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Music & Dance Seeks a Director of Orchestral Studies

November 09, 2023

The Department of Music & Dance invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Orchestra Studies, to begin on Sept. 1, 2024.

Jeffrey Holmes & Ayano Kataoka Honored as Distinguished Faculty

October 25, 2023

Jeffrey Holmes, director of the Jazz & African American Music Studies program, and Ayano Kataoka, professor of percussion, have been named to the Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series for 2023-24.

DownBeat Magazine publishes In-Depth Article on Felipe Salles’ "Home is Here"

October 19, 2023

Home is Here, a recent CD by UMass professor Felipe Salles, is the subject of an in-depth article in DownBeat Magazine by music journalist Ted Panken.

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Happy December!

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Position opening: Dir. of Orchestral Studies

Enjoy the Dance Concerts, 11/30-12/2 Tix=>
Other upcoming concerts:
11/30 Chapel & Jazz Lab Ensembles
12/1 Brass Chamber Ensembles
12/2 Student Chamber, Brahms Trios (2pm)
12/2 Holiday Card Choral Concert
12/3 Vocal Jazz Ensemble (1pm)
12/3 Grad Wind Quintet (4:30pm)

Fanfare magazine, Fall 2023 (pdf)
Statement on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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Concert Band

Tillis Performance Hall
7:30 pm


Wind Ensemble & Symphony Band

Tillis Performance Hall
7:30 pm


Midnight Messiah - Choral Concert

Bezanson Recital Hall, Free
11:00 pm


Faculty Jazz Concert

Bezanson Recital Hall, Free
7:30 pm

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Natalie Lewis
Alumni Profile

Natalie Lewis '21

Following her recent win at the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition and her Carnegie Hall debut, we interviewed Natalie Lewis about her competition experiences, her burgeoning opera career and her undergraduate time here at UMass.

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