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The string section at the University Orchestra's "All You Need is Love!” Valentine's Day concert.

Performance Calendar

Three musicians in the brass section at the University Orchestra's Photo by Tory Germann

The Department of Music at UMass Lowell offers a number of performances each semester. Most are free and open to the public, with free general and handicapped-accessible parking nearby. Fisher and Durgin Concert Halls are both located in Durgin Hall on UMass Lowell's South Campus. Durgin Concert Hall is on the first floor, Fisher Recital Hall is on the lower level. Occasionally it is necessary to change the date or time of a scheduled concert, so if you are traveling a distance, feel free to call the Music Office at 978-934-3850 to confirm the event day and time.

Performance Calendar

  • FEB
    23
    Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition Concert
    8:00 PM

    The Wind Ensemble directed by Dan Lutz, comprised of some of the finest musicians at the University, performs in concert on Tuesday, February 23rd, at 8:00p.m. in Durgin Concert Hall.

    The concert will feature the winning soloist of the Annual Concerto Competition along with other works for wind band including Van der Roost¿s  Spartacus, inspired by the legendary Roman slave turned warrior.

    This concert is free and open to the public.

  • FEB
    25
    Chancellor's Celebration of Music - Powering Up!
    8:00 PM

    The Sound Recording Technology and Composition for New Media programs will meld the latest technology with creative expression. Come see what emerges! The evening's performance will be preceded by a reception at 6:30 p.m. at Alumni Hall. Concert is free, but tickets for the reception are $40 and will benefit Music Scholarships. Location: Mark and Elisia Saab Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center, 40 University Ave., Lowell.

  • MAR
    02
    Medieval Gallego-Portuguese Troubadour Love Songs Concert
    8:00 PM

    The haunting Gallego-Portuguese Cantigas de Amigo are an all-but-lost piece of western love lyric tradition dating back to the ninth century. Featuring Cristi Catt and Daniela ToŠic, vocals; Taki Masuko, percussion; Ritchie Stearns, banjo, and Cory DiMario, bass. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Natalia Melo at 978-934-5199.

  • MAR
    04
    Mothers of Rock Concert
    8:00 PM

    This concert features student and faculty performances of popular music written/performed and made famous by women.

    Free and open to the public in Durgin Concert Hall.

  • MAR
    09
    Jazz Lab Ensemble Concert
    8:00 PM

    Joshua Millard directs the Jazz Lab in a free concert in Durgin Concert Hall.

  • MAR
    10
    Album Release Concert - Granite to Glass
    8:00 PM

    Granite to Glass is a Lowell, Massachusetts-based, solo-artist-led collective of musicians. Led by singer-songwriter and UML music major Jon Kohen, the ensemble also consists of four UML Music Department string players, and many other less frequent contributors. Together Granite to Glass creates music with an intimate, yet powerful, and haunting, yet uplifting sound.


    Band Members
    Jon Kohen: Vocals, Guitar
    Lilly Innella: Violin
    Nikki Billiri: Violin
    Natalia McDermott: Cello
    Drew Cunningham: Cello