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Prospective Students

For visits to the Music program, please contact Nathaniel Gowen at
Click here to view a PDF map with directions to the Music Wing.

For visits to the Dance program, please contact Cathy Maclutsky at
Click here to view a PDF map with directions for Bartlett Hall and Totman Gym.

For prospective students and family members, there are many options to consider during a visit:

  • Tour of the facility, including studios, rehearsal spaces, and classrooms
  • A chance to meet the faculty, including the possibility of sample lessons for students applying to UMass Amherst.
  • Sit in on classes or ensembles alongside current UMass students
  • A meeting to discuss admissions and audition procedures

General UMass Visit Information

Click here for Visitor Info, including Campus Maps, Directions to Campus, Parking, and Lodging.

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Click here to learn more about the town of Amherst.


Performance Venues

Most department performances take place in these on-campus locations (see Totman Building below for many Dance events):

Tillis Performance Hall
Bromery Center for the Arts


Bezanson Recital Hall
Bromery Center for the Arts – East Wing

  • 200 seats
  • Primarily for solo recitals and chamber ensembles.
  • Located on Level 2 of the East Wing. Click here for PDF map with parking information.
  • Accessibility Parking available in Lot 62 (between the Morrill Greenhouses and Olver Design Building).

Google Map View of the Bromery Center for the Arts


Bowker Auditorium
Stockbridge Hall

Google Map View of Stockbridge Hall


Totman Performance Lab
Totman Building

Google Map View of the Totman Building

Academic & Administrative Buildings

Music Program
Bromery Center for the Arts
151 President's Drive, Amherst MA 01003-9330


Dance Program
Totman Building: 30 Eastman Lane, Amherst MA 01003-9258
Bartlett Hall: 130 Hicks Way, Amherst MA 01003

  • Dance classrooms, studios, and rehearsal/performance spaces are in the Totman Building.
  • The main office and faculty offices for the Dance Program are located on the 3rd floor of Bartlett Hall.
  • Dance Administrative office: Bartlett Hall, Room 352
  • Totman Parking: Metered parking is available in Lot 43, next to Totman.  Free parking after 5pm and on weekends. The Campus Center Garage is an 8-minute walk away.
  • For a detailed look on parking and locations for the Dance Program, please refer to the PDF map with directions for Bartlett Hall and Totman Gym.


Marching Band
George N. Parks Marching Band Building
110 Grinnell Way, Amherst MA 01003-9308

  • While not regularly used as a performance venue, is a major location for rehearsals and classes as well as the center of Marching Band activities on campus.
  • Located on the west side of campus, behind the Recreation Center and close to Hicks Way.
  • Click here for all Contact Info for the Marching Band staff.
  • Parking: The Campus Center Garage is a short 3-minute walk away.
  • The GNP Building is highlighted on the PDF map to the Music Wing.


Google Map View of the GNP Marching Band Building