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UMass Amherst Graduate Brass Quintet - Free Concert

Bezanson Recital Hall

The concert will feature a variety of styles and include J.S. Bach’s Contrapunctus I and Jan Bach’s Rounds and Dances. The program is suitable for families, students, faculty and members of the on- and off-campus communities.

The Quintet consists of Graduate students in the Department of Music & Dance who teach locally at all levels, perform regularly with regional ensembles, and do community outreach events through the Pioneer Valley.

The instruments of a brass quintet are two trumpets, a French horn, trombone and tuba.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/10/2012 - 16:00

JP CONCERTS presents vocalist VANESSA SCHUKIS accompanied by pianist SCOTT NICHOLAS

They will be featured in a program on the varying aspects of love, as portrayed by Kurt Weill, William Bolcom, Richard Stoltz, and other 20th century composers. 

Tickets are $10 at the door. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/03/2012 - 16:00

JP CONCERTS presents presents violinist ETIENNE GARA accompanied by pianist JAYOUNG KIM.

They will perform Sonata for Violin and Piano in B-flat Major, KV. 454 by W. A. Mozart (1756-1791); Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in A Major, Op. 13, by Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924); and Tzigane by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937). 

Tickets are $10 at the door. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 16:00

The Sunset Jazz Jam

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Steve Berke

2nd Sunday: Molly Flannery

3rd Sunday: Michael Chasse

4th Sunday: Wendy Nottonson

5th Sunday (occasional) Joan Watson-Jones and "The Jazz Room Live!"

In  the sunset jams, participants can expect to call the tunes, keys and tempos, after the opening house band set.(Note to vocalists, in particular: please bring charts!). We have great food, great atmosphere, and lots of supportive people!  All ages Welcome!

Note: Diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams! Of course!

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/04/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 11/25/2012 - 16:00

The Starlight Jazz Jam

In the Starlight Jams, participants can play on any tune at any time after the opening house band set.

Designed for a more professional level of playing. The host band may call tunes, keys or tempos.

Note: Newcomers, diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams! Of course!

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Brooke Sofferman

2nd Sunday: John Funkhouser

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/04/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 11/11/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 11/25/2012 - 19:30

The September Quartet

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/19/2012 - 21:30

Johnny Hoy and The Bluefish - Late Show

Ticket: $15
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $12.50


Event Date: 
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 21:30

Johnny Hoy and The Bluefish - Dinner Show

Ticket: $12.50

Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10



Event Date: 
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 19:00

Christopher Williams, Jake Armerding opens

Hailing from Nashville, but nothing like your typical Nashville songwriter, Christopher Williams is a songwriter, storyteller, and entertainer - offering songs that are honest and confessional, yet never overbearing; and performances that engage audiences with an appealing mix of intense passion and humor.

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/29/2012 - 20:00


Toughcats come from the islands of North Haven and Vinalhaven, 12 miles off the coast of Maine. They are a nationally touring indie americana rock trio. They have been performing together for over eight years.

“It’s not every day that you’re completely blown away by a band. However, at their CMJ Festival showcase at Sullivan Hall, Toughcats managed to put the entire room in awe.” (Elise Yablon, NYC Examiner)

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/28/2012 - 20:00


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