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String Day at UMass Amherst

EVENT: String Day at UMass Amherst
A FUN-FILLED Day for string players: pre-college students & their parents, private or classroom string teachers & orchestra directors

ACTIVITIES: Music making with UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance faculty and string students, including Chamber Music reading, Informal Orchestra Rehearsals, Mini-Lectures & Concert

FACULTY: UMass Amherst Professors Elizabeth Chang (violin), Kathryn Lockwood (viola & coordinator), Astrid Schween (cello), Salvatore Macchia (bass) & Opus One Chamber Orchestra

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/03/2013 - 09:00

Wind Ensemble Concert

EVENT: UMass Amherst Wind Ensemble concert, including the winning work of the Wind Ensemble’s 2013 Composition Competition

TIME & LOCATION: 4pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

CONDUCTOR: James Patrick Miller, UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Professor SOLOIST: Thomas Giampietro, drum set, UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Professor

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/02/2013 - 16:00

notloB Parlour Concerts presents Fellswater

Fellswater is a four piece Celtic ensemble that plays a wide range of music from Traditional to modern compositions, and draws from the heritage of all the Celtic nations, especially Scotland, Ireland, Brittany and Canada. Their instrumentation changes depending on the musical selection and includes whistle, flute, guitar, mandolin, bouzouki,violin, smallpipes and border pipes.

Betsy Ketudat, Fiddle
Jim MacConduibh, Guitar/Bouzouki
Sarah MacConduibh, Flute/Whistle
Matthew Phelps, Smallpipes

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/23/2013 - 20:00

The “Master Singers To Go”: Post-Valentine’s Day Concert

The “Master Singers To Go” present a delightful post-Valentine’s Day concert depicting love in its varied aspects. Directed by Matt Johnsen.

This group is composed of outstanding areas singers from the Master Singers of Worcester.

Repertoire from the Renaissance up to present day performed in an intimate setting to candlelight and accompanied by delicious desserts in Gifford Hall.

Reservations required: Please call 508.845.7286 or email

Suggested donation: $10 for adults and $5 for children and students.

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/16/2013 - 19:00

Family Drum Circle

At Gifford Hall

A family-friendly drum circle.  All ages and experience levels welcome.

Pack a light supper as we do take a break to eat and socialize.

Drums are available for loan, but you'll need to let us know no later than the morning of 2/14 to guarantee that we have enough for everyone.


Cost $5/drummer or $12/family.

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/15/2013 - 18:00

Womens' Silent Film Series with Pamela Hines on Piano 6pm, then Andy Cummings 9pm till Close!

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/24/2013 - 18:00

Dick Odgren Trio featuring Jeff Galindo on Trombone!

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/23/2013 - 20:30

Jubilee Gardens!

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/22/2013 - 21:00

The Russo Brothers

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/21/2013 - 21:00

Clayton Willoughby's Travelling Vaudeville Show

No Cover

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/20/2013 - 21:00


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