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Amherst is a lively college town that is home to the University of Massachusetts as well as the Amherst College and the Hampshire College. It is located in the Connecticut River Valley in Western Massachusetts just north of Springfield and south of Greenfield just to the east of the Connecticut River.

Amherst's thriving downtown is full of culture! Museums - bookstores -galleries - antique shops - restaurants and lots of entertainment make the town an exciting place to see.

Visit the historic homes and well-known buildings including the home of Emily Dickinson and the Amherst History Museum at the Strong House. The Amherst common has many year-round local events including the Farmer's Market, Taste of Amherst, movies on the common, Fourth of July Fireworks, Teddy Bear Rally and more. Spend the day strolling the shops of downtown or bike the 8 mile Norwottock Rail Trail or enjoy the gorgeous scenery of this picturesque area.

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Massachusetts vs. New Hampshire
NCAAH Hockey

When: Jan 16, 2015 7 PM in Amherst, Massachusetts (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19 )
Film & Discussion Series: Smoke Signals

Join us for a screening of Smoke Signals, a feature film which debunks stereotypes about native people. An award winner at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, the film is based on Sherman Alexie's short story "This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona" from his book The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven.

A facilitated discussion will follow the screening.

Free & open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Jones Library & the Coming Together Project.

For more information, visit http://www.coming-together.org/
Location: Woodbury Room



When: Mar 3, 2015 7 PM to Mar 3, 2015 9 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19 )
White Elephant Party

White Elephant Gift Exchange & Holiday Party
Dec 20 – Hosted by the Teen Advisory Board

Come to The Jones Library Woodbury Room, Saturday 20th December 3pm-5pm. Enjoy holiday decorations, treats, and games!

Please bring a wrapped gift, valued at $5 or less for the exchange. (Ages 12-17)

Please RSVP to Garrett Pinder / pinderg@joneslibrary.org / 413-259-3091
Location: Woodbury Room



When: Dec 20, 2014 2 PM to Dec 20, 2014 5 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14 )
Author Night with Don Ogden

A reading from Amherst-based Levellers Press’ Bad Atmosphere - A Collection of Poetry & Prose on the Climate Crisis by local writter/poet, Don Ogden, producer and co-host of The Enviro Show on WXOJ-LP/Valley Free Radio. The book is the culmination of decades worth of writing by Ogden focusing on various aspects of climate change that moved him to put into words feelings and thoughts evoked by "the greatest crisis of our time". Ogden, known by many as d.o., has been active in environmental issues for most of his life. His poetry and commentaries have appeared in a wide variety of publications and on national and local radio.

Joining in the celebration are local singer/songwriters Tom Neilson and Lynn Waldron, as well as Susan Theberge of Climate Action Now MA who will speak about that local groups efforts in addressing the climate crisis.

Free & open to the public.
Location: Woodbury Room



When: Jan 20, 2015 7 PM to Jan 20, 2015 8 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19 )
Faculty Voice Rectial
Saturday, February 7th @ 8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Faculty Recital
"He loves me. She loves me. Not."

Dana Schnitzer, soprano; William Hite, tenor & Nadine Shank, piano

Hugo Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch
Get ready for Valentine's Day with Wolf's ruminations on love.

Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Feb 7, 2015 12 AM to Feb 7, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors & children; $10 general public * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information (Sat, 07 Feb 2015 00 )
Trombone & Brass Choirs
Wednesday, February 25th @ 8:15pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Trombone & Brass Choirs

Greg Spiridopoulos, director


This event is free & open to the public

When: Feb 25, 2015 12 AM to Feb 25, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00 )
Music Theory Lecture Series
Wednesday, March 11th @ 1:25pm in FAC Room 44
Music Theory Lecture Series

Edward Klorman, guest speaker
Performers as Creative Agents: Cyndi Lauper's Performance of "Girls Just Want To Have Fun"


This event is free & open to the public


When: Mar 11, 2015 12 AM to Mar 11, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00 )
Alive with Dance
April 23-25 @ 8pm in Bowker Auditorium
Alive With Dance

Works choreographed & produced by UMass Dancers


Tickets: $5 students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass dance/music majors & minors
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Apr 23, 2015 12 AM to Apr 23, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $5 students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass dance/music majors & minors * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00 )
Tuesdays in Bezanson
Tuesday, February 10th @ 8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
An Evening of Schubert
Tuesdays in Bezanson
Faculty Chamber Music

