Amherst College To Present “Magic Drums of India” May 5

May 2, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—The semester-long Festival of Indian Music at Amherst College concludes with “Magic Drums of India,” a concert featuring a tabla duet by Sanket Acharya and Rohit Panchakshari, and a mridangam and ghatam duet by Copeland Fellow Umayalpuram Mali and Dan Reck, at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 5, at Buckley Recital Hall at Amherst College. The concert is free and open to the public.

“Springtime Jazz” to Continue with Jazz Combos at Amherst College May 7-12

May 5, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Choral Society To Present Commencement Concert May 27

May 5, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Joe Belmont Group Pays Tribute to Wes Montgomery at Amherst College Feb. 11

January 25, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College jazz guitar instructor Joe Belmont will bring together the Amherst jazz faculty to perform “A Tribute to Wes Montgomery” at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11, in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Building at Amherst College. Sponsored by the music department at Amherst, the performance is free and open to the public.

2006-07 Music at Amherst Series Opens Sept. 15 with Parker Quartet

August 18, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Music at Amherst opens its 29th season of world-class chamber music with the Parker Quartet on Friday, Sept. 15, in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Building at Amherst College. Tickets for series subscriptions are on sale until Sept. 15. Five other programs are included in the series.

Amherst College Jazz Ensemble to Perform at Buckley Recital Hall on Dec. 1; Additional Jazz Concerts Dec. 4, 6, 8

November 30, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Cellist Pieter Wispelwey To Present Music at Amherst Oct. 14

September 29, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—In the second performance of the 2006-07 Music at Amherst Series, cellist Pieter Wispelwey will be joined by pianist Dejan Lazic in a program of sonatas and variations by Ludwig van Beethoven at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Building at Amherst College.

Jazz ’Round Midnight at Amherst College Nov. 10

November 6, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Amherst College Music Professor David Schneider is Author of New Book on Béla Bartók

October 26, 2006Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Russian Folk Songs in Memory of Yulya Zapolskaya at Amherst Center for Russian Culture Dec. 10

November 30, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— The Amherst Center for Russian Culture will present: “Yulya’s Song: The Love, Life and Art of a Russian-American Singer and Songwriter” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10, in the Center for Russian Culture in Webster Hall at Amherst College.

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