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Fredric Cohen 30th Anniversary Concert

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance will celebrate oboe professor Fredric T. Cohen’s 30 years in the music program with a special concert program on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

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The Scarlet Professor: Cast Member Interviews

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Scarlet Professor, a new opera based on the book by Barry Werth, opens this weekend at Smith College’s Theater 14. Two of the five productions (9/23 at 8pm, 9/24 at 3pm) feature a Young Artist cast consisting of Five College students.

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New CD featuring UMass Amherst trumpeter Eric Berlin released by Naxos

Monday, September 11, 2017

True Colors, a jazz-tinged work in two movements composed for UMass trumpet Professor Eric Berlin and the Albany Symphony Orchestra by award-winning composer George Tsontakis, has been released by Naxos Records.

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UMass Music & Dance Announces Fall Schedule

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Presenting a diverse array of performances by student ensembles, faculty, & guest artists. As part of their public mission, now with no charge for concerts by their world-class faculty, beginning with Shigefumi Tomita’s “Charlie Haden Retrospective” on Sept 21, and long-time faculty member Fredric Cohen's 30th Anniversary Concert on September 26.

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Five College New Music Festival

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Sept. 8-10 Five College New Music Festival to feature four concerts with a variety of new performers and compositions

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Wind Ensemble & Chamber Choir on Tours in Europe

Friday, June 30, 2017

Wind and choral ensembles from the UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance had the rare opportunity to study and perform at sites in Europe during the summer break.

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