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Give to Music & Dance

Direct your gift to a Fund that matches your interests. We welcome multi-year pledges. Your gifts are tax deductible.
Thank you for your generosity!

Give by Check (link to information further down on this page)

Secure Online Giving

Give online to general funds:
Friends of Music  or  Friends of Dance

Give online to any of the following Music Funds (click on the name, or see more options below):
Alviani Fund in Voice
Ann Elder Bestor Memorial Scholarship
Laura Klock Award in Horn
Lynn Klock Award in Saxophone
Music Scholarships
Ornest Alumni Visiting Artist Endowment
Ornest Undergraduate Voice Award
Nadine Shank Piano Restoration, Acquisition & Collaborative Pianists Fund
Nadine E. Shank Music Fund Endowment

Give online to any of the following Dance Funds (click on the name):
Dance - Artistic Endeavors
MVP Dance Fund (in honor of Marilyn V. Patton)

Click to give online to Minuteman Marching Band Funds

For gifts to the following Scholarship/Support Funds, go to the UMass Giving Page (MUSIC or DANCE).  Scroll down to Special Gift Instructions or Comments box (below Gift Options), and type or copy/paste the name of your chosen fund. 
Thank you for your gift!

Wayne Abercrombie Choral Conducting Gift Fund (new!)

Bach Festival Fund

Bezanson Graduate Voice or Composition Award

Horace Clarence Boyer Gospel Music Fund

Susan Cunningham Campbell Scholarship

Walter Chesnut Scholarship in Trumpet

Russell E. and Janet R. Falvey Scholarship for Careers in Public School Music Education

Fletcher Henderson/Max Roach Endowed Award in Jazz

Richard Jones Scholarship in Dance

Howard Lebow Memorial Scholarship in Piano

Eugenie M. May Award in Piano

Jeffery Morgan Memorial Scholarship

Music Student Career Development Fund

Julian Olevsky Memorial Scholarship in Violin

Oratorio Performance Endowment Fund

Nadine Shank Double Major Scholarship

Geraldine Shank Collaborative Piano Award Fund

Stark Vocal Enhancement Fund for Workshops by Visiting Artists



Give by Check

Checks should be made payable to UMass Amherst with the purpose or fund (e.g. Friends of Music, Nadine E. Shank Music Fund Endowment, etc.) written on the memo line of the check. Please send it to UMass Amherst, Development Office, Memorial Hall, 134 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003.

Give by Phone

Please call the Gifts Processing office at UMass at 413-545-4721. Be sure to have your credit card ready and have selected a Fund or Funds to which to direct your gift.  Please also mention that it is a Music & Dance Dept. Fund.



Contact: Lucia Miller, Director of Development, College of Humanities & Fine Arts, 413-577-4421,