák Cello Concerto with faculty cellist Edward Arron.   Info/Tickets

    Welcome Morihiko! UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra



    Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 7:30pm marks the debut of our new Director of Orchestral Activities, Morihiko Nakahara, including Brahms' beloved Symphony No. 2 and the Dvořák Cello Concerto with faculty cellist Edward Arron.   Info/Tickets

News

UMass Music & Dance to Host High School, College Choral Festival

October 28, 2017

UMass hosts this year’s High School and Collegiate Choral Festival, a performance of honors choirs under the auspices of the Massachusetts chapter of the American Choral Directors Association.

UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Band to Present Late-October Concerts

October 23, 2017

On Monday, October 23, the UMass Symphony Band, under the direction of Matthew Westgate, will present their first concert of the fall semester.

On Wednesday, October 25, the department will present the debut of Morihiko Nakahara as conductor of the UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra.

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Faculty Opening: Assistant Professor, Studio Clarinet (pdf)     Apply

Music & Dance Staff Opening: Director of Recruitment, Admissions & Career Planning

Download a pdf of our Fanfare magazine or Fall '17 Event Calendar brochure.

Tuesday Morning Recital Program: 10/24/17

Want to schedule a recital or event or sign up for the Tuesday AM Recital?  It's in the Resources section under Academics.

 

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