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Music and Dance Programs Hold 2022 Convocation Ceremonies

Thursday, May 5, 2022

The Department of Music & Dance held its annual Convocation on May 3 to honor its music scholarship award winners and graduates.

Rachael Chen and Hannah Lieberman

Seniors Rachael Chen & Hannah Lieberman Receive Prestigious Internships

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Both students have secured internships and fellowships with some of the nation’s most well-respected arts organizations, including Silkroad Ensemble and Jacob’s Pillow.

One of the YAA 2021 winners, Emily DeNucci, flute

UMass Music Holds 2nd Annual Young Artist Awards

Friday, April 15, 2022

Applications are complete for the 2022 UMass Young Artist Awards, with the winners to be announced on June 1.

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Patron COVID-19 Safety Policy

Thursday, April 14, 2022

In accordance with current guidance from the University, the Department of Music & Dance will no longer require proof of vaccination for COVID-19 or a recent negative test to attend our events.

Frederick Tillis outside the Fine Arts Center (now the Bromery Center)

Music & Dance Presents Musical Tribute to Frederick Tillis

Thursday, February 10, 2022

On Sunday, February 20 at 4 p.m., the Department presents a musical tribute to dear friend and esteemed colleague, the late Dr. Frederick C. Tillis (1930-2020).

Charles Heffernan

Remembering Music Education Professor Charles Heffernan

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

On January 8, former UMass Professor of Music Education Charles Heffernan passed away at age 92.