UMass Jazz Ensembles Claim Top Honors in Annual Downbeat Magazine Student Music Awards
Monday, April 30, 2018
Two ensembles from the Jazz & African-American Music Studies Program garnered awards in Downbeat Magazine’s 2018 Student Music Awards (SMA’s): Chris Foe Project & Brazilian Jazz Combo.
TEFD Selects Hulting-Cohen for Lilly Fellowship
Thursday, April 26, 2018
The UMass Amherst Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) has announced that Assistant Professor of Saxophone Jonathan Hulting-Cohen is one of this year’s Lilly Fellows for Teaching Excellence.
UMass Amherst Choristers Join Forces with Springfield Symphony for Verdi's Requiem on April 28
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
UMass Chamber Choir and Chorale, along with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, and the Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble, present Verdi's transcendent Requiem on April 28 at 7:30pm in Springfield Symphony Hall. Tickets
Kelsey Saulnier to Represent UMass Amherst at Kennedy Center in June
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Kelsey Elizabeth Saulnier's (BFA Dance '18) dance titled "Small Memory" has been selected for inclusion at the National College Dance Festival on June 7-9, 2018 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
UMass Amherst Music Professor Felipe Salles Receives Guggenheim Fellowship
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Felipe Salles, associate professor of jazz studies, composition and saxophone at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been selected to receive a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.
Vonsattel Impresses in Chicago Symphony Debut
Monday, April 2, 2018
On March 29-31, our own Associate Professor of Piano Gilles Vonsattel performed Bernstein's Symphony No. 2: The Age of Anxiety with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, one of the world's finest orchestral ensembles.