Five College Consortium

Chapel Jazz & Jazz Lab Ensembles

Tue, Dec 11 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Chapel Jazz and Jazz Lab ensembles under the direction of David Sporny, Brian Martin and Haneef Nelson.

This is the last concert of the semester.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
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$10/general, $5/students and seniors, UMass students - free
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UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra

Mon, Dec 10 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Morihiko Nakahara, featuring Elizabeth Chang, violin, and Kathryn Lockwood, viola.

The program will feature Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K.364 and Shostakovich: Symphony No.5.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
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$10/general, $5 students/seniors, UMass students FREE
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Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Sun, Dec 9 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Professor Catherine Jensen-Hole.

The program will feature small & large vocal ensembles, a cappella or backed by jazz musicians, singing popular/jazz classics & new arrangements. A treat that's not to be missed.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
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$10/general, $5 students/seniors, UMass students FREE
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Marimba Bands & Ensembles

Sat, Dec 8 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents Marimba Bands and Ensembles, under the direction of Professor Thomas Hannum.

The program will include delightful arrangements of popular, jazz & classical favorites.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
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$10/general, $5 students/seniors, UMass students FREE
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Wind Ensemble & Concert Band: Out of This World

Fri, Dec 7 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Matthew Westgate, and the Concert Band, under the direction of Dr. Timothy Anderson; featuring David Waybright, guest conductor.

The program will include Joel Puckett: Shadow of Sirius with Cobus du Toit, flute; Mason Bates: Mothership; and Adam Gorb: Awayday!

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
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$10/general, $5/students and seniors, UMass students FREE
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Jazz Ensemble I Holiday Concert

Tue, Dec 4 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: 
Bowker Auditorium

The Department of Music and Dance presents Jazz Ensemble I, under the direction of Jeffrey W. Holmes, in a holiday concert.

The program will feature compositions/arrangements by Thad Jones, Bob Mintzer, Snarky Puppy, and students Brain Martin, Owen Ross, Haneef Nelson and Simon White

Special guests Carl Clements, flute & John Mastroianni, saxophone.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
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$10 general, $5 students and seniors, UMass students - free
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Five College Early Music Collegium: The Orphic Jacob

Wed, Dec 5 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Grace Church 14 Boltwood Ave. Amherst 01002

The Department of Music and Dance presents the Five College Early Music Collegium, under the direction of Professor Robert Eisenstein.

The program will feature the music of Jacob Obrecth (c. 1457-1505).

Campus: 
Other
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Visiting Writers Series Hosts Gina Apostol

Thu, Dec 6 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Memorial Hall

Gina Apostol is the author of four novels. The latest, Insurrecto, about a road trip into the heart of Duterte's Philippines and the history of the relationship between the Philippines and the United States, is also anthologized as "The Unintended" in A Kind of Compass: Stories on DistanceManila NoirGo Home!; and Massachusetts Review. A work-in-progress, William McKinley's World, like Insurrecto, uses her research on the Balangiga massacre and the Philippine-American war to cast a lens on our contemporary times. Her third book, Gun Dealers' Daughter, won the 2013 PEN/Open Book Award and was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Prize. Her first two novels, Bibliolepsy and The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata, both won the Juan Laya Prize for the Novel (Philippine National Book Award). Her essays and stories have appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, Foreign Policy, Gettysburg Review, and others. She lives in New York City and western Massachusetts and grew up in Tacloban, Philippines.

Campus: 
UMass Amherst
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Wailing Banshees Fall Concert

Thu, Dec 13 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Earle Recital Hall

Ellen Redman, director. A rousing farewell to the end of term with an emphasis on the music of Scotland. As always, jigs, reels, and the best craic on campus!

Free and open to the public.

Campus: 
Smith College
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Gamelan Fall Concert

Wed, Dec 5 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: 
Earle Recital Hall

Central Javanese Gamelan Fall Concert

Maho Ishiguro, director. Darsono, guest artist. An evening of Central Javanese Gamelan music and dance performance by Five College students and community members of the ensemble.

Free and open to the public.

Campus: 
Smith College
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