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UMass Vocal Ensembles Are Great Collaborators Concert #2

The UMass Amherst Chamber Choir and Chorale are collaborating with off-campus vocal ensembles in two major concerts this fall.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 17:30

UMass Vocal Ensembles Are Great Collaborators Concert #1

The UMass Amherst Chamber Choir and Chorale are collaborating with off-campus vocal ensembles in two major concerts this fall.

On Saturday, October 25, the Chamber Choir teams up with the Illuminati Vocal Arts Ensemble for a concert beginning at 7:30pm at the Newman Center on the UMass Amherst campus.  Both ensembles are under the direction of UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance Director of Choral Studies, Professor Tony Thornton.  Illuminati is an auditioned chamber chorus comprised of professional-level volunteer singers from the off-campus community.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 19:30

Less is More

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm

Maybe a year ago, host Nick Noble was challenged to see just how many songs he could play in four hours. Without cheating (all station IDs, underwriting spots, calendar events, and listener shout-outs were covered) the total was 97 songs. Well, now the new challenge is to play as few songs as possible in four hours without cheating (at least 50 minutes of music has to be played every hour). So we’ll hear Arlo Guthrie, Don McLean, Mary McCaslin, Jamie Brockett, and a handful of others. Can we shoot for 30 songs or less? 25? 20? Tune in and find out!

Poetry in Song

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

Listen to the works of Bob Dylan, Bruce Cockburn, Shel Silverstein, Linda McCarthy; also Edgar Allen Poe, Alfred Noyes, and Rudyard Kipling (as interpreted by Phil Ochs and others)….and much, much more, including a few surprises! For hours of great music with host Nick Noble, and an on-air interview with Canadian poet and songwriter Bruce Cockburn.

Listener Requests, Fan Favorites & New Tracks

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 7:00pm

This evening on Folk Revival, we'll share with you an eclectic mix of folk songs, both old and new. Enjoy four hours of music with host Nick Noble!

Hackleman Duo - guest artist Recital & Masterclass

Guest Artist Recital & Masterclass: Martin Hackleman, horn & Kelly Hackleman, piano

Recital: 5pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus
Masterclass: 6:30pm, Fine Arts Center Music wing, Room 154

RECITAL REPERTOIRE: To include works by Barber, Rheinberger, Ravel & Wilder

Event Date: 
Mon, 10/27/2014 - 17:00

Live Jazz Dinner Set with Bruce Bartlett

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/18/2014 - 18:30

Live Jazz Dinner Set with Jamie Stewardson

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:30

Dr. Sax's Dixie Band in Laconia, NH

At Taylor Community Woodside Building, 435 Union Ave, Laconia, NH

Dr. Sax’s Dixie Band plays the definitive New Orleans jazz works of the early 1900’s. Modeled after the Dixieland river boat groups and marching brass bands of the era, this four-piece instrumental group performs classic popular songs, blues, and spirituals.

Dr. Sax's Dixie Band is:

Zach Lange Trumpet
Eric Klaxton Saxophone
Jon Lorentz Saxophone
Claude Fried Tuba

Admission is Free

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/19/2014 - 15:00

Paul Collyer + John John Giangregorio of Paulie's New Orleans Jazz & Blues Festival (Encore Promo)

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:00pm

In an encore of The Business Beat, Steve Jones-D’Agostino, strategic partner of Susan Wagner PR + Best Rate of Climb, interviews Paul Collyer of BA Event Promotions and John Giangregorio of the Canal District Alliance. They talk about The 2014 Paulie’s New Orleans Jazz & Blues Festival. This episode aired originally on June 15, 2014.


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