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Taylor Mickens

UMass Student Finishes in Top 3 in National Vocal Competition

Monday, December 21, 2020

Taylor Mickens ‘21, a student in the vocal jazz program at UMass Amherst, placed in the top three in BroadwayWorld’s national “Next On Stage” competition.

Jazz Faculty Tom Giampietro Releases CD on Ear Up Records

Friday, December 18, 2020

UMass jazz faculty Thomas Giampietro has released a CD, A Thru-Composed Life, with Giampietro on drums, Jonathan Kreisberg, guitar; Gary Versace, organ and guest trumpeter Ingrid Jensen.

Evan MacCarthy

Evan MacCarthy Named President of AMS's New England Chapter

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Evan A. MacCarthy, a Five College Visiting Assistant Professor of music history, has been elected President of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society.

Cover of Quicksilver CD

New CD by UMass Wind Ensemble Released on MSR Classics

Thursday, December 17, 2020

MSR Classics has released a CD, Quicksilver, by the UMass Wind Ensemble, led by Matthew Westgate, featuring world premiere recordings of three works, with soloists Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, saxophone and the late Nadine Shank, piano.

UMass Dancers Honor Marilyn Patton on 85th Birthday

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

On December 12, 2020, UMass Dancers held the MVP 85th Birthday Gala Celebration to honor longtime UMass dance educator and inspiration to many, Marilyn V. Patton.