Pianist Leon Fleisher Presents Music at Amherst April 11

March 30, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Pianist Leon Fleisher will return to Amherst for the final concert in the 2005-06 Music at Amherst Series on Tuesday, April 11, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Building at Amherst College. The program will include solo pieces and a couple of duets with pianist Katherine Jacobson. Tickets are available only to subscribers and students.

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.

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.