FIVE COLLEGE NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Music and Dance is proud to host the fifth Five College New Music Festival, a celebration of the rich musical life of the Pioneer Valley both past and present. The Festival includes nearly fifty performers and composers, primarily current and former faculty members but also a few members of our student community as well as the community at large.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
7:30 PM: Five Colleges and Beyond

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
2 PM: Concert featuring the winner of the Five College Composers Competition and the presentation of new works for violin duo and saxohone duo
7:30 PM: Old as New Again: The Art of Transcription

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017
3 PM: New Music Masters

Salvatore Macchia, Elizabeth Chang and Eric Sawyer, festival coordinators.

All concerts are free of charge and will take place in Bezanson Hall, UMass Amherst. Click here for more information about our programs.