Veteran Civil Rights Activist/Martin Luther King Jr. Confidante Billy Kyles to Speak at Amherst College’s MLK Day Multifaith Service Feb. 8

January 24, 2011
For immediate release
Contact: Caroline Jenkins Hanna
Director of Media Relations
413/542-8417

AMHERST, Mass.—The Rev. Samuel “Billy” Kyles, a veteran civil rights activist and close confidante of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will lead the annual multifaith service in celebration of the life and works of Dr. King starting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Johnson Chapel at Amherst College.

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Amherst College Jazz Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Choral Society to Perform During Homecoming Weekend Nov. 12 and 13

September 29, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music announces the fall 2010 Homecoming Weekend concert schedule. The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12; the Amherst Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13 and the Amherst College Choral Society will perform at 9 pm on Saturday, Nov. 13.

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Amherst College Choral Society, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble To Perform Family Weekend Concerts Oct. 29 and 30

September 29, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music announces the fall 2010 Family Weekend Concert schedule. The Amherst College Choral Society will perform at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29; the Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30; and the Amherst Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8:30 pm on Saturday, Oct. 30.

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Amherst College to Mark the Holiday Season with Annual Vespers Service Dec. 6

November 3, 2009    

AMHERST, Mass.—AmherstCollege will celebrate the 2009 holiday season in the annual Christmas Vespers service on Sunday, December 6, at 4 and 7:30 p.m. in Johnson Chapel. The “Festival of Lessons and Carols,” as it is called, is sponsored by the school’s Office of Religious Life and the Amherst College Choral Society.

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Amherst College Choral Society and Symphony Orchestra Team Up to Present Carmina Burana on March 7

February 17, 2009
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manger
413/542-2195


AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Department of Music will present Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana on Saturday, March 7, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

Amherst College Department of Music Announces Three Concerts for Family Weekend, Nov. 2 and 3

Submitted by Emanuel Costache
October 31, 2007 Contact: Sara Leonard Concert and Production Manager 413/542-2195