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  • Apply & Audition: Music or Dance


    Interested in joining the Music or Dance program? Find out more about our degree offerings and audition process.

    Apply & Audition: Music or Dance


    Interested in joining the Music or Dance program? Find out more about our degree offerings and audition process.

  • Music at UMass


    The Music Program provides over 200 performance and concert opportunities, many instrumental and vocal ensembles, and student solo and studio recital series. More=>

    Music at UMass


    The Music Program provides over 200 performance and concert opportunities, many instrumental and vocal ensembles, and student solo and studio recital series. More=>

  • Dance at UMass


    We seek to prepare students in both the technical & theoretical aspects of dance. The Dance Program offers BFA & BA degree tracks, and places equal emphasis on the idioms of ballet, modern dance, and jazz. More =>

    Dance at UMass


    We seek to prepare students in both the technical & theoretical aspects of dance. The Dance Program offers BFA & BA degree tracks, and places equal emphasis on the idioms of ballet, modern dance, and jazz. More =>

  • Juilliard Awards Kovner Fellowship to UMass Student Natalie Lewis

    Natalie Lewis, a graduating voice performance major, was awarded the prestigious Kovner Fellowship, covering all expenses, for graduate study at The Juilliard School.

    Juilliard Awards Kovner Fellowship to UMass Student Natalie Lewis

    Natalie Lewis, a graduating voice performance major, was awarded the prestigious Kovner Fellowship, covering all expenses, for graduate study at The Juilliard School.

  • 47th Annual Multiband Pops

    Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, 7:30pm, Tillis Performance Hall

    Don't miss our spectacular fast-paced showcase of wind, jazz, orchestral, dance & percussion ensembles, plus the incomparable Minuteman Marching Band!

    47th Annual Multiband Pops

    Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, 7:30pm, Tillis Performance Hall

    Don't miss our spectacular fast-paced showcase of wind, jazz, orchestral, dance & percussion ensembles, plus the incomparable Minuteman Marching Band!

News

New Policies for Attending Our Events

October 20, 2021

Effective Oct. 1, attendees at Department events will need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, a valid UCard, or proof of a recent negative COVID-19 test.

Piano Student Jess Larsen Releases Bach CD

October 19, 2021

Jess Larsen, a junior Piano Performance major, has recorded a new CD comprised of the complete first book of J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier.

Felipe Salles Receives Creative Residency Grant from Jazz Road

October 13, 2021

Felipe Salles, jazz studies professor, has been awarded a Creative Residency grant by Jazz Road, a national initiative of South Arts, a non-profit arts organization based in Atlanta.

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Events

Oct
29

Masterclass: Jennifer Koh, violin

Bezanson Recital Hall, FREE
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Oct
29

Faculty Concert: Joshua Michal, horn

Bezanson Recital Hall
7:30 pm

Nov
01
Nov
04

Faculty Concert: Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Bezanson Recital Hall, Free
7:30 pm

More Events »
Happy Fall!

Oct 2021 New Policies for Attending Events

Don't Miss it: Multiband Pops is Fri, Nov. 5!

See our full Fall Event Calendar

For High School & Prospective UMass students:
Voice Area Open House, Oct. 16
Percussion Day, Oct. 17
Dance Program Open House, Oct. 20/Dec. 1

Videos for Prospective students:
Jazz Studies   String Studies  Honor Band for All

Website Videos   YouTube channel

Community letter from Chair Macchia

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