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Seth Meicht and the Big Sound Ensemble

Seth Meicht - tenor saxophone/composition
Jim Hobbs - alto saxophone
Charlie Kohlhase - baritone saxophone
Phil Grenadier - trumpet
Forbes Graham - trumpet
Jeff Galindo - trombone
Jef Charland - bass
Luther Gray - drums

Event Date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 19:00

Liebman-Copland Duo

About Dave Liebman:

”Best known from his early-1970s work with Miles Davis, Liebman has
spent his time since then carving out a career that defines
unpredictability. His provocative recordings have veered in multiple
directions...What binds these many albums is his world-class playing.”
Washington Post - Steve Futterman

“Liebman is among the most important saxophonists in contemporary
music . . . a leader and artist of integrity and independent
Leonard Feather - Downbeat

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/15/2014 - 18:00
Sat, 03/15/2014 - 20:00

Music Theory Speakers’ Series

EVENT: Music Theory Speakers’ Series-- Differences and Similarities between India and the West

TIME & LOCATION: 1:25-2:15pm, Fine Arts Center Music Wing, Room 44, UMass Amherst campus

SPEAKER: John Cooper
Cooper is a MacDowell Colony Fellow, co-founder of the Cooper Music Studios and the East-West Chamber Ensemble, president of the East-West Music Edition, member of ASCAP and adjudicator for the National Guild of Piano Teachers.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 13:30

Pulp Records Presents....

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/22/2014 - 21:00

Scubaphone w/ All of the Animals ~

Last show with Price, drummer, who is moving to NYC to pursue his future in sound design. Come say a groovy goodbye to a good friend and fantastic drummer of Scubaphone! All of the Animals will take the stage at 9 til 10:30, followed by Scubaphone until closing

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/13/2014 - 21:00

Ronnie Nordac: Bong Wish

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/11/2014 - 22:00

Faculty Viola & Piano Recital

TIME & LOCATION (note time)
6 pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

UMass Amherst Music & Dance Department Professors Kathryn Lockwood, viola, and Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Professor Emerita Estela Olevsky, piano

Robert Schumann: Märchenbilder, Paul Hindemith: Sonata Op. 11/4, Joan Tower: Wild Purple
About Wild Purple, Ms. Tower said she had never thought of the viola this way, "so I decided to see if I could write a piece that had wild energy in it."

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/01/2014 - 18:00


String Day
Welcoming string players to our chamber orchestras: Opus 4, Junior participants; Opus 3, Intermediate; Opus 2, Senior; and parents & teachers.

Chamber music readings, orchestras & discussion culminate in 1:30pm concert.

UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance Professor Kathryn Lockwood

9am – 3:15pm, Music Wing of the Fine Arts Center, UMass Amherst campus

Registration and Information
By 2/13/14: $25 (includes lunch)

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/02/2014 - 09:00 to 15:30

Opus One Chamber Orchestra in Concert

8 pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

Music & Dance Department UMass Amherst String Students perform with faculty members Elizabeth Chang, violin & coordinator; Kathryn Lockwood, viola; Astrid Schween, cello & Salvatore Macchia, contrabass

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048 and Josef Suk: Serenade for Strings in E flat Major, Op. 6

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/04/2014 - 20:00


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