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Oct 26, 2020
Felipe Salles revisits the New Immigrant Experience

Felipe Salles Revisits The New Immigrant Experience

Online
4:00 pm

Professor of Saxophone Felipe Salles revisits his multimedia orchestral jazz work “The New Immigrant Experience” as part of the Kennedy Center’s “Arts Across America” online performance series. Fine Arts Center event page

Oct 28, 2020
Michelle Painter

Music, Community Engagement, & Social Action: Alumni Focus

Online
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

The first part of the session will feature Michelle Painter, MM '12 from the Florida Orchestra. 

The second half will feature Hannah van der Swaagh, MM'10 and Kokoe Tanaka, former teachers at Bronx Global Learning Institute for Girls. 

Register here.

Oct 29, 2020
UMass Dancers at the University Museum of Contemporary Art

Dance Program Open House, Fall '20 #1

Online
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Welcome to the UMass Dance Program Open House!

We have curated an Open House for prospective dance majors, including high school juniors and seniors, transfers and current UMass students. You will interact with dance majors and faculty, receive a program overview, Q&A and tour of our facilities.

Nov 4, 2020

Music, Community Engagement, & Social Action: Nicole Wright

Online
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Award winning violinst and violist, Nicole Wright was for many years a member of Jeunes Virtuoses de New York, performing in multiple tours of France. She is currrently a violinst in the Symphony in C Orchestra, New York Festival Orchestra, Carnegie Hall's Link Up Orchesrta and Harlem Chamber Players ensemble. She has appeared on the David Letterman show, Saturday Night Live, and the Tonight Show. She is also a passionate teacher and serves as the Master Teacher at Opus 118, Harlem School of Music.

Register here.

Nov 11, 2020
Garrett McQueen

Music, Community Engagement, & Social Action: Garrett McQueen

Online
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

In the late summer of 2016, Garrett McQueen shifted his career from a professional bassoonist to a radio host and content creator. Along the way, he discovered conversations within the world of classical music that deserved more attention. With the help of his friend and colleague, Scott Blankenship, the two created TRILLOQUY: true and real conversations that challenge the status quo of "classical" music.

Register here.

Nov 18, 2020
Courtney Clark & Sean Elligers of Kids 4 Harmony

Music, Community Engagement & Social Action: Kids 4 Harmony

Online
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Courtney Clark (Artistic Director) and Sean Elligers MM'15 (Assistant Director) of Kids 4 Harmony will speak about the free, intensive classical music program for youth from under-resourced communities in Berkshire County.