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  • Apply & Audition: Music or Dance


    Interested in joining the Music or Dance program? Find out more about our degree offerings and audition process.

    Apply & Audition: Music or Dance


    Interested in joining the Music or Dance program? Find out more about our degree offerings and audition process.

  • Music at UMass


    The Music Program provides over 200 performance and concert opportunities, many instrumental and vocal ensembles, and student solo and studio recital series. More=>

    Music at UMass


    The Music Program provides over 200 performance and concert opportunities, many instrumental and vocal ensembles, and student solo and studio recital series. More=>

  • Dance at UMass


    We seek to prepare students in both the technical & theoretical aspects of dance. The Dance Program offers BFA & BA degree tracks, and places equal emphasis on the idioms of ballet, modern dance, and jazz. More =>

    Dance at UMass


    We seek to prepare students in both the technical & theoretical aspects of dance. The Dance Program offers BFA & BA degree tracks, and places equal emphasis on the idioms of ballet, modern dance, and jazz. More =>

News

UMass To Host Virtual Concert by Renowned Vocal Ensemble La Compagnia del Madrigale

May 05, 2021

“Tasso at Ferrara” airs May 15, 2pm; features settings of Torquato Tasso’s poetry by late-Renaissance composers. Watch=>

Juilliard Awards Full Scholarship to UMass Voice Student Natalie Lewis

May 04, 2021

Natalie Lewis ’21, a voice student in the Music & Dance Department, has recently been awarded a Kovner Fellowship to attend The Juilliard School in New York City.

Graduate Student Britney Alcine to Attend Eastman Leadership Academy in June

April 30, 2021

Britney Alcine, a UMass graduate student studying orchestral conducting, has been awarded a full scholarship to attend the Eastman Leadership Academy in Rochester, NY on June 23-26.

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Events

May
17

Percussion Ensemble - Spring 2021

Online via YouTube
7:30 pm

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For comprehensive resources and updates regarding the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the UMass Amherst Coronavirus website.

Have a great Spring semester!
Have a great Spring semester!

Spring COVID info for Music & Dance students
Building/Room info/reservations for Music students

See our Student Recitals page for all the live-streamed & pre-recorded concerts in April/May

Videos for Prospective students:
Jazz Studies   String Studies  Honor Band for All

Website Videos   YouTube channel

NEW: UMass Young Artist Awards

Community letter from Chair Macchia

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