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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

Charles Treger, Former UMass Violin Professor, Passes Away

January 20, 2023

On January 12, 2023, renowned violinist and former UMass music professor Charles Treger passed away at the age of 87.

"Kinetic Five" Jazz Ensemble Represents UMass at National Education Conference

January 17, 2023

Students from the UMass Jazz & African American Music Studies (JAAMS) program were recently invited to perform at the Jazz Education Network’s national conference, which took place Jan. 4-7 in Orlando, FL.

Spiridopoulos, Wind Ensemble Release New CD

December 02, 2022

The UMass Wind Ensemble and trombonist Greg Spiridopoulos have a new CD on MSR Classics: SYNCHRONOUS: New Works for Trombone & Wind Ensemble, including concertos by UMass faculty.

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Events

Feb
02-04

Convergence: A Dance Performance Gallery

Totman Performance Lab
7:30 pm

Feb
09

Jazz Faculty Concert

Bezanson Hall, Free
7:30 pm

Feb
11

37th Annual H.S. Honor Band Concert

Frederick C. Tillis Performance Hall, FREE
7:00 pm

Feb
12

UMass Opera - Love & Lust: Lost & Found

Bowker Auditorium
3:00 pm

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Orchestral violinists
Have a great spring semester!

Enjoy our 2022 Fanfare magazine (pdf)

Faculty Position Openings (Asst. Prof):
Music Theory     Choral Director

Dept. Statement on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Spring Special Events: Flute Festival, Feb 25
Hip Hop Music Ed Festival, March 9/10
Clarinet Day, Mar 19 - HS Jazz Festival, Apr 1
Saxophone Symposium, Apr 15  
Bach Festival & Symposium, Apr 21-23

Videos for Prospective students:
Jazz Studies   String Studies  Honor Band for All
Website Videos   YouTube channel

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