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Music Educators Honor Thomas Hannum with Lowell Mason Award

Friday, March 2, 2018

Thomas P. Hannum, associate director of the Minuteman Marching Band, has been named a recipient of the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) Lowell Mason Award in recognition of his leadership in music education.

UMass Music & Dance to Host Free Screening of "Composed"

Sunday, February 25, 2018

On Sunday, February 25 at 4 p.m., the Department of Music and Dance will host a special screening of the 2016 documentary, Composed, in Bezanson Recital Hall.

Orff Schulwerk Festival at UMass Amherst, April 11 & 12

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

For music teachers, student teachers, collegiate music ed majors, in-service music teachers & 5th grade students!

Trumpet Ensembles & Soloist are Semifinalists at Competition

Friday, February 2, 2018

Nathan French '18 and two UMass Trumpet Ensembles advanced to the semifinals of the National Trumpet Competition.

UMass Presents Faculty Concerts in February

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

In February, the Department of Music and Dance presents several concerts by members of its distinguished faculty.
Feb. 6: Cobus du Toit, flute
Feb. 13: Salvatore Macchia, contrabass
Feb. 20: Joshua Michal, horn
Feb. 22: Edward Arron, cello

UMass Amherst Opera Workshop to Present “Hansel and Gretel”

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The UMass Opera Workshop Program will present Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel on Friday, Feb. 16 & Saturday, Feb. 17 (both 7:30 p.m.), & Sunday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium.