The Scarlet Professor: Cast Member Interviews

September 13, 2017

The Scarlet Professor, a new opera based on the book by Barry Werth, opens this weekend at Smith College’s Theater 14. Two of the five productions (9/23 at 8pm, 9/24 at 3pm) feature a Young Artist cast consisting of Five College students.

New CD featuring UMass Amherst trumpeter Eric Berlin released by Naxos

September 11, 2017

True Colors, a jazz-tinged work in two movements composed for UMass trumpet Professor Eric Berlin and the Albany Symphony Orchestra by award-winning composer George Tsontakis, has been released by Naxos Records.

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Faculty Concert: A Charlie Haden Retrospective

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm


Guest Artist Concert: Cory Mixdorf, trombone

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm


Centenary Concert: The Music of Philip Bezanson

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

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

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Fall Concert Highlights:
Fredric Cohen 30th Anniv. Concert, Sept. 26
Centenary Concert: Music of Philip Bezanson, Oct. 1
43rd Annual Multiband Pops, Oct. 20
Symphony Orchestra: Welcome Morihiko!, Oct. 25
University Dancers, Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 2
Choral Concert: Holiday Card to Amherst, Dec. 9
And so much more!

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