March 2011

March 2011 Line-Up for Jazz@Schwemm’s Coffeehouse Concert Series Announced

AMHERST, Mass. – The line-up for the Spring 2011 Jazz@Schwemm’s coffeehouse performance series has been posted. Performances featuring professional and student musicians will occur on Thursdays Mar. 3, 10, 24 and 31 at 9pm in the Schwemm’s Coffeehouse in Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College. All performances are open to the public at no charge.

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Gryphon Trio to Perform Haydn, Dvorak, Ives as Music at Amherst Series Continues March 4

AMHERST, Mass. – The 2010-2011 Music at Amherst Chamber Series continues with a concert of Haydn, Dvorak and Ives by the Gryphon Trio on Friday, March 4 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The performance requires tickets and seating is assigned. Tickets may be reserved by calling 413/542-2195 or emailing concerts@amherst.edu.

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Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and Choral Fantasy to be Performed at Amherst College Mar. 5

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Department of Music will present Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and Choral Fantasy performed by the Amherst College Choral Society and Amherst Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, March 5 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. Tickets are required and seating is assigned. Reservations can be made by calling 413/542-2195 or emailing concerts@amherst.edu.

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Saxophonist and Composer Jason Robinson’s All-star Janus Ensemble Celebrates Release of Critically Acclaimed Album with Concert Mar. 6

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Department of Music celebrates the recent release of saxophonist, composer, and Assistant Professor of Music Jason Robinson’s critically acclaimed album The Two Faces of Janus (Cuneiform Records) with a concert by Robinson’s Janus Ensemble on Sunday, Mar. 6 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.  The concert is open to the public at no charge.

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Ethiopian Vocals and American Jazz Fuse in Performance by Mahmoud Ahmed and the Either/Orchestra on Mar. 25

AMHERST, Mass. – The 2010-2011 Music at Amherst Parallels Series continues with a concert by the Either/Orchestra and Ethiopian singer Mahmoud Ahmed on Friday, March 25 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. This concert requires tickets, which may be reserved by calling 413/542-2195 or emailing concerts@amherst.edu.

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Amherst College Music Faculty and Instructors Perform Rarely Heard Music for Soprano and Winds on Mar. 27

AMHERST, Mass. - The Amherst College Department of Music presents a concert of rarely heard music for soprano, flute, clarinet and piano on Sunday, Mar. 27 at 3 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The concert is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.

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