UMass Faculty performers:
Elizabeth Chang, violin; William Hite, tenor; Kathryn Lockwood, viola; Salvatore Macchia, contrabass; Joshua Michal, horn; Astrid Schween, cello; Michael Sussman, clarinet & Stephen Walt, bassoon
With guest artist Joel Pitchon, violin

Schubert's Octet in F major, D. 803 & Vocal Works



Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Feb 10, 2015 12 AM to Feb 10, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors & children; $10 general public * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information (Tue, 10 Feb 2015 00 )
Jazz Lab Ensemble
Tuesday, April 7th @ 8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Jazz Lab Ensemble

Mara Penatzer & Wes Smith, directors

This event is free & open to the public

When: Apr 7, 2015 12 AM to Apr 7, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00 )
Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Sunday, April 26th @ 8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Catherine Jensen-Hole, conductor
Arrangements of much-loved standards; new music/arrangements by grads & undergrads


Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Apr 26, 2015 12 AM to Apr 26, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00 )
Percussion Ensemble & Arx Duo
Friday, February 13th @ 8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Percussion Ensemble & Arx Duo

Ayano Kataoka, director
Guest Duo: Garrett Arney & Mari Yoshinaga

Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Feb 13, 2015 12 AM to Feb 13, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: Free * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00 )
Facutly Rectial: Josh Michal & John Bottomley
Sunday, February 15th @ 2pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Faculty Recital

Joshua Michal, horn; John Bottomley, tuba with Ludmila Krasin, piano

Music by Dvorák, Tibbetts, Kulesha, Jevtic & others



Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Feb 15, 2015 12 AM to Feb 15, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public; free for Music majors/m * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Sun, 15 Feb 2015 00 )
Bach Festival: St. John's Passion
UMass Amherst J.S. Bach Festival Concert
Saturday, April 18th, 7:30pm at the Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst Town Common

UMass Bach Festival Orchestra & Chorus
Julian Wachner, conductor
Tony Thornton, chorus master
Soloists: William Hite, Evangelist; Kate Saik, soprano; Emily Marvosh, alto; Matthew Anderson, tenor; David Kravitz, bass; Dana Whiteside, Christus

Bach: St. John Passion (1725 version)

$5 Students/ $20 General public
Box office 413-545-2511

When: Apr 18, 2015 12 AM to Apr 18, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: 5$ Students/ 20$ General Public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00 )
Concert Band
Sunday, April 12th @ 2pm in Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
Concert Band

Timothy T. Anderson, conductor
Featuring band classics & favorites

Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors
Box Office 413-545-2511



When: Apr 12, 2015 12 AM to Apr 12, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00 )
Opera Workshop: On the Air
Tuesday, March 24th @ 8pm in Bowker Auditorium
Opera Workshop: On the Air

Coordinators: William Hite, Marjorie Melnick & Dana Schnitzer
Guest director: Sheila Siragusa

Barber: A Hand of Bridge; Moore: Gallantry & Menotti: Old Maid and the Thief

Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Mar 24, 2015 12 AM to Mar 24, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00 )
Symphony Band
Wednesday, March 4th @ 8pm in Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
Symphony Band Concert
Matthew Westgate, conductor
Composer-in-Residence, Kathryn Salfelder

Copland: Outdoor Overture; Jonathan Newman: Moon by Night; Salfelder: Cathedrals; Anthony Iannacone: After a Gentle Rain; Grainger: Ye Banks & Braes O'Bonnie Doon & Frank Ticheli: Angels in the Architecture


Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Mar 4, 2015 12 AM to Mar 4, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00 )
UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra
Friday, March 6th @ 8pm in Bowker Auditorium
UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra

Brandon Keith Brown, conductor

Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Mar 6, 2015 12 AM to Mar 6, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00 )
UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra
Thursday, April 23rd @ 8pm in FAC Concert Hall
UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra

Brandon Keith Brown, conductor


Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Apr 23, 2015 12 AM to Apr 23, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music ma (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00 )
UMass High School Jazz Festival
Saturday, February 28th @ 8:30am-6pm Bezanson & Music Wing
17th Annual High School Jazz Festival

High School Big Bands, Combos & Vocal Jazz Ensembles
Clinics by UMass faculty, guest adjudicators and special guest Eddie Palmieri

