Five College New Music Festival, September 8—10, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMassFrom September 8 to 10, the UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance will host the 2017 Five College New Music Festival, featuring four concert programs of music by Five College faculty
Two upcoming events organized by the Five College Schools Partnership Program will celebrate East Asian books for young people.
Children’s/Young Adult book author Holly Thompson at Hampshire College
July 10, 7 p.m. West Lecture Hall in Franklin Patterson Hall
Increasing the number of Black and Latino K-12 teachers in Western Massachusetts is the focus of a $50,000 planning grant awarded to the Five College Schools Partnership by the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts.
Five Colleges will open its new Library Annex in Hatfield witha ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 26. Tours of the facility will begin at 2 p.m.
The Five College Collegium
Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 PM
Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
Music of Guillaume Du Fay (c. 1400 – 1474)
and other 15th Century works for voices, winds and strings
Featuring Du Fay’s monumental Missa Ave Regina Caelorum and
Nuper Rosarum Flores for the consecration of Brunelleschi’s Duomo
Directed by Robert Eisenstein, with Dan Meyers and Alice Robbins
Euridice Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Monday, April 24, 7:30 PM
Bezanson Recital Hall, University of Massachusetts
Five College Roundtable, April 12, 4 p.m., South College, UMass Amherst
Mazzocco Memorial Lecture, April 13, 4:30 p.m., South College, UMass Amherst
Looking Forward: The Study of Languages and Cultures for All, a Roundtable
April 12, 2017 4 p.m.
Room E470, South College, UMass Amherst
Living Waters, Animate Lands: Traditional Ecological Knowledge
Thursday, April 6–Saturday, April 8, 2017
UMass and Amherst College
Free and open to the public; no registration necessary
This spring, there are several opportunities to learn from Five College students about their original work and to celebrate their accomplishments. Information about all upcoming Five College events can be found at fivecolleges.edu/calendar.