Music Performance
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, 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

The United States Coast Guard Chamber Players perform in concert.

September 25, 2015
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A band that plays the hot trad  jazz and sultry standards of the 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s with a Parisian front woman and a dash of New Orleans sound.

September 26, 2015
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Chamber Seating

Faculty recital by Jeff Holmes & Friends celebrating Billie Holiday and Billy Strayhorn.

September 27, 2015
4:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

A faculty recital, The Songs of Virgil Thomson, will be performed by tenor William Hite and guest Linda Osborn, piano.

October 3, 2015
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

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