Ensemble Registration: jwholmes@music.umass.edu and/or TA Mike Caudill mcaudill@music.umass.edu
Daytime activities free & open to the public

8pm concert: Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra (Fine Arts Center Concert Hall)
Winning High School band plays 7:30pm
Tickets to 8pm concert: www.fineartscenter.com or 1 800 999 UMAS

When: Feb 28, 2015 12 AM to Feb 28, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: Daytime activities FREE, Concert price separate * see below for ticketing information (Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00 )
Bach Festival: Hercules at the Crossroads & Chamber Music
UMass Amherst J.S. Bach Festival Concert
Sunday, April 19th @ 3pm in Bezanson Recital Hall

Hercules at the Crossroads: Cantata Concert plus Faculty Chamber Music
Tony Thornton, conductor
Shannon Rose McAuliffe, soprano; Emily Marvosh, alto; Eric C. Perry, tenor; Will Prapestis, baritone

Cantata BWV 213, Laßt uns sorgen, laßt uns wachen - Herkules auf dem Scheidewege
PLUS: Flute Sonata in E minor, BWV 1034 & Trio Sonata in G Major, BWV 1038

Elizabeth Chang, violin; Christopher Krueger, flute; Fredric T. Cohen, oboe; Alice Robbins, cello & Gregory Hayes, harpsichord

$3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors & children; $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Apr 19, 2015 12 AM to Apr 19, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass Students; $5 Other Students, seniors, children; $10 General Public * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information (Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00 )
Wind Ensemble Concert
Wednesday, April 22 @ 8pm in FAC Concert Hall
Wind Ensemble Concert
Into the Unknown

Matthew Westgate, conductor
Joshua Michal, horn

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man; Michael Markowski: City Trees; James Beckel: Horn Concerto: The Glass Bead Game; Ingolf Dahl: Sinfonietta; John Williams/arr. Paul Lavender: Adventures on Earth (Music from the movie E.T.)

Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Apr 22, 2015 12 AM to Apr 22, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music ma * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00 )
Student Composers' Concert
Monday, April 27th @ 7:30pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Student Composers' Concert

Salvatore Macchia, coordinator

This event is free & open to the public

When: Apr 27, 2015 12 AM to Apr 27, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: Free and open to the public (Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00 )
30th Annual High School Honor Band Festival
Saturday, Februay 7th @ 7pm in Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
30th Annual High School Honor Band Festival

Conductors: Matthew Westgate & Timothy T. Anderson
With guest conductor: Carol Hayward, Bowling Green State University

Featuring 250 musicians from 50 high schools in 7 states

This event is free & open to the public

When: Feb 7, 2015 12 AM to Feb 7, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Sat, 07 Feb 2015 00 )
Marimba Extravaganza: Marimba Bands & Ensembles
Saturday, April 18th @ 8pm in Bowker Auditorium
Marimba Bands & Ensembles
Marimba Extravaganza

Thom Hannum, director

Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public; free for music majors/minors
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Apr 18, 2015 12 AM to Apr 18, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public; free for musi * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00 )
Jazz Ensemble I/ Studio Orchestra
Wednesday, April 29th @ 8pm in Bowker Auditorium
Jazz Ensemble I & Studio Orchestra

Jeffrey W. Holmes, director
Award-winning ensembles perform new works and selected repertoire

Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public; free for music majors/minors
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Apr 29, 2015 12 AM to Apr 29, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public; free for music majors/ * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00 )
Chapel Jazz Ensemble
Tuesday, April 14th @ 8pm in Bowker Auditorium
Chapel Jazz Ensemble

Felipe Salles, director

Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Apr 14, 2015 12 AM to Apr 14, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00 )
Graduate Jazz Composers Recital
Thursday, February 12th @ 8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Graduate Jazz Composers Recital

Graduate Jazz Writing Majors Wes Smith, Mara Penatzer, George Kaye, Christian Tremblay, Mike Caudill, Dan Thomas, Jen Allen and Dave Skelly present new ensemble works, including performances by UMass' Jazz Ensemble I


This event is free & open to the public

When: Feb 12, 2015 12 AM to Feb 12, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00 )
34th Annual Jazz Showcase: Spotlight on Music of 1969
Thursday, February 19th @ 7:30pm in Bowker Auditorium
34th Annual Jazz Showcase: Spotlight on the Music of 1969

Directors: Jeffrey W. Holmes (producer), Catherine Jensen-Hole, Felipe Salles, Tom Giampietro, Mara Penatzer & Wes Smith

Ensembles: Jazz Ensemble I, Chapel Jazz, Jazz Lab, Vocal Jazz & Chamber Jazz groups
Featuring classics in Jazz, Pop & Beyond from Mason Williams, Joni Mitchell, Don Ellis, Thad Jones, the Ventures, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich & more!


Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Feb 19, 2015 12 AM to Feb 19, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public; free for Music majors/m * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00 )
Brass Fest
Wednesday, April 15th @ 8pm in Bowker Auditorium
Brass Fest

Eric Berlin, John Bottomley, Josh Michal & Greg Spiridopoulos, directors
Trombone, Horn & Brass Choirs; Tuba/Euphonium & Trumpet Ensembles


This event is free and open to the public.

When: Apr 15, 2015 12 AM to Apr 15, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: FREE (Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00 )
Jazz Faculty Recital
Thursday, January 29th @ 8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Jazz Faculty Recital

UMass Jazz Faculty, including Catherine Jensen-Hole, Felipe Salles, Tom Giampietro, Jeff Holmes, Bob Ferrier and guests perform originals and arrangements

Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Jan 29, 2015 12 AM to Jan 29, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information (Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00 )
Faculty Recital: Salvatore Maccia, Contrabass
Tuesday, February 3rd @ 8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Faculty Recital

Salvatore Macchia, contrabass

Works for solo doublebass & interactive live electronics and video
Music includes Doborowski, Bernard Rands, Jacon Druckman, Jazer Giles (UMass grad student) & Salvatore Macchia

Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Feb 3, 2015 12 AM to Feb 3, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information (Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00 )
String Day
Sunday, March 1st @ 9am-3pm in Fine Arts Center Music Wing
String Day at UMass Amherst

Kathryn Lockwood, director
Welcoming string players to our chamber orchestras: Opus 4, Junior participants; Opus 3, Intermediate; Opus 2, Senior & Parents/Teachers.
Music reading & discussion culminate in 1:30pm concert.

Register by Feb 12: $25 lunch included, OR Day of: $35 no lunch
umass.edu/stringday or email stringdayumass@gmail.com

When: Mar 1, 2015 12 AM to Mar 1, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: Register by Feb 12: $25 lunch included, OR Day of: $35 no lunch * see below for ticketing information (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00 )
Wind Ensemble
Monday, March 2nd @ 8pm in Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
Wind Ensemble Concert
Heaven & Earth

James Shetler, conductor
Matthew Westgate, director of wind studies
Kathryn Salfelder, composer-in-residence

Barber, Commando March; Respighi, Huntingtower Ballad for Band; Robert Spittal, Consort for Ten Winds; Salfelder, Crossing Parallels; Sousa, The Thunderer & Ira Hearshen: After "The Thunderer"

Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Mar 2, 2015 12 AM to Mar 2, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00 )
Recital of Anniversaries: Estela Olevsky, piano
Sunday, March 1st @ 4pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Recital of Anniversaries

Estela Olevsky, piano, Professor Emerita
Music by Schubert, Charles Bestor, Robert Stern, Albeniz & others

Celebrating the 90th birthday of Bestor & 45th anniversary of Olevsky's Amherst debut

Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Mar 1, 2015 12 AM to Mar 1, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00 )
Faculty Recital: Elizabeth Chang, violin
Tuesday, January 20th @ 8pm in Bezanson
Faculty Recital

Elizabeth Chang, violin
With Steven Beck, piano

Music includes: Bach- Sonata for Violin & Keyboard, BWV 1017; Bartok- Sonata No. 1, Sz.75; Szymmanowski- Violin Sonata, Op. 9

Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Jan 20, 2015 12 AM to Jan 20, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information (Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00 )
String Chamber Music
Sunday, April 12th, 7pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
String Chamber Music

Advanced student ensembles perform

This event is free & open to the public


When: Apr 12, 2015 12 AM to Apr 12, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: Free (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00 )
Faculty Recital: Kathryn Lockwood, viola
Sunday, January 25th @ 4pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Faculty Recital: Kathryn Lockwood, viola
Rumi Experience
duoJalal

duoJalal is:
Kathryn Lockwood, viola
With Yousif Sheronick, percussion

Spoken poetry by 13th century poet/mystic Jalal a-din Rumi & works by leading composers including commissions for the Rumi Experience by Evan Ziporyn & Lev Zhurbin.



