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Kelsey Saulnier to Represent UMass Amherst at Kennedy Center in June

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Kelsey Elizabeth Saulnier's (BFA Dance '18) dance titled "Small Memory" has been selected for inclusion at the National College Dance Festival on June 7-9, 2018 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Felipe Salles

UMass Amherst Music Professor Felipe Salles Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Felipe Salles, associate professor of jazz studies, composition and saxophone at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been selected to receive a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.

Vonsattel Impresses in Chicago Symphony Debut

Monday, April 2, 2018

On March 29-31, our own Associate Professor of Piano Gilles Vonsattel performed Bernstein's Symphony No. 2: The Age of Anxiety  with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, one of the world's finest orchestral ensembles.

Music & Dance to Pilot New Approach to Teacher Evaluation

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Department of Music and Dance is among four academic departments selected to pilot a new approach to evaluating teaching at UMass Amherst.

Sara Jones Selected for Modern Band Fellowship

Monday, March 5, 2018

Sara K. Jones, Assistant Professor in the UMass Amherst Music & Dance Department, was recently selected as Modern Band in Higher Education Fellow by Little Kids Rock.

Romie de Guise-Langlois Appointed to Lead Clarinet Studio

Monday, March 5, 2018

Romie de Guise-Langlois has been appointed Assistant Professor of Clarinet (tenure track), in charge of leading the Music & Dance Department’s Clarinet Studio.