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18
Apr
7:30 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists
Guest Artists: Lucia Stavros Trio plus Jonathan Krushell
Lucia Stavros

Bezanson Recital Hall; Free

Lucia Stavros, harp, vocals; Riccardo Belletta, drums; Mark Stewart, electric bass

Plus singer-songwriter Jonathan Krushell

14
Apr
11:30 am - 3:00 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists,
Special Events,
Symposium
Bassoon Day at UMass 2024
portrat of Kristin Wolfe Jensen holding a bassoon

Bezanson Recital Hall; Free

Rémy Taghavi, UMass faculty host
Kristin Wolfe Jensen, guest artist

13
Apr
4:30 pm ET
Music,
Chamber Music,
Choral,
Guest Artists
Guest Vocal Ensemble: The New Consort + UMass Chamber Choir
The New Consort vocal group

Bezanson Recital Hall; Free

With the UMass Chamber Choir
E. Wayne Abercrombie, Chamber Choir conductor
Brian Mummert, The New Consort artistic director

09
Apr
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm ET
Music,
Dance,
Chamber Music,
Faculty Performance,
Guest Artists,
Jazz,
Lectures,
Receptions,
Special Events
Y3K Awakening - Celebrating spring with 4 earth-inspired music, dance, talk events
Awakening image

Y3K: Awakening celebrates spring with 4 earth-inspired music, dance & talk events at the Design Building Atrium. Refreshments served at 5:30pm.

31
Mar
7:30 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists
Guest Artist: Claudia Anderson, flute
Claudia Anderson, flute

7:30pm, Concert Room 44, Bromery Center for the Arts

Glass Ceilings: Music as Social Catalyst, for solo flutes and electronics

Music by Claudia Anderson, Eve Beglarian, Lisa Bost-Sandberg, Ali Ryerson & Allison Loggins-Hull

30
Mar
Mar 30 9:00 am - Mar 31 9:00 pm ET (Multiday)
Music,
Guest Artists,
Special Events
2024 Western Mass Flute Festival
portrait of Rachel Woolf, holding a flute

Cobus du Toit, host/coordinator

Guest artists: Rachel Woolf (Sat.) & Claudia Anderson (Sun. eve)

28
Mar
7:30 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists
Guest Artist: Seychelle Dunn-Corbin, baritone saxophone
Seychelle Dunn-Corbin, baritone saxophone

With Adam Merrill, piano
DEEP VOICE: Music by Yusef Lateef, William Grant Still, Eugene Bozza & others

15
Mar
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
Music,
Chamber Music,
Guest Artists,
Jazz,
Lectures,
Workshops
Masterclass: The Queen's Cartoonists

Masterclass for UMass students by the renowned group "The Queen's Cartoonists"

14
Mar
7:00 pm ET
Dance,
Guest Artists,
Lectures
Dance Greats on Zoom - Jennifer Harge

A Talk with Jennifer Harge, an artist and educator rooted in the legacies and futures of Black experimental performance and Black spiritual traditions, using movement as an organizing principle.

05
Mar
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists,
Piano
Guest Artist: Terri Sánchez, flute with Steven Beck, piano

Music by Sánchez, Clarke, Schoenfield, Paganini, Colquhoun & Milhaud

03
Mar
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ET
Music,
Chamber Music,
Faculty Performance,
Guest Artists
Guest Artist Concert: Da Capo Chamber Players

A performance by the Da Capo Chamber Players.

Free and open to the public.

01
Mar
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists,
Piano,
Lectures
Guest Artist Concert: Elizabeth Morgan, piano

Lecture/Recital of music by female composers including Ruth Crawford, Amy Beach, Joan Tower & others

29
Feb
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ET
Music,
Faculty Performance,
Guest Artists,
Opera
Guest Artist: Joel Burcham, tenor with Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano & Nikki Stoia, piano

Joel Burcham, tenor, performs with UMass faculty member Jamie-Rose Guarrine, soprano and Nikki Stoia, piano

27
Feb
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists
Guest Artist Concert: Andrea Tofanelli, trumpet

With Jazz Ensemble I, jazz faculty & faculty trumpeter Eric Berlin

Featuring Jeff Holmes’ Suite for Four Trumpets & Rhythm Section and big band arrangements Stevie’s Wonders, Chameleon & 5th Mahler Street

24
Feb
All Day
Music,
Guest Artists,
Jazz,
Special Events,
Symposium
41st Annual New England Saxophone Symposium & Competition

The Department of Music and Dance and UMass Fine Arts Center present the 41st Annual Saxophone Symposium, featuring guests, Steven Banks (classical, with Xak Bjerken, piano) and Erica von Kleist (jazz).

18
Feb
8:00 am - 3:30 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists,
Special Events,
Workshops
CLARIconNEcT: UMass Clarinet Day

Focus on Chamber Music: Play with the Pros!  Opportunities to play and connect with DECODA members in all-clarinet chamber groups and the CLARIconNEcT Choir. Plus, performances and masterclasses for the pre-formed chamber groups; guest artists concert at 2pm.

15
Feb
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ET
Guest Artists,
Music
Guest Artist Concert: Peter Steiner, trombone

Italian trombonist Peter Steiner’s playing has been described as “beautifully controlled with a vocal sound” and he is recognized around the world as “a new trombone star within his generation” who “plays with total control.” In 2019 he was honoured as a Prize Winner at the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia.

13
Feb
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists,
Lectures
Guest Artist Concert: Fred Sienkiewicz, trumpet

Lecture/Recital on the life & trumpet works of Alexander Arutiunian, with Tom Weaver on piano

13
Nov
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists
Guest Artist Concert: Kris Danielsen, trombone & Nikki Stoia, piano

"Tales and Dances" Featuring works by Jørgensen, Gulino, Mollá, Peaslee, and Piazzolla

Dr. Kristoffer Danielsen is a freelance trombonist and educator active throughout New England.

16
Oct
10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists
Guest Masterclass: Lynn Chang, violin

Professor of Violin, Boston Conservatory at Berklee

13
Oct
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ET
Music,
Chamber Music,
Guest Artists
Guest Artist Concert: Louisville Brass

Founded in 1993, Louisville Brass is the resident brass chamber ensemble at the University of Louisville School of Music.

12
Oct
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm ET
Music,
Guest Artists
Guest Artist: William Lang, trombone with Nikki Stoia, piano

Featuring music by Saint-Saëns, Hildegaard, von Weber, Zoe Cutler, Arvo Pärt & Xenia St. Charles Iris Llyllyth

27
Sep
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET
Dance,
Guest Artists
Dance Greats on Zoom: Tara Brown BFA'13

An online discussion with UMass BFA dance alumna Tara Brown. Dance students and alumni are welcome to join; please contact Dance Program administrator Cathy Maclutsky at cmaclutsky@dance.umass.edu for the Zoom link.

21
Sep
Sep 21 10:00 am - Sep 25 3:20 pm ET (Multiday)
Dance,
Guest Artists,
Special Events,
Symposium,
Workshops
Werk Related: Chicago Footwork Conference

Featuring several guest artists and scholars from the Chicago Footwork diaspora, sharing their expertise and personal histories with CF through workshops, a panel discussion, lectures, a party and a dance battle.

16
Sep
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm ET
Music,
Faculty Performance,
Guest Artists,
Percussion
Guest & Faculty Concert: Lukas Böhm & Ayano Kataoka, percussion

UMass Percussion professor Ayano Kataoka and Visiting Professor Lukas Böhm perform solos and duos as part of the 2023 UMass Percussion Day.