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Symphony Band concert

EVENT: American Voices – Celebrating the Lives of Elliot Del Borgo and W. Francis McBeth, a Concert by the UMass Amherst Symphony Band

DAY & DATE: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

TIME & LOCATION: 8pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass campus

PERFORMERS: The UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Symphony Band; James Patrick Miller, conductor; Matt King and Allison Cockshaw, graduate conductors

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/30/2013 - 20:00

Infinity Brass concert

EVENT: Three by Six, a Brass Sextet concert by Infinity Brass

DAY & DATE: Monday, October 28, 2013 (Rescheduled from original date of Nov. 7)

TIME & LOCATION: 8pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass campus

PERFORMERS: Infinity Brass faculty ensemble with selected student performers

Eric Berlin & Nairam Simoes, trumpet; Laura Klock & Nicolas Au, horn; Greg Spiridopoulos & Ryan Bisson, trombone & John Bottomley, tuba

THE MUSIC: Brass Sextets by Philip Bezanson, Philip Glass & Ingolf Dahl

Event Date: 
Mon, 10/28/2013 - 20:00

Jazz Lab Ensemble & Chamber Jazz Ensembles concert

TIME & LOCATION: 8pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass campus

PERFORMERS: UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Jazz Students, directed by Ben Falkoff and Kevin Grudecki


Event Date: 
Tue, 10/29/2013 - 20:00

Vocal Seminar & Open House

EVENT: Voice Area Open House and Audition Seminar College Audition Information & Effective Practicing techniques for voice professionals, pre-college students & their parents

DAY, DATE & LOCATION: Saturday & Sunday, October 26 & 27, 2013, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst Campus

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/26/2013 - 12:30
Sun, 10/27/2013 - 09:30

Loretta LaRoche: De-stress with Jazz & Jest

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 4:00pm

Motivational speaker and author Loretta LaRoche talks with Host Bonnie Johnson about her upcoming performance at Scullers Jazz Club on Thursday, October 17, 8pm.  World renown for her approach to "HEALTH {HAPPINESS} HUMOR :)", LaRoche is an international stress management and humor consultant. Recently adding a dose of Jazz, through her album "I Concentrate on You", she's bringing renewed perspective to her "prescription for laughter". Catch Colors of Jazz for a colorful peak into Jest and Jazz featuring Loretta LaRoche and Kenny Wenzel. Tune in at 4pm.

Jazz Brunch - Steve Kirby Trio

Steve Kirby is a jazz guitarist and composer who has built a reputation for performing exciting, melodic, lyrical, and expressive mainstream and contemporary jazz.   

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/06/2013 - 10:00

Jazz Brunch - Bertram Lehmann

Known for his flexible and fluid style of drumming, Bertram Lehmann will get the weekend started during this early jazz set. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 10:00

Blues on Sunday!

The Beehive's Sunday night Blues series features a core band of legendary players with a revolving door of guests singing, sitting in, and getting down...the perfect antidote for the Sunday blues!

The all-star house blues band is led by 25-year musical veteran keyboardist and producer, Bruce Bears. Come in for a relaxing Sunday night of great performance, food and libations!

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Event Date: 
Sun, 10/06/2013 - 20:00
Sun, 10/13/2013 - 20:00
Sun, 10/20/2013 - 20:00
Sun, 10/27/2013 - 20:00

Lamine Toure

Lamine Touré comes from a long line of griots, a caste of musicians and oral historians among the Wolof people of Senegal. Born into a family of griot percussionists, masters of the sabar drum, Lamine has been drumming since the age of four.

Touré showcases his musical talent and versatility on a wide range of percussion instruments, from sabar and djembé to tama (talking drum), as well as in taasu (rhythmic poetry, similar to rap). 

Since 2002, he has been serving as Artist-in-Residence at the MIT, where he teaches sabar drumming and dance classes.

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 22:00

Mr. Nick & The Dirty Trick

Nick David's harmonica playing has a swagger that developed over thousands of one-nighters from Massachusetts to Memphis. Now he introduces the powerhouse band he's formed with four other kingpins of the New England blues scene & Mr. Nick & the Dirty Trick is now one of the region's most formidable live outfits in any genre.

No Cover

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/04/2013 - 22:00


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