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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 at UMass Amherst provides over 200 performance and concert opportunities, 17 instrumental ensembles, 6 vocal ensembles, and student solo and studio recital series. More..

    Music at UMass

    The Music Program at UMass Amherst provides over 200 performance and concert opportunities, 17 instrumental ensembles, 6 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..

News

Admiral Launch Duo Releases First CD Entitled "Launch"

February 13, 2019

The recording is the debut release by UMass saxophonist Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and harpist Jennifer Ellis, featuring world premieres by Natalie Moller, Christine Delphine Hedden, Patrick O'Malley, Angélica Negrón & others.

UMass Music & Dance Shines at Annual Jazz Education Network Conference

January 18, 2019

In January, students Rashaad Greene '20MM and Brian Martin '19MM and alumnus Thomas Lizotte ‘86 ‘90MM of the UMass Amherst Music & Dance Department received major recognition from the Jazz Education Network, the nation's most prestigious jazz education organization, at their 2019 Conference in Reno, Nevada. 

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Events

Feb
21

Guest Lecture by Dylan Savage: Expanding the Purpose of Music

Bezanson Recital Hall - FREE
12:05 pm to 1:00 pm

Feb
24

Guest Artist Concert: Pavel Vinnitsky, clarinet

Bezanson Recital Hall - FREE
3:30 pm

Feb
25

UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
7:30 pm

Feb
26

Inaugural Dance Science Symposium

UMass Hasbrouck Hall, Room 20
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

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Bach Festival & Symposium, April 12-14
Bach Festival & Symposium

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Concerto/Aria Competition Info/Entry form

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Job Openings:
Asst Prof, Music Education, Instrumental Specialist (TT)
Dance Program Lecturer (Non-TT)
Academic Advisor and Honors Program Coordinator (Staff)