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Elements: Movement & Sound

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Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022 @ 7:30pm
Tillis Performance Hall   Online Ticketing 
Friday‘s performance of “Elements” has been canceled due to campus closure. Tickets for Friday‘s event will be honored at Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. performance, or email the Box Office at for more options. 

A concert collaboration between the UMass Percussion Ensemble & the UMass Dance Program

Ayano Kataoka & Lauren Cox, artistic directors

Music: Garth Neustadter's Seaborne, Philip Glass' Japura River, Jason Treuting's Extremes and Iannis Xenakis' "Peaux" from Pleiades

Choreography by UMass Dance faculty members Lauren Cox, Aston McCullough and Molly Christie González

Special Guests: Grammy-winning percussionist Glen Velez and friends, and storyteller/host Muriel Johnson

$15 General public; $10 seniors/students; College students FREE with ID (ticket required). 
Online Ticketing or call 413-545-2511
Livestream available (Saturday only); donations to help defray the cost of mounting this major production can be made to the project’s MinuteFund

Saturday 1-3pm, Tillis Hall – SPECIAL open Percussion & Dance Workshop with Glen Velez and fellow musicians! (Free; must show proof of vaccination/negative test)


All attendees to Dept. of Music & Dance events must:

  • Wear a face mask regardless of vaccination status.
  • Be prepared to show proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within the last 72 hours. UMass students, faculty, and staff can show their UCard as proof of vaccination.

Please click here for a full policy statement detailing what forms of proof and ID will be necessary to attend this event.