Salvatore Macchia, Professor of Composition and String Bass at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been named chair of the Department of Music and Dance, effective July 1, 2019. He follows Roberta M. Marvin, who recently completed her three-year appointment as chair.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
For music teachers, student teachers, collegiate music ed majors, in-service music teachers & 5th grade students!
Friday, February 2, 2018
Nathan French '18 and two UMass Trumpet Ensembles advanced to the semifinals of the National Trumpet Competition.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018