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UMass Music & Dance Featured at All-State Music Conference

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Department of Music & Dance will be well represented at this year's Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) All-State Conference, which takes place at Boston's Seaport Hotel February 28-March 2, 2019.

Admiral Launch Duo Releases First CD Entitled "Launch"

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The recording is the debut release by UMass saxophonist Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and harpist Jennifer Ellis, featuring world premieres by Natalie Moller, Christine Delphine Hedden, Patrick O'Malley, Angélica Negrón & others.

Rashaad Greene, percussionist

UMass Music & Dance Shines at Annual Jazz Education Network Conference

Friday, January 18, 2019

In January, students Rashaad Greene '20MM (pictured) and Brian Martin '19MM and alumnus Thomas Lizotte ‘86 ‘90MM of the UMass Amherst Music & Dance Department received major recognition from the Jazz Education Network, the nation's most prestigious jazz education organization, at their 2019 Conference in Reno, Nevada. 

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).