Saturday, March 4, 2023: The ASO opens with Symphony #3 in F major by Johannes Brahms and concludes with "Symphonic Metamorphoses on a Theme by Carl Maria von Weber," by 20th century modernist Paul Hindemith.
Saturday, February 18, 2023: The ACJE performs the 19th piece composed for the Amherst College Jazz Ensemble as part of the ongoing composition series named after Robin McBride ’59.
Friday, February 17, 2023: Gabriela Montero returns to the Buckley stage paying homage to three prominent Russian composers who immigrated to the West to escape oppression in their home country.
Friday, February 10, 2023: Presenting a celebration of Native culture through music and storytelling, the world-class musical ensemble is joined by storyteller and Washington State Poet Laureate Rena Priest.
Saturday, February 4, 2023: The original composition thesis, The Second Seed, by Sam Wright ’23, tells a story of loss and of love between a sister who is bound to earth and a brother who yearns to fly.
Saturday, February 4, 2023: Through a collection of songs, Patrick Spoor ’23 plays the part of the wandering soul desiring to branch out and engage with the lives of people from all manners of places in his voice recital Einheitswanderschaft.
Tuesday, December 6, 2022: Jazz @ Amherst presents its final program of the year: a two-night showcase of student jazz combos. The Tuesday program features combos Libra, Leo, and Pisces.
Monday, December 5, 2022: Jazz @ Amherst presents its final program of the year: a two-night showcase of student jazz combos. The Monday program features combos Taurus, Scorpio and Aries.
Saturday, December 3, 2022: The ASO performs a concert of music by Georges Hüe, Antonín Dvořák and Pytor Illich Tchaikovsky. Two Amherst College seniors are showcased: Ashley Kim '23E and Taz Kim '23.
Saturday, November 5, 2022: This Family Weekend concert features performances by all three of the Amherst College music ensembles. In time for the 2022 elections, we explore the theme of suffrage.
Saturday, October 29, 2022: The ASO celebrates Homecoming 2022 at Amherst College with a concert of music by "Maestro of the Movies" John Williams, who celebrates his 90th birthday this year.
Saturday, October 29, 2022: The Department of Music presents the annual Homecoming Concert featuring the 157th Amherst College Glee Club directed by Dr. Arianne Abela, in concert with the Williams College Concert Choir, Dr. Anna Lenti.
Saturday, October 22, 2022: Imani Winds is devoutly committed to expanding the wind quintet repertoire with new voices that reflect both historical events and current times.
Thursday, October 20, 2022: The series of four free Thursday evening performances in the popular Jazz@Friedmann series continues. The artists are the Joe LaCreta Trio and the AC Pisces combo.
Friday, October 14, 2022: Blue Heron has been acclaimed as “one of the Boston music community’s indispensables” and hailed by Alex Ross for its “expressive intensity.” The ensemble ranges over a wide repertoire from plainchant to new music.
Thursday, October 13, 2022: Western Mass’ own Carolyn Dufraine and Lucky 5, along with AC combos Taurus and Scorpio.
Thursday, October 6, 2022: The series kicks off with a concert featuring the Rick DiMuzio Trio and the Amherst College combos Libra and Aries.
Saturday, October 1, 2022: The Amherst Symphony Orchestra is proud to welcome Michael A. Elliott '92, 20th president of Amherst College, as well as the Amherst class of 2026 in its 2022-2023 season opening concert Come Sunday: Building Community.
Friday, September 30, 2022: The Aizuri Quartet infuses their music-making with infectious energy, joy and warmth—cultivating curiosity and inviting audiences into the concert experience through their innovative programming and performances.
Friday, September 23, 2022. The President’s Colloquium on Race and Racism and Music@Amherst present composer, pianist and visual artist Jason Moran’s reflections on the legacy of James Reese.
Friday, September 9, 2022. 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.