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Christopher Foe, jazz guitarist

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.

Jonathan Hulting-Cohen

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.

Felipe Salles

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.