Festival features wide variety of classical new music performers and compositions

New Music rehearsal 2015Five 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 Five College East Asian events aim to please families and inform educators

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

Community Foundation grant to fund effort to increase diversity among K–12 teachers

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 College Early Music Program presents a range of performances

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

Elizabeth Mazzocco memorial events explore broad impact of language

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

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Looking Forward: The Study of Languages and Cultures for All, a Roundtable
April 12, 2017 4 p.m.
Room E470, South College, UMass Amherst