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University Dancers: Cadáver Exquisito

Thursday, November 9, 2017

On Nov. 30 through Dec. 2, the Department of Music and Dance will present Cadáver Exquisito, a surrealist evening of dance theater by the University Dancers. Directed and choreographed by Thomas Vacanti and Leslie Frye Maietta, the performances will take place at 7:30 each evening in the Totman Performance Lab.

Elaine Saloio, Ellen Redman, Adrianne Greenbaum, Cobus du Toit

Western Mass Flute Day

Monday, November 6, 2017

On Sat. Nov. 18, UMass Amherst hosts its 2nd Western Massachusetts Flute Day, coordinated by flute faculty member Cobus du Toit. The full-day event is open to flutists of all ages and skill levels, and includes a Guest Artist Concert by Christina Jennings at 5pm.

Faculty Chamber Concerts in November

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On Nov. 2 and Nov. 15, the UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance presents two chamber concerts by members of its distinguished faculty.

Opus One Chamber Orchestra

Presenting Opus One Chamber Orchestra, String Chamber Groups & All-University Orchestra

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

On Nov. 9, 14 and 15, the UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance presents concerts by the Opus One Chamber Orchestra and ensembles from the UMass String Program, both coordinated by Elizabeth Chang, and the UMass All-University Orchestra, directed by Morihiko Nakahara.

UMass Music & Dance to Host High School, College Choral Festival

Saturday, October 28, 2017

UMass hosts this year’s High School and Collegiate Choral Festival, a performance of honors choirs under the auspices of the Massachusetts chapter of the American Choral Directors Association.

Jazz Lab Ensemble

Concerts by Jazz Lab, Brass Ensembles

Friday, October 27, 2017

On Thursday, October 26, the UMass Jazz Lab ensemble, directed by graduate conductors  Dann Friedman and Zach Bartolomei, present a performance of pop/jazz standards and contemporary works.

On Monday, October 30, ensembles from the department’s brass program present a concert of chamber works titled “Brass of UMass.”