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

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

  • Music at UMass

    The Music Program at UMass Amherst provides over 200 performance and concert opportunities, 17 instrumental ensembles, 6 vocal ensembles, and student solo and studio recital series. More..

    Music at UMass

    The Music Program at UMass Amherst provides over 200 performance and concert opportunities, 17 instrumental ensembles, 6 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

Felipe Salles' "New Immigrant Experience" Premieres in Old Chapel

April 22, 2019

When UMass Associate Professor Felipe Salles met Tereza Lee while earning his doctorate at the Manhattan School of Music, he could not have guessed he was receiving the flicker of inspiration that would become a Guggenheim grant-supported musical composition. On April 9, Salles’s multimedia production, The New Immigrant Experience, had its sold out world premiere in the Old Chapel.

Bach Festival & Symposium Returns to UMass in April

March 17, 2019

Highlights include a full performance of Bach’s epic St. Matthew Passion led by Andrew Megill (pictured), conductor of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and a full-day Symposium on April 13 featuring an international roster of scholars and a keynote by Columbia University’s Lydia Goehr. Website>

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Events

Apr
23

Marimba Extravaganza!

Bowker Auditorium
7:30 pm

Apr
24

The Five College Collegium

Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
7:30 pm

Apr
26-27
Apr
26

Symphony Band: Symphonic Landscapes

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
7:30 pm

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Wind Ensemble trumpets
WInd Ensemble & Studio Orchestra, 4/27

Real Cool! - Wind Ensemble & Studio Orchestra, April 27, click for details/tix

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Dance Program Lecturer (Non-TT)