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Symphony Band concert

LOCATION:
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass campus

FEATURING:
James Patrick Miller, conductor
Greg Spiridopoulos, faculty trombone soloist

MUSIC:
Music by Dana Wilson, Frank Ticheli & others; includes two works by Wilson and Ticheli's Concertino for Trombone and Band.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 20:00

Five College Early Music Collegium: 401K(ing James)

LOCATION:
Bezanson Recital Hall

DIRECTOR:
Robert Eisenstein

ABOUT:
Celebrates the 401st anniversary of the publication of the King James Version of the Bible with 17th century English Music

TICKET INFORMATION:
No Charge

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012 - 20:00

Chapel Jazz Ensemble

LOCATION:
Bowker Auditorium, UMass Amherst campus

DIRECTOR:
David Sporny

TICKET INFORMATION:
Tickets are available online www.umasstix.com/musicanddance or at the Fine Arts Center Box Office
413-545-2511. Tickets are $3 UMass Students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/24/2012 - 20:00

Wind Ensemble concert: Dana Wilson’s Wind Concerti James Patrick Miller, conductor; John Jenkins, guest conductor

LOCATION:
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst campus

FEATURING:
Dana Wilson, guest composer
Professors Stephen Walt, bassoon & Laura Klock, horn

MUSIC:
Works by Dana Wilson & Karel Husa; including Husa’s Music for Prague, 1968 in honor of the composer's 90th birthday
Prof. John Jenkins will conduct Richard Wagner's Trauersinfonie in recognition of his upcoming retirement

Event Date: 
Mon, 04/23/2012 - 20:00

String Quartets: Intimate Music

LOCATION:
Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

DESCRIPTION:
Student chamber groups perform chamber music by Beethoven, Brahms, and more1

TICKET INFORMATION:
No Charge

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 19:30

Concert Band, Annual Spring Concert

LOCATION:
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst

CONDUCTOR:
Timothy T. Anderson
John Jenkins, guest conductor

MUSIC:
Marches, overtures, and musicals; something for everyone!

RECEPTION:
Held post-concert in honor of John Jenkins and his retirement in the George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 14:00

30th Annual New England Saxophone Symposium

LOCATION:
Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

PERFORMERS:
Lynn Klock, host & recitalist
With Nadine Shank, piano & University Saxophone Quartets

GUEST ARTISTS:
Professors Joseph Lulloff (Michigan State Univ.), Lawrence Panella (Jazz Studies, Univ. So. Mississippi) & Jeffrey W. Holmes (UMass Amherst, jazz piano)

INFORMATION:
For information call 413 545 2810, visit www.umass.edu/saxophone or email lklock@music.umass.edu

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 09:00

Off Campus - University Chamber Choir concert

LOCATION:
Grace Episcopal Church, 14 Boltwood St, Amherst

CONDUCTOR:
Tony Thorton

REPERTOIRE:
J.S. Bach: Jesu, meine Freude & music by Monteverdi, Handel, Paulus & Mäntyjärvi

TICKET INFORMATION:
There is no charge for this event, it is a benefit for the Doris D. Steward Oratorio Performance Fund: Donations Accepted

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 20:00

Opera Workshop to present Opera Scenes with Orchestra

Bowker Auditorium

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 19:30

Student Matinee - Opera Workshop to present Opera Scenes with Orchestra

Bowker Auditorium

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Opera Workshop will be taking audiences on a musical trip around the globe, with stops in Egypt, Seville, Paris, Elizabethan England and New York. Six excerpts will be presented from operas ranging from Handel to Weill. These scenes will be fully staged and accompanied by the University Orchestra conducted by Vince Lee.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/26/2012 - 10:00

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