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Emily Kaplan and the UMass Saxophone Quartet

Music Teachers National Association student winners!

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Winners from the UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance included Emily Kaplan, a student in Cobus du Toit’s Flute Studio, and the UMass Saxophone Quartet, featuring Nicholas Suosso, Nick Biagini, Javier Torrens, and Peter da Silva under the direction of Jonathan Hulting-Cohen.

Jazz Concerts in December!

Monday, December 4, 2017

On Dec. 7 (Jazz Ensemble I), 10 (Vocal Jazz) and 12 (Chapel & Jazz Lab), the Department of Music & Dance presents concerts by ensembles from their Jazz and African-American Music Studies program.

Early Music Concerts Nov. 29 & Dec. 1

Monday, November 20, 2017

The UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance presents early music concerts on Nov. 29 and Dec. 1, both directed by Early Music Professor Robert Eisenstein.

Marimba Band

Thom Hannum's Marimba Bands & Ensembles

Monday, November 20, 2017

On Saturday, December 2 at 7:30pm in Bowker Auditorium, the Department of Music & Dance presents a performance by the UMass Marimba Bands and Ensembles, led by Thomas Hannum.

Wind Ensemble brass

Band & Percussion Concerts in Dec.

Monday, November 20, 2017

On Monday, December 4, the UMass Wind Ensemble and Concert Band present a dual performance titled “Of Hard and Soft Edges.”

On Wednesday, December 6, the UMass Symphony Band and Percussion Ensemble share the stage for a unique and ambitious program.

Brass Bash plus Jazz Trumpet Guest Artist

Monday, November 13, 2017

Renowned Trumpeter Brad Goode to Perform with UMass Jazz Students, Faculty...