Music
This festival, located next to the campus pond, will host musical performances, artists, spoken word and more, all day, all free of charge.

September 25, 2016
10:00 am-6:00 pm

Campus Pond Lawn
Trumpeter and composer Wadada Leo Smith, one of the most influential musicians of our time, performs with pianist Vijay Iyer. The 2016 release of “A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke” is the first documentation of their duo work.

September 27, 2016
8:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The concert features a fast-paced showcase of more than ten Wind, Brass, Orchestral, Choral, Percussion and Dance Ensembles, plus the Minuteman Marching Band.

September 30, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

Noa Even and Phil Pierick, saxophones, perform music by Kate Soper, David Coll, Felipe Lara and others.

October 5, 2016
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet, performs music by Brahms, Etezady and a new work by Salvatore Macchia.

October 6, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Nadine Shank, piano, performs with Hannah Berube, Angela Space, John Salvi, Estella Olevsky, Jonathan Swift and David Nielsen.

October 9, 2016
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The UMass Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band open their 2016-2017 season with music that encourages you to travel. Symphony Band opens the concert with a journey across America and the Wind Ensemble takes you “away” to exotic Greece, Scotland, Bohemia, and South Carolina, with electronics.

October 14, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

"You have never heard anything like this before - because nothing like it has existed until now."

October 14, 2016
8:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Jazz Ensemble I and Chapel Jazz Ensemble perform under the direction of Jeffrey W. Holmes and Felipe Salles.

October 18, 2016
7:30 pm

Bowker Auditorium

Jazz Lab Ensemble, performing with the Graduate Jazz Composers Ensemble, is directed by Nate Gowem.

October 20, 2016
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Pages