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Presenting Guest Artist Concerts in October

Monday, October 23, 2017

Friday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m. saxophonist Nathan Jorgensen and percussionist Aaron Ragsdale.

Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m., the duo of Lawler + Fadoul (flute & marimba).

43rd Annual Multiband Pops Concert

Friday, October 20, 2017

The annual event, coordinated by Jeffrey W. Holmes, director of Jazz and African-American Music Studies, is a showcase of the department’s finest wind, brass, orchestral, percussion, and dance ensembles, plus the Minuteman Marching Band.

UMass Presents Faculty Concerts by de Guise-Langlois, Spiridopoulos

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

On Wednesday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m., clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois will present a special performance titled Voices of Inspiration.

Faculty member Gregory Spiridopoulos will present his own faculty concert, All in the UMass Family, on Sunday, October 15 at 4:30 p.m.

U.S. Marine Band (The President’s Own)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

As part of its 2017 national concert tour, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band will perform on October 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall in Amherst, MA.

Top UMass Wind, Jazz Ensembles to Perform in Early October

Friday, October 6, 2017

On October 6, the Wind Ensemble, the University’s premiere wind and percussion group, will present their first concert of the fall semester at 7:30 p.m in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

On October 13, the Jazz Ensemble I, the top jazz ensemble at UMass Amherst, will make its fall debut at 7:30 p.m. in Bowker Auditiorium.

UMass Presents Faculty Concerts by Hulting-Cohen, Shank, Salles

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

On Tuesday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m., saxophonist Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and pianist Nadine Shank will present a concert entitled On the Edge.

On Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. (with Pre-Concert Talk at 6:45), composer and saxophonist Felipe Salles will present his Interconnections Ensemble, a jazz big band that fuses Brazilian and European traditions.