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UMass Music & Dance Remembers Nadine Shank

October 20, 2020

On Thursday, October 8, beloved Professor of Piano Nadine Shank passed away at age 65. Nadine was on leave from her duties at UMass following her May diagnosis with sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a rare and incurable form of rapidly progressive dementia.

Felipe Salles Featured in Kennedy Center Series

October 20, 2020

As part of its current “Arts Across America” online performance series, the Kennedy Center will present UMass Department of Music & Dance professor Felipe Salles in a performance titled “Revisiting The New Immigrant Experience” on Monday, October 26 at 4 p.m.  Fine Arts Center event page

Fall 2020 Info for Music & Dance Students

August 25, 2020

Information for music & dance students on classes, ensembles, and expectations of students for fall 2020. Music students, also see Building Protocols & Procedures page.

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Open letter from Chair Macchia
to the UMass Music & Dance community

Speaker Series: Music, Community Engagement & Social Action

Herald Emeritus Fanfare video
Jazz Studies video (new!)

String Studies video
Legacy Concert honoring Frederick Tillis - highlights
Trombone Choir
Mini-concert by Gilles Vonsattel, piano

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