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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.

  • 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 =>

  • 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=>

News

Music and Dance Programs Hold 2022 Convocation Ceremonies

May 05, 2022

The Department of Music & Dance held its annual Convocation on May 3 to honor its music scholarship award winners and graduates.

Seniors Rachael Chen & Hannah Lieberman Receive Prestigious Internships

April 28, 2022

Both students have secured internships and fellowships with some of the nation’s most well-respected arts organizations, including Silkroad Ensemble and Jacob’s Pillow.

UMass Music Holds 2nd Annual Young Artist Awards

April 15, 2022

Applications are complete for the 2022 UMass Young Artist Awards, with the winners to be announced on June 1.

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Hope to see you at our concerts!

Enjoy our 2021 Fanfare magazine (pdf)

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Young Artist Awards: Winners to be announced June 1.

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