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New Policies for Attending Our Events

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Effective Oct. 1, attendees at Department events will need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, a valid UCard, or proof of a recent negative COVID-19 test.

Piano Student Jess Larsen Releases Bach CD

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Jess Larsen, a junior Piano Performance major, has recorded a new CD comprised of the complete first book of J.S. Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier.

Felipe Salles

Felipe Salles Receives Creative Residency Grant from Jazz Road

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Felipe Salles, jazz studies professor, has been awarded a Creative Residency grant by Jazz Road, a national initiative of South Arts, a non-profit arts organization based in Atlanta.

Violin professor Elizabeth Chang

Elizabeth Chang Named New Artistic Director of Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

UMass Professor of Violin Elizabeth Chang has been chosen as Artistic Director of Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival by the festival’s board of directors.

Alumna Allison Smith Wins Prestigious Musicology Fellowship

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Allison Smith '17MM has been awarded the William F. Holmes / Frank D'Accone Dissertation Fellowship in Opera Studies from the American Musicological Society (AMS).

Yinghui He

UMass Voice Alum Yinghui He Earns 2nd Place in National Voice Competition

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.