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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 & 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.

News

Music Teachers National Association student winners!

December 05, 2017

Winners from the UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance included Emily Kaplan, a student in Cobus du Toit’s Flute Studio, and the UMass Saxophone Quartet, featuring Nicholas Suosso, Nick Biagini, Javier Torrens, and Peter da Silva under the direction of Jonathan Hulting-Cohen.

Jazz Concerts in December!

December 04, 2017

On Dec. 7 (Jazz Ensemble I), 10 (Vocal Jazz) and 12 (Chapel & Jazz Lab), the Department of Music & Dance presents concerts by ensembles from their Jazz and African-American Music Studies program.

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Events

Jan
23

Faculty Concert: Music to Warm Up By

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

Jan
24

U.S. Coast Guard Chamber Players

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

Jan
25

Faculty Jazz Concert

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

Jan
28
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Faculty Opening: Assistant Professor, Studio Clarinet (pdf) - Apply

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

Tuesday Morning Recital Program: 12/12/17
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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Winter-Spring Highlights:
String Day, Feb. 4
Opera Workshop, Feb, 16, 17, 18
Jazz Showcase, March 1
Orchestra with Gilles Vonsattel, March 8
Saxophone Festival, April 14
Choirs in Symphony Hall, April 28
 

And so much more!

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