Tickets: $3 UMass students, $5 other students, seniors & children, $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Jan 25, 2015 12 AM to Jan 25, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information (Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00 )
Faculty Recital: Christopher Krueger, flute
Wednesday, April 8th @ 8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Faculty Recital

Christopher Krueger, flute
With Judith Gordon, piano

Bach: B Minor Sonata , BWV 1030
Schoenberg: Sonata after the Wind Quintet, Op. 26



Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Apr 8, 2015 12 AM to Apr 8, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 00 )
33rd Annual Saxophone Symposium
Saturday, March 28th @ 8:30am-8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
33rd Annual Saxophone Symposium

Masterclasses & performances by Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, Felipe Salles; with guests Robert Young & Rudresh Mahanthappa

High School classical solo & jazz Competitions, $300 prizes
Merchandise for sale
Host Sponsors: Gerry's Music Shop & Vandoren; Other Sponsors: Selmer, D'Addario, Eastman, Fine Arts Center

Registration: www.umass.edu/music
$

When: Mar 28, 2015 12 AM to Mar 28, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00 )
Faculty Recital: Ayano Kataoka, percussion
Tuesday, March 10th @ 8pm in Bezanson Recital Hall
Faculty Recital

Ayano Kataoka, percussion
Stockhausen, Stuart Saunders Smith & others

Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public
Box Office 413-545-2511

When: Mar 10, 2015 12 AM to Mar 10, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children; $10 general public * contact the Presenting Organization listed below for ticketing information (Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00 )
Connections and Disconnections
Work by six veteran digital photographers showing their very diverse work as a group for the first time.

When: Jan 2, 2015 12 AM to Jan 2, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Fri, 02 Jan 2015 00 )
Connections and Disconnections
Six veteran digital photographers show their very diverse work together for the first time as a group.

When: Jan 2, 2015 12 AM to Jan 2, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Fri, 02 Jan 2015 00 )
Performance: Warren Wolf & Wolfpack
Part of the 16th annual Billy Taylor Jazz Residency. A multi-instrumental talent, Warren Wolf has an impressive background playing the vibraphone, marimba, drums and piano. He has performed with some of the best in the business, including Wynton Marsalis, Nicholas Payton and Christian McBride. His CD Wolfgang, released on Mack Avenue Records in 2013, prompted a JazzTimes review that stated, "Warren Wolf appears to be on a path to stardom as arguably the most exciting bop vibraphonist since Bobby Hutcherson." Catch this rising young talent in the jazz genre.

When: Feb 5, 2015 12 AM to Feb 5, 2015 12 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts
Cost: Regular ticket prices $25, $15; Five College, GCC and 17 & under $10. Tickets available by calling 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS, or at fineartscenter.com. (Thu, 05 Feb 2015 00 )
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime for infants to preschoolers and their families. Storytime includes singing, stories, and fingerplays. No preregistration is required.
Location: Children's Room



When: Dec 18, 2014 10 AM to Dec 18, 2014 11:15:00 AMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10 )
The Jones Library will close at noon.
Wednesday December 24, 2014
9:00 AM until 12:00 PM

When: Dec 24, 2014 9 AM to Dec 24, 2014 12 PMin Amherst, Massachusetts (Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09 )
ADAM DEVINE @ The Mullins Center | Amherst, MA | 2.17.15
All Ages

NV Concepts Presents:

FROM COMEDY CENTRAL'S WORKAHOLICS, ABC'S MODERN FAMILY, AND PITCH PERFECT:

ADAM DEVINE

Tuesday, February 17th 2015

The Mullins Center

UMass Amherst | Amherst, MA


Doors: 7:30 PM | All Ages



When: Feb 17, 2015 7 PM in Amherst, Massachusetts (Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19 )
Adam Devine
When: Feb 17, 2015 8 PM in Amherst, Massachusetts (Tue, 17 Feb 2015 20 )
Connecticut Huskies at Massachusetts Minutemen Hockey
When: Jan 2, 2015 7 PM in Amherst, Massachusetts (Fri, 02 Jan 2015 19 )
Umass Lowell Riverhawks at Massachusetts Minutemen Hockey
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