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Oct 24, 2021 - Oct 25, 2021

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company: Afterwardsness

Totman Performance Space
7:30 pm

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company presents a unique performance that places the audience in an immersive environment with the dancers.

Oct 26, 2021

Graduate Jazz Composers Ensemble

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
7:30 pm

Andrew Wilcox & Mark Walker, directors

Original music composed by Walker ('22MM), Wilcox ('22MM), Keenan Asbridge ('23MM), Dhruva Bharath ('23MM), and Cameron Chandler ('23MM)

Oct 27, 2021

UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
7:30 pm

Morihiko Nakahara, conductor
Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture, Reena Esmail's Vishwas & Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet Suite Nos. 1 & 2 (selected mvmts.)

Oct 29, 2021

Faculty Concert: Joshua Michal, horn

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

With Ludmila Krasin, piano
Music by Baldwin, Jevtic, Nagy, Michal & Sadler

Nov 1, 2021
Edward Arron, cello & Jeewon Park, piano

Faculty Concert: Edward Arron, cello & Jeewon Park, piano

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
7:30 pm

Music of J.S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Arvo Pärt & Sergei Rachmaninoff 

Free event. 

Nov 4, 2021

Faculty Concert: Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Bezanson Recital Hall, Free
7:30 pm

Bach's French Suite; Beethoven's Waldstein & Appassianata Sonatas

Nov 5, 2021

47th Annual Multiband Pops Concert

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
7:30 pm

Jeffrey W. Holmes, producer/director    Buy Tickets

Our spectacular, fast-paced showcase of jazz, wind, choral, orchestral, and percussion ensembles, plus the Minuteman Marching Band.

Nov 10, 2021

Opus One Chamber Orchestra

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

Elizabeth Chang, Kathryn Lockwood & Edward Arron, faculty coordinators

A faculty-student collaboration; music by Dvorak, Mendelssohn, Mozart & Brahms

Nov 11, 2021
Leah Brandon, Jacob's Pillow

Dance Greats on Zoom! Leah Brandon

Online via Zoom
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Dance Greats on ZOOOOM!  features leaders from the world of dance meeting with students, staff, faculty and alumni. 

Nov 13, 2021 - Nov 14, 2021
Collage of Pedagogy Weekend presenters

UMass String Pedagogy Weekend 2021

Online via Zoom
9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Elizabeth Chang & Annierose Klingbeil, coordinators

A weekend of presentations by the top Suzuki teacher trainers and pedagogues in the country.

Nov 13, 2021

UMass Chamber Choir

Bezanson Recital Hall, Free
7:30 pm

Tony Thornton, conductor

Nov 15, 2021
Brass Chamber Ensemble Tuba Player

Brass and Woodwind Chamber Ensembles

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
7:30 pm

Greg Spiridopoulos and Rémy Taghavi, faculty coordinators

Free event. 

Nov 18, 2021
Akropolis Reed Quintet

Guest Artist Concert: Akropolis Reed Quintet

Fine Arts Center Room 44, FREE
7:30 pm

Kari Landry, clarinet  •  Andrew Koeppe, bass clarinet  •  Ryan Reynolds, bassoon  •  Matt Landry, saxophone  •  Tim Gocklin, oboe

America's Premiere Reed Quintet

Nov 19, 2021

Percussion Ensemble

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

Ayano Kataoka, director

Nov 29, 2021
String Chamber Ensemble, violins

String Chamber Ensembles

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
7:30 pm

String Chamber Ensembles. 

Free event open to the public.

Nov 30, 2021

Chapel Jazz & Graduate Jazz Composers Ensembles

Bowker Auditorium
7:30 pm

Felipe Salles, director

Oct 20, 2021 - Dec 1, 2021

Dance Program Virtual Open House, Fall '21

Online via Zoom
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

We have curated a Virtual Open House for prospective dance majors, including high school juniors and seniors, transfers and current UMass students.

Dec 1, 2021

Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
7:30 pm

Matthew Westgate, conductor

Music by Bernstein, Persichetti, Hindemith, Gershwin: An American in Paris and others

Dec 2, 2021
Trombone Choir

Trombone Choir & Small Ensembles

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
7:30 pm

Trombone Choir & Small Ensembles

Free event open to the public

Dec 4, 2021

Woodwind Chamber Ensembles

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
3:00 pm

Woodwind Chamber Ensembles

Free event open to the public