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Recording by Felipe Salles Chosen Among Top Jazz Albums for 2019

Thursday, January 23, 2020

“DownBeat” magazine, the top publication for “jazz, blues, and beyond,” has included a recent recording, “The Lullaby Project and Other Works for Large Ensemble,” by UMass associate professor of music Felipe Salles on their list of 100 top-rated albums for 2019.

Trumpeter and photographer Eric Berlin

Eric Berlin Has New Book of Photography, "Music for the Eyes"

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Eric Berlin, professor of trumpet in the Department of Music and Dance, has had a book of photography published, featuring 80 of his pictures that capture behind-the-scenes work at the Albany Symphony Orchestra.

UMass Dance presents Metamorphose: Inspired by the Artwork of Leonardo Drew

Monday, October 28, 2019

On November 7-9, UMass Dance presents a dance performance titled Metamorphose:  Dance Inspired by the Artwork of Leonardo Drew. Performances will take place all three evenings at 7:30 PM in Totman Performance Lab.

Charles Hsueh

American Musicological Society Awards Travel Scholarship to Charles Hsueh

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The American Musicological Society has selected Charles Hsueh as a recipient of the Eileen Southern Travel Fund, which enables him to attend the national meeting of the AMS from Oct. 31 - Nov. 2, 2019 in Boston. 

UMass Amherst’s McCullough to Direct NEA-funded Clinical Trial

Monday, September 23, 2019

The National Endowment for the Arts has approved funding for a clinical trial led by Dr. Aston K. McCullough, Assistant Professor of Dance Science in the Department of Music & Dance. The purpose of this two-year trial is to determine the effects of a group-based dance/movement program on physical and mental health in women who are survivors of domestic/intimate partner violence.

Lisa Lehmberg

Lisa Lehmberg Honored as Distinguished Arts Education Advocate

Friday, August 23, 2019

Lisa J. Lehmberg,  Associate Professor of Music Education  at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been selected as the Distinguished Arts Education Advocate in Music by Arts|Learning, one of the state’s most prominent arts advocacy groups.