Applications for admission to the university are available at the Admissions web page or by contacting the UMass Amherst Admissions Center at @email.

Contact Information

  • Nathaniel Gowen, Dept. Admissions Director: @email or 413-545-6048
  • Graduate admission inquiries: Nicole Avakian, Graduate Student Coordinator: @email or 413-545-0311
  • Dance admission inquiries: Cathleen Maclutsky, Dance Program Coordinator: @email or 413-545-6064

Check the Visit Us page for information on how to navigate to or arrange a visit of the Department of Music and Dance.

Please see the Music Faculty or Dance Faculty pages for the full faculty listings, bios, and contact information.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, or veteran status, in any aspect of the admission or treatment of students or in employment.