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.
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.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Free Keys, a public arts project designed by recent graduate Owen Henry, unveiled three painted public pianos on campus in October.
Monday, January 22, 2018
They nailed it! The UMass Minuteman Marching Band’s appearance New Year’s Day in the 129th Rose Parade is now a part of the band’s history!
Friday, December 22, 2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Winners from the UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance included Emily Kaplan, a student in Cobus du Toit’s Flute Studio, and the UMass Saxophone Quartet, featuring Nicholas Suosso, Nick Biagini, Javier Torrens, and Peter da Silva under the direction of Jonathan Hulting-Cohen.