Umass Dartmouth Music Department Announces Fall Schedule

Dartmouth, MA The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department announced its the fall lineup of musical performances. Unless otherwise noted, all performances will take place at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts auditorium, room 153.

Dartmouth, MA—The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department announced its the fall lineup of musical performances. Unless otherwise noted, all performances will take place at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts auditorium, room 153. 

The Guest Artist series will begin on Tuesday, October 14 at 12:30 p.m. with a performance by soprano Junko Watanabe, accompanied by pianist Wayman Chin. 

On Thursday, October 23, the Music of India will be presented at 12:30 p.m. 

Tuesday, October 28 at 12:30 p.m., the new UMass Dartmouth Music Faculty member Santi Debriano on double bass will perform with the Faculty Jazz Ensemble. 

The Guest Artist series concludes on Thursday, November 6 at 12:30 p.m. with violinist Susanna Cortesio and pianists Rieko Tanaka and Synthia Sture. 

The semi-annual Student Composition Recital will be held on Thursday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m. featuring a variety of creative original compositions by students enrolled in the University’s music program. 

UMass Dartmouth will hold its Fall Concert on the evening of Tuesday, November 25, featuring a wind ensemble directed by Tobias Monte. This special musical presentation is at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Auditorium. Parking is available in lots 4 and 5. 

On Thursday evening, December 4 at 7:30 p.m., the Kekeli African Drum and Dance Ensemble will present a collection of music and dance from Cote d’ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, and Nigeria. This performance is in the Main Auditorium and once again, parking is available in lots 4 and 5. 

The UMass Dartmouth Chorus, Spinners, and Gospel Choir will perform a lively concert featuring “Songs of the Season” on the evening of Saturday December 6. A $5 donation will be accepted for this performance, which will be held at 8:00 p.m. The specific location for this event will be announced at a later date. 

Finally, the fall program concludes on Sunday, December 14, when the UMass Dartmouth Library Associates will present a piano recital by Jonathan Yoken at 2:00 p.m. 
For more information about these or other UMass Dartmouth Music Department events, please contact (508) 999-8568. 


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