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UMass Music & Dance Honors Limón Legacy with Special Dance Event

Monday, January 14, 2019

On Friday, January 25, members of the renowned Limón Dance Company perform alongside UMass/Five College Dancers in a special event titled Reflect/Respond: A Limón Dance Legacy Concert.
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Felipe Salles’ “Lullaby Project” CD Gets Rave Reviews

Monday, December 17, 2018

The latest CD by Felipe Salles, The Lullaby Project and Other Works for Large Ensemble, has been greeted with overwhelmingly positive reviews since its release by Tapestry Records in September 2018.

Associate Professor of Music History, Erinn Knyt

American Musicological Society Presents Teaching Award to Erinn Knyt

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Erinn E. Knyt, Associate Professor of Music History at UMass Amherst, has been awarded the American Musicological Society's Teaching Award for her article entitled "Teaching Music History to Graduate Students" (Journal of Music History Pedagogy 6, 2016).

Brian Martin

Grad Jazz Student Brian Martin Receives National Recognition for New Composition

Friday, November 16, 2018

A composition by UMass Amherst graduate student Brian Martin was one of only six selected for inclusion in the Young Composer Showcase by the Jazz Education Network.

Emiliano Ricciardi

Ricciardi Receives International Recognition for his Tasso in Music Project

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Assistant Professor of Music History Emiliano Ricciardi has recently received important international recognition for the Tasso in Music Project, an NEH-funded digital edition of the early modern musical settings of poetry by Torquato Tasso, of which he is the director and general editor.

Jason Hooper

Music Theory Faculty Present Work at Prestigious Conference

Friday, October 26, 2018

Three faculty from the Department of Music and Dance presented work at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Theory (SMT), which took place November 1-4, 2018 in San Antonio, TX.