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Taylor Mickens

UMass Student Finishes in Top 3 in National Vocal Competition

Monday, December 21, 2020

Taylor Mickens ‘21, a student in the vocal jazz program at UMass Amherst, placed in the top three in BroadwayWorld’s national “Next On Stage” competition.

Jazz Faculty Tom Giampietro Releases CD on Ear Up Records

Friday, December 18, 2020

UMass jazz faculty Thomas Giampietro has released a CD, A Thru-Composed Life, with Giampietro on drums, Jonathan Kreisberg, guitar; Gary Versace, organ and guest trumpeter Ingrid Jensen.

Cover of Quicksilver CD

New CD by UMass Wind Ensemble Released on MSR Classics

Thursday, December 17, 2020

MSR Classics has released a CD, Quicksilver, by the UMass Wind Ensemble, led by Matthew Westgate, featuring world premiere recordings of three works, with soloists Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, saxophone and the late Nadine Shank, piano.

Evan MacCarthy

Evan MacCarthy Named President of AMS's New England Chapter

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Evan A. MacCarthy, a Five College Visiting Assistant Professor of music history, has been elected President of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society.

UMass Dancers Honor Marilyn Patton on 85th Birthday

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

On December 12, 2020, UMass Dancers held the MVP 85th Birthday Gala Celebration to honor longtime UMass dance educator and inspiration to many, Marilyn V. Patton.

In Memoriam: Nadine Shank

UMass Music & Dance Remembers Nadine Shank

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

On October 8, 2020, beloved Professor of Piano Nadine Shank passed away at age 65; she had just celebrated 40 years on the faculty.