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Album featuring UMass trumpeter Eric Berlin on NPR Top 10 of 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

An album of new works by renowned composer George Tsontakis, including a concerto written for UMass Amherst trumpet professor Eric Berlin, has been included in NPR Music’s Top 10 Classical Albums of 2017.

Music Teachers National Association student winners!

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Winners from the UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance included Emily Kaplan, a student in Cobus du Toit’s Flute Studio, and the UMass Saxophone Quartet, featuring Nicholas Suosso, Nick Biagini, Javier Torrens, and Peter da Silva under the direction of Jonathan Hulting-Cohen.

Jazz Concerts in December!

Monday, December 4, 2017

On Dec. 7 (Jazz Ensemble I), 10 (Vocal Jazz) and 12 (Chapel & Jazz Lab), the Department of Music & Dance presents concerts by ensembles from their Jazz and African-American Music Studies program.