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75th Anniversary logo
Thank you to all the Alumni who participated in our special celebration!

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POSITION OPENINGS (click for pdf):
Director of Wind Studies/Conductor of Wind Ensembles

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UPCOMING CONCERTS: (Click for full WEB CALENDAR)

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Five College Collegium

April 16  Wednesday  7:30pm  
Abbey Chapel, Mt. Holyoke College
FIVE COLLEGE COLLEGIUM
Spring Returns!

Robert Eisenstein, director

Beyond Compère: Music of the French Renaissance
Mass movements, motets and chansons by Compère, Mouton, Crequillon and Manchicourt performed by voices and Renaissance winds.

Free & open to the public


April 16 Wed. 8pm  Bowker Auditorium
BRASS FEST
Eric Berlin, John Bottomley, Laura Klock & Greg Spiridopoulos, directors

Trumpet & Tuba/Euphonium Ensembles; Brass, Horn & Trombone Choirs perform Wagner, Britten, Grieg, Mahler & others

Free & open to the public

Brass Choir


Allyss Haecker

April 17  Thursday  8pm  
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
WIND ENSEMBLE
James Patrick Miller, conductor
Guest artists: Allyss Haecker, soprano (pictured) & Arthur Haecker, conductor & trombonist

Music by Frank Ticheli, Gabriel Fauré, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Jayce Ogren & Paul Hindemith

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April 18  Friday  1:25pm   FAC Room 44
MUSIC THEORY SPEAKERS' SERIES
Guest: Poundie Burstein,
Distinguished Professor, City University of New York

Neo-Kochian Theory and Mid-18th Century Sonata-Form Exposition

Free & open to the public

Poundie Burstein


Symphony Band

April 22 Tues. 8pm  Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
SYMPHONY BAND & PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
James Patrick Miller & Ayano Kataoka, directors

Music by John Barnes Chance, Joseph Wilcox Jenkins, Dana Wilson, George Antheil's Ballet Mécanique & Percy Grainger's Lincolnshire Posy

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April 23  Wed.  8pm  Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA
Tian Hui Ng, conductor

Amanda Hall, guest soprano

Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs & Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op.73

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University Orchestra

Ticketed concerts:
Free for Music/Dance majors or minors (except special events)
$3 for UMass Amherst students (except Dance concerts)
$5 for other students, seniors & children under 18
$10 for general public
Box Office 413-545-2511 or usually available at the door
Online Ticketing page: fac.umass.edu/MusicandDance

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OFF-CAMPUS PERFORMANCES

Minuteman Marching Band, Timothy T. Anderson, director
Thomas Hannum, associate director
Macy's Thankgiving Day Parade
New York City, November 28, 2013

5th Annual Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conference, Dallas
January 8-11, 2014
UMass Amherst Jazz Nonet, Jan 11, 12 noon, Conservatory Stage
Student Composition Showcase
, Jan 11, 2pm, Pegasus Ballroom, includes September Again by winning composer & JAAMS student Lucas Apostoleris
Jeffrey W. Holmes
with Earl MacDonald & the Jazz Education All-Stars,
Jan. 10, 12 noon, Inspirations Stage
Jazz & African-American Studies Music Program has a booth (#410) with Jazz in July.

Chamber Choir, Tony Thornton, conductor
At the Eastern Div. Conference, American Choral Directors Association,
Baltimore, February 5-8, 2014
www.acdaeast.org

UMass Amherst Symphony Band, James Patrick Miller, conductor
At the College Band Directors Assoc. Eastern Div. Conference
New England Conservatory, Boston, March 6, 2014
With guests: percussionist Michael Burritt; composers Gunther Schuller & Daniel Nelson; conductors Heidi Johanna Miller, Robert Franzblau & Timothy T. Anderson

 

  

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FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS:
Here is a Video about the Music Program at UMass Amherst

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