Mead Art Museum to Host Evening Meditation Sessions Feb. 17, March 24, April 7 and May 5

January 12, 2010
Contact: Pamela Russell
Coordinator of College Programs
413/542 8229

AMHERST, Mass.—The Mead Art Museum at AmherstCollege will hold a series of four evening meditation sessions, free and open to the public, in the museum’s galleries at 7:30 p.m. on the Wednesday evenings of Feb. 17, March 24, April 7 and May 5.

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Hungarian Writer, Journalist and Human Rights Advocate Miklós Haraszti to Speak at Amherst College Feb. 17

February 10, 2010

AMHERST, Mass.–Miklós Haraszti, author, journalist, human rights advocate and university professor, will give a lecture titled “Twenty Years After the Change: The State of Freedom of the Press in Europe from the Atlantic to the Pacific,” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Pruyne Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Fayerweather Hall.

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Metropolitan Opera Performer Sandra Piques Eddy to Give Recital at Amherst College on Feb. 19

February 3, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The 2009-2010 Music at Amherst Chamber Series continues on Friday, Feb. 19, with a concert of art songs, lieder and arias by mezzo-soprano Sandra Piques Eddy.

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Three Amherst College Alumni in the Military or Intelligence to Participate in a Panel Discussion about Service Feb. 26

February 17, 2010                                                     

AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College will host a panel discussion among three alumni in the military or intelligence titled “From Campus to Country: Why We Serve” on Friday, Feb. 26, at 4:30 p.m. in Cole Assembly Room of the college’s Converse Hall.

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Amherst Symphony Orchestra to Perform Winter Concert, "Musical Landscapes," on Feb. 27

February 3, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass.— The Amherst Symphony Orchestra will present a special winter concert, titled “Musical Landscapes,” on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

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Senior Music Major’s Original Composition for Big Band and Voices to be Performed at Amherst College Feb. 28

February 3, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music will present The One of Us, a senior composition thesis by Samuel Friend ’10 on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

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Celtic Ensemble Mist Covered Mountains to Perform at Amherst College on Feb. 28

February 4, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

 

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music presents the Mist Covered Mountains Celtic ensemble featuring fiddle instructor Donna Hébert and guest performer Emmy Pierce ’11 on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

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