Composer, pianist and visual artist Jason Moran reflects on the legacy of a hero of Black music in a multidisciplinary program entitled James Reese Europe and the Harlem Hellfighters: The Absence of Ruin.
The Amherst College Department of Music presents clarinetist Tony Brackett. Accompanied by pianist Deborah Gilwood and cellist Arthur Cook, the program includes works by Paul Jeanjean, James Stephenson, Edmond Avon, Béla Kovács and Johannes Brahms.
Saturday, September 3, 2022. This performance features the music of erstwhile Amherst Jazz Director Andy Jaffe. Andy Jaffe performs on piano, and special guest Marty Jaffe performs on bass.
May 7, 2022. Amherst College senior virtuoso Marie Leou '22 is soloist in the fiery Violin Concerto in D minor by Finnish master Jean Sibelius and the ASO closes the season with the monumental Symphony #1 by Gustav Mahler ("Titan").
Selections from Camuel Hart, Daniel Flores Garcia, John Davenport and Sonny Rollins in two parts, performed Monday, May 2, 2022.
Brian Martin is the composer of "The Faro Shuffle," the 18th piece composed for the Amherst College Jazz Ensemble as part of the ongoing composition series named after Robin McBride '59.
The Choral Society presents Everlasting Voices, a concert featuring music by Amherst student Sam Wright '23 and by Sydney Guillaume, Shawn Kirchner, Arianne Abela, Shireen Abu-Khader and others.