Amherst College Faultlines Festival to Feature the Steve Lehman Trio in Concert Oct. 4

September 9, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass. – The yearlong Amherst College music festival Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century will continue on Sunday, Oct. 4, with a concert by the Steve Lehman Trio (featuring Lehman on alto saxophone, Matt Brewer on bass and Damion Reid on drums) at 4 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room of the college’s Converse Hall.

Amherst Symphony Orchestra to Perform with Pianist Henry Wong Doe at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York Oct. 12

September 14, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst Symphony Orchestra makes its New York City debut at the Peter Norton Symphony Space on Monday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m.

Novelist Jedediah Berry to Read from His Work at Amherst Books Oct. 14

September 10, 2009                    

AMHERST, Mass.—Novelist Jedediah Berry will read from his work at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Amherst Books (8 Main Street).

The Silver Age Endured: Russian Costume Design at the Mead Art Museum

October 15, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551


AMHERST, Mass.—On Friday, October 16, AmherstCollege’s MeadArt Museum will raise the curtain on a new exhibition of Russian costume design.

Amherst College Faultlines Festival to Feature Workshop by Percussionist Adam Rudolph on Oct. 15

September 18, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – Faultlines: Mapping Jazz in the 21st Century, the yearlong AmherstCollege music festival, continues with a performance workshop by renowned percussionist Adam Rudolph from 2 to 3:20 p.m. in Room 7 of the ArmsMusicCenter on the college’s campus Thursday, Oct. 15.

Philosopher to Discuss “The Reasons of Trust” at Amherst College Oct. 22

September 24, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—Pamela Hieronymi, associate professor of philosophy at UCLA, will give a talk titled “The Reasons of Trust” on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.

Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum and Art Department to Honor Michael Mazur ’57 During Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 23 to 25

October 15, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, MeadArt Museum
413/542-2551

AMHERST, Mass.—The Mead Art Museum and Department of Art and the History of Art at Amherst College will jointly honor the admired painter and printmaker Michael Mazur, Amherst Class of 1957, with multiple events that will take place during the college’s Homecoming weekend from Friday, October 23, through Sunday, October 25.

Darryl Harper ’91 and Earl MacDonald to Join Forces with Amherst College Jazz Ensemble for Oct. 24 Concert

September 24, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will perform alongside clarinetist Darryl Harper ’91 and pianist Earl MacDonald in their annual Homecoming Weekend concert on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 9:30 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Amherst College Choral Society Presents Homecoming Weekend Concert Oct. 24

September 24, 2009

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Choral Society will present its annual Homecoming Weekend Concert on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

Amherst Alumni Symphony Orchestra to Hold Inaugural Concert during Homecoming Weekend on Sun. Oct. 24

September 24, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass.— Amherst College Orchestra alumni will join its current student musicians to present the inaugural Amherst Alumni Symphony Orchestra concert during Homecoming Weekend on Sunday Oct. 24, at 1 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

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