Directions and Fees

Visiting UMass, useful links:

Amherst area accommodations

Directions to UMass Amherst, including shuttle service from Hartford/Springfield, Boston & NYC airports

Campus Maps & Venues

Bezanson Recital Hall resides in the Music Department wing of the Fine Arts Center, in the eastern part of the building near North Pleasant Street.

The Concert Hall is in the center of the Fine Arts Center building at the north end of Haigis Mall on the UMass campus.


Visitor Parking Information

Parking on Saturday, all day, and Friday after 5pm is free in most UMass lots. On Friday before 5pm, you may park in the Campus Garage, at a meter or paystation space, or obtain a Visitor’s Pass from Parking Services. Symposium Presenters may contact the Music Department for free parking passes.

Fees & Tickets

Saturday, Scholarly Symposium:

  • Free for Symposium Presenters/Panelists & Festival Performers
  • $25 for Faculty/Community members
  • $5 for Students with ID

Fees include morning & evening refreshments and lunch.

Please bring cash or check made out to UMass Amherst on April 13.
The Friday evening Panel Discussion is free.


Festival Concerts:

Bach St. Matthew Passion on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 7pm:
$25 for general public
Free for UMass students with ID
$5 for other students/seniors/children

Tickets available after Jan. 1 at 413-545-2511 or


All other Festival concerts are free and open to the public.