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Charles Treger

Charles Treger, Former UMass Violin Professor, Passes Away

Friday, January 20, 2023

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

Dylan Walter, Ellen Jacobson & Ethan Ni

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

Tuesday, 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.

Trombonist & Professor Gregory Spiridopoulos

Spiridopoulos, Wind Ensemble Release New CD

Friday, December 2, 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.

New Book Co-Edited by Lisa Lehmberg Released by Routledge

Monday, September 19, 2022

Professor of Music Education Lisa Lehmberg has co-edited a new book titled Meanings of Music Participation: Scenarios from the United States which was published in late August by Routledge.

Vocal Jazz singers

Vocal Jazz Group is 2022 DownBeat Magazine Award Winner

Friday, September 9, 2022

Earlier this year, the UMass Vocal Jazz Group, directed by Catherine Jensen-Hole, was among the winners in the 2022 Student Music Awards sponsored by DownBeat Magazine.