Natalie Lewis ’21, a voice student in the Music & Dance Department, has recently been awarded a Kovner Fellowship to attend The Juilliard School in New York City.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Yinghui He '20 earned second place honors in the 2021 National Student Auditions held by the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Thursday, June 3, 2021
UMass voice students Natalie Lewis and Yinghui He have advanced to the national semi-finals of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Student Auditions.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
David Sporny, performer, educator, conductor, clinician, arranger, and UMass Amherst Professor Emeritus of Trombone, has received the 2021 Neill Humfeld Award from the International Trombone Association.
Friday, May 21, 2021
The Department has announced the winners of its inaugural Young Artist Awards competition, created this spring for Mass high school student musicians.
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Music Theory Professor Brent Auerbach's new book, Musical Motives: A Theory and Method for Analyzing Shape in Music, explores motives, the small-scale pitch and rhythm shapes that are ever-present in music.
Monday, May 17, 2021
The UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance held its annual Convocation on May 5 to honor its music scholarship award winners and graduates. The event was held by Zoom videoconference – the winning students are listed below, and the event program can be viewed here.