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String Chamber Music Concert at UMass Amherst

TIME & LOCATION: 7:30pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

COORDINATOR:  UMass Department of Music & Dance Professor of Violin, Elizabeth Chang

PERFORMERS:  Department of Music & Dance advanced string & piano players

MUSIC: Chamber works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Haydn, Kodaly, Dvorak & Beethoven


Event Date: 
Sun, 12/06/2015 - 19:30

Research in Music Lecture: David Schneider at UMass Amherst

Virtuous Virtuosity

EVENT:   Research in Music Lecture Series: Virtuous Virtuosity: The Concerto and the Challenge of Transcendence

DAY & DATE:  Friday, December 4, 2015

TIME & LOCATION:  2:30-3:30pm, Room 154, Fine Arts Center Music Wing, UMass Amherst campus

SPEAKER: David E. Schneider, Professor of Music at Amherst College

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/04/2015 - 14:30

Vocal Jazz Ensemble Concert at UMass Amherst

Time & Place:  7:30pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst

Director: Department of Music & Dance Professor Catherine Jensen-Hole

Music: Old and new tunes from large and small vocal jazz ensembles, featuring arrangements of The Hilos, New York Voices and Peter Eldridge from NY Voices.  New arrangements and compositions from master’s degree student Christian Tremblay and Catherine Jensen-Hole

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/07/2015 - 19:30

Discover the Musical Innovators of Tomorrow with Contemporary Improvisation Salon Nights at New England Conservatory of Music

A Free Series of Concerts, December 8 – 14

Discover the best improvisers of tomorrow with Contemporary Improvisation Salon Nights, nine one-hour concerts, December 8 at 7:00pm at NEC’s Pierce Hall to Monday, December 14 at 9:00pm at NEC’s Pierce Hall.

These concerts, featuring students from NEC’s Contemporary Improvisation department, take place at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. each evening on December 8, 9 & 14 and are free and open to the public.

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/08/2015 - 19:00 to Mon, 12/14/2015 - 21:00


Event Date: 
Sun, 01/24/2016 - 16:30

The Music of Ellington, Strayhorn and Beyond...with the Greg Hopkins Sixtet

Featuring: Greg Hopkins—Trumpet 
Arnie Krakowsky--Tenor Sax, 
Dan Fox—Trombone   
Tim Ray—Piano
John Lockwood—Bass
Joe Hunt—Drums

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/14/2015 - 19:30

Senator Jamie Eldridge and Jin O'Reilly on Northeast Energy Direct (Encore Episode)

Sunday, November 22, 2015 - 10:00pm

In an encore of The Business Beat, Steve Jones-D’Agostino, strategic partner of Susan Wagner PR + Best Rate of Climb, interviews Democratic State Senator Jamie Eldridge of Acton, and Jim O’Reilly, director of public policy for the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships.

Ginger Strand: The Brothers Vonnegut

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 4:00pm

Inquiry welcomes back writer and journalist GINGER STRAND to talk about her new dual biography THE BROTHERS VONNEGUT: SCIENCE AND FICTION IN THE HOUSE OF MAGIC. After World War II, Kurt was a struggling writer working on his first novel Player Piano and brother Bernie was an accomplished scientist interested in learning how to control weather. And they both worked at GE. Tune in and learn their amazing stories. 

Land Ho! at the Fitchburg Art Museum

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 4:00pm

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome EMILY MAZZOLA, the Koch Curatorial Fellow at the Fitchburg Art Museum and artist and professor SHONA MACDONALD (one of her Uncanny Valley series pictured here) . They will discuss the current dynamite exhibition of past and contemporary landscape works at FAM: LAND HO! To see some examples of Shona MacDonald’s work, go to:
The Fitchburg Art Museum’s site is:

Yoko Miwa Trio

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/14/2015 - 20:00
Tue, 11/17/2015 - 17:30
Sat, 11/28/2015 - 20:00


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