Event Calendar

August 2020

Sun, Aug 30, 2020

Jazz faculty on stage in Buckley Recital Hall

Jazz Faculty Event Live Stream

7:00 pm Music Department Event Live Stream

Watch the very first Jazz Faculty Concert on the music department's Event Live Stream page on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m. The Amherst College jazz faculty introduces themselves and welcomes new and returning students with a virtual showcase.

Thinking about getting involved in jazz at Amherst? Want to join the jazz ensemble or a jazz combo, take lessons and classes? Come discover the depth and richness of jazz at the College. This event features professors Darryl Harper, clarinet, and Jason Robinson, saxophones; ensemble director Bruce Diehl, saxophones; instructors Claire Arenius, drums; Joe Belmont, guitar; Carl Clements, saxophone and flutes; Geoffrey Cunningham, trumpet and flugelhorn; Ann Maggs, voice; David Picchi, bass; Stephen Page, piano; David Sporny, trombone; Eugene Uman, piano; and Bob Weiner, percussion.

The event is free and open to the public.

Ongoing Events

Aerial view of Johnson Chapel and the surrounding Amherst College campus

Poetry in the Pandemic

In the time of uncertainty and anxiety, poetry brings us hope, inspiration and reflection. Have you been reading or writing poems in the pandemic? Do you want to share the lines you've read or written with the Amherst community? Please fill out the form: https://forms.gle/AqT9ofE76gL9edCp6 or email your response to Haoran Tong '23 at htong23@amherst.edu.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents of Amherst College to participate! Help us lead a poetic life to overcome the difficult circumstances. We plan to compile all submissions into an anthology titled "Amherst Poetry in the Pandemic."