Durgin Hall and Beyond
UMass Lowell’s Durgin Hall is the creative home for hundreds of musicians. Please enjoy the various projects collected here. You can select from our categories above, or select a more specific tag from the footer.
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The UML University Choir performs Charles Villiers Stanford’s “The Blue Bird” in approved outdoor recordings in April 2021. Featuring soprano soloist Jailene Velazquez, Music Studies ’23.
John Dowland: “Come again, sweet love doth now invite” (feat. Maggie Mescall)
Because of UML’s transition to online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic, students in the Contemporary Electronic Ensemble worked on collaborative and solo projects. This playlist is the result. See the full post for individual videos.
Sal’s Samba (Sal Salvador, 1925-99) arranged by Jon Wheatley.
Players on this track and the rest of the concert were Arturo Romero Ramos, Benjamin Burns, Kalia Casco, Dylan Gagnon, Frankie Marchione, Peter Trainor, Kevin MacDonald, Olin May, Andrew Ouellette, Michael Fetherston, Alex Murphy, Camren Benanti, Anthony Adario, Ryan Gaudette, John Papendorp, Jon Wheatley
UML Music Alum Derek Weagle (BM ’16) composed “Resplendent Sorrow”, a sonata for English horn and strings, for UML Music Coordinator and Oboe instructor, Amy Dinsmore. This performance took place on April 18, 2017 at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall. Derek Weagle conducts a student group from NEC as part of his graduate requirement in composition, with Amy Dinsmore, English horn solo.
The UMass Lowell University Choir spent the end of this crazy Spring 2020 semester putting together a virtual choir performance of Jake Runestad’s “Let My Love Be Heard.” The performance is dedicated to everyone that has been effected by the COVID-19 outbreak in small and large ways, as well as the brave health professionals that are working so hard to keep us all safe.
Studio II Jazz Band Concert Spring 1980 Part I
Professor Gena Greher and Instructor Savannah Marshall (UML ’13, ‘16) presented at one of the ISME 2020 Community Music Pre-Conference Seminars on July 14, 2020. The ISME Commission for Community Music Activity (CMA) has demonstrated strong leadership in the music education field with its longstanding commitment to the principles of inclusivity, equity, and hospitality, and their application in practice. Their members are critically conscious music facilitators and researchers, frequently working in complex social settings and always at the forefront of discussions around inclusive musical practices and equitable access.
Weird Fishes/Arpeggi Radiohead arr. David Schmacher UML Percussion Ensemble, Jeffrey Fischer, director AVP Final Project Sean Patterson, audio recording Karl Fleck, audio mastering Spring 2015 Matt Bruneau, glockenspiel Luca Provencal, xylophone Jared Logan, vibes Nate Weber, vibes Ben Lambert, marimba Jack Liebold, marimba Gabby Tober, marimba Mike “Brown” Bloniarz, bass Tim Grove, drums