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Dec 6, 2022
Violist and cellist from a String Quartet

String Chamber Ensembles

Bezanson Recital Hall, Bromery Center for the Arts, UMass
7:30 pm

Featuring music by Ravel, Mozart, Brahms, Beethoven, Chopin, Ginastera & Coleridge-Taylor

Free & open to the public

Dec 7, 2022

Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band - Concert II

Frederick Tillis Performance Hall, UMass
7:30 pm

Matthew Westgate and Lindsay Bronnenkant, conductors
Luis Alberto Castro, guest conductor
With guests Longmeadow High School Wind Ensemble, Arthur Thovmasian, conductor
Includes music by Gershwin, Prokofiev, Grainger, Vaughan Williams & much more!

Dec 8, 2022
Violinists from a string quartet

String Chamber Ensembles, Part 2

Bezanson Hall, Free
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Featuring music by Ravel, Haydn, Telemann, and Beethoven

Chapel Jazz Ensemble

Chapel Jazz and Jazz Lab Ensembles

Bowker Auditorium
7:30 pm

Felipe Salles, Cameron Chandler & Keenan Asbridge, directors

Featuring new Jazz Lab Ensemble vocalist Héloïse Goncalves

Dec 9, 2022
Part of a Reed Quintet

Winds & Brass Chamber Concert II

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
7:30 pm

Joshua Michal, faculty coordinator

Concert will also be streamed via YouTube =>

Dec 10, 2022

Bandwidth Faculty Ensemble

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
3:00 pm

Music by Charles Loeffler, György Ligeti, Franz Doppler & Annika Socolofsky

UMass choristers

Holiday Card to Amherst: Choral Ensembles

Frederick Tillis Performance Hall, UMass
7:30 pm

UMass Chamber Choir, Chorale & Conductors' Chorus
Lindsay Pope and Stephen Paparo, conductors

Our choirs perform the annual program of seasonal favorites to help ring in the holidays, including audience sing-along. Music by Britten, Esmail, Rutter, Macdonald & many more!

Dec 11, 2022
Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Bezanson Recital Hall, Bromery Center for the Arts, UMass
1:00 pm

Catherine Jensen-Hole, director

Original contemporary music by vocalist Aubrey Johnson; the a capella jazz gospel sound of Take 6; jazz standards with a twist and arrangements of music from Brazil and Cuba.

Dec 12, 2022

Winds & Brass Chamber Concert III

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
7:30 pm

Concert will also be streamed via YouTube =>
Dec 12, 2022 - Dec 13, 2022
Midnight Messiah graphic

Midnight Messiah

Bezanson Hall, Free
11:59 pm to 1:00 am

Gilbert Wermeling, graduate conductor

Performing parts of Handel's Messiah, concluding with the Hallelujah Chorus.

Accepting donations of canned or dried food for the Amherst Survival Center.

Dec 16, 2022
Ghost Ensemble

Guest Artist Concert: Ghost Ensemble

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
7:30 pm

Featuring the world premiere of ensemble director and Amherst local Ben Richter’s Rewild alongside recent works by ensemble oboist Sky Macklay, UMass professor Miriam Piilonen, and the late iconic experimental composer Pauline Oliveros.

Feb 11, 2023

Honor Band

Frederick C. Tillis Performance Hall, FREE
(All day)

Feb 12, 2023

UMass Opera

Bowker Auditorium
3:00 pm

A staged performance of beloved arias and ensembles from operas by Mozart, Puccini, Verdi and other composers.

Tickets available starting in late December/early January at fineartscenter.com

Feb 16, 2023
Feb 23, 2023
Grad Saxophone

Graduate Jazz Composers Ensemble

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

  

Feb 25, 2023

Western Mass Flute Festival

Bezanson Recital Hall
(All day)

   

Feb 28, 2023

Guest Artist Concert: Nicolas Prost, saxophone

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

  

Mar 4, 2023

Five College Choral Festival

John M. Greene Hall, Smith College
7:30 pm

  

Mar 6, 2023

UMass Symphony Orchestra & Jazz Ensemble I

Bowker Auditorium
7:30 pm

Tickets available starting in late December/early January at fineartscenter.com

Mar 8, 2023
Symphony Band Flutes

Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band

Frederick C. Tillis Performance Hall
7:30 pm

Tickets available starting in late December/early January at fineartscenter.com