Party and Concert for Eric Sawyer's “String Works” at Amherst Books Oct. 26

October 12, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—A party and CD release concert to celebrate “String Works,” the new Albany Records recording by Eric Sawyer, assistant professor of music at Amherst College, will be held at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Amherst Books (8 Main St., Amherst, Mass.).

The Jupiter Quartet To Present Music at Amherst Nov. 11

November 2, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—In the third installment of the 2005-06 Music at Amherst Series, the Jupiter Quartet will perform a program of works by Haydn, Beethoven and Dutilleux at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

New Orleans Organist Lucius Weathersby to Perform at Amherst College Nov. 6

October 31, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Orchestra Presents Family Weekend Concert Nov. 5

Amherst College Choral Society Presents Family Weekend Concert Nov. 4

Christmas Vespers at Amherst College Dec. 4

November 15, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The annual Christmas Vespers service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 4 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College. The “Festival of Lessons and Carols ” is sponsored by the Amherst College Christian Fellowship, the Newman Club and the Protestant and Roman Catholic Religious Advisors. Admission is free, and the public is invited.

“Mega-Ditties,” Music by Retiring Professor Lewis Spratlan, at Amherst College Feb. 19

January 31, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—“Mega-Ditties,” a selection of pieces by the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Lewis Spratlan, who is retiring as the Peter R. Pouncey Professor of Music at Amherst College after 36 years, will be performed at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb.19, in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst. The concert, and a reception following in the Lewis-Sebring Dining Commons, are free and open to the public.

Amherst College Assistant Professor Eric Sawyer Receives Music Award

August 25, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Doshisha Glee Club To Perform at Amherst College Sept. 9

August 25, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Pianist Chongya Shin To Present Faculty Recital at Amherst College Sept. 19

September 10, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

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