Music
The popular free concert series Downtown Beats, presented by the Amherst Business Improvement District, returns to Kendrick Park for a series of four concerts.

July 16—August 6, 2015, Thursdays 5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Kendrick Park
The Amherst Business Improvement District in collaboration with Tim Anderson, director of the UMass Minuteman marching band, is thrilled to announce the launch of three Amherst Community Band Concerts this summer.

July 17, 2015 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
August 14, 2015 6:00 pm-7:30 pm

Sweetser Park
Five College New Music Festival features music by Five College composers Dan Warner, Kate Soper, Eric Sawyer, David Sanford and Salvatore Macchia.

September 11, 2015
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Five College New Music Festival: Premieres, a concert featuring the winner of the Five College Composers Competition, Polina Nazaykinskaya, and the presentation of new works for violin duo.

September 12, 2015
2:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Five College New Music Festival features electro-acoustic music by Jazer Giles, Salvatore Macchia, Jennifer R. Ellis, Judith Shatin and Christine Hedden.

September 12, 2015
4:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

This New Music Festival performance features composers Stockhausen and Kirchner and music from Singapore.

September 12, 2015
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Five College New Music Festival, The Grand Tradition, features music by Donald Martino, Arnold Schoenberg, Olivier Messiaen and Pierre Boulez.

September 13, 2015
3:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Faculty recital by Marjorie Melnick, mezzo-soprano, and guest Jerry Noble, piano.

September 20, 2015
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Faculty Recital: Heading South, featuring Eric Berlin, trumpet, and Nadine Shank, piano.

September 20, 2015
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Faculty recital by Greg Spiridopoulos, trombone, and Nikki Stoia, piano.

September 21, 2015
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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