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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.

UMass Chamber Choir Performs Special 40th Anniversary Concert

Monday, October 15, 2018

On Sunday, Nov. 4 at 4pm, the UMass Chamber Choir presented a special Retrospective concert to celebrate its 40th Anniversary, featuring choral director Tony Thornton and professor emeritus Wayne Abercrombie conducting the Chamber Choir & Alumni.

Music Educator Jacqueline Smith Honored for Work with Children with Autism

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

New Music Education lecturer Jaqueline Smith received the Gordon Clark Ramsey Award for Creative Excellence for her work at the Hartt School with children with autism.

Eric Berlin, trumpet

UMass Trumpeter Eric Berlin Tapped to Judge Prestigious Competition

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Department of Music & Dance Associate Professor of Trumpet, Eric Berlin was invited to be a judge at the prestigious Munich ARD International Competition in Germany.