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  • Ori Barel, composition.
Ph.D. composition student Ori Barel will present a recital on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. The program will feature two electro-acoustic works: a song-cycle for solo voice and player piano, and a chamber piece for vibraphone, flute, cello, tenor saxophone, player piano, and fixed media. There will also be works for solo piano, live electronics, player piano, and fixed media. Performers include Kyra Folk-Farber, Kacey Link, Cynthia Vong, Aaron Demby Jones, and Kathryn Carlson. Admission is free.
 
  1. April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
  • Gabrielle Valladares, clarinet.
Clarinetist Gabrielle Valladares will present a senior recital on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall. The program will include works by George Gershwin, Luciano Berio, Eugène Bozza, Robert Muczynski, and Luigi Bassi. Ms. Valladares will be joined by pianist Asher Severini and clarinetist Melissa Demarjian. Admission is free.
 
  1. April 30, 2017 - 3:00pm
  • Martin Hsu

Clarinetist Martin Hsu will present a junior recital on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 6 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall. The program will feature works by Benjamin, Danzi, and Copland. Mr. Hsu will be joined by pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member) and flutist Lillian Wang. Admission is free.

  1. April 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
  • World Music Series flyer.
In recognition of El Cinco de Mayo, Santa Barbara-based Mariachi Las Olas, founded and directed by Juan Zaragoza, will perform various music genres from Mexico including rancheras, boleros, corridos, sones and gustos. VIVA La Batalla de Puebla! Part of the World Music Series. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the UCSB Music Bowl. Admission is free. The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.    
  1. May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Professor Roger Mathew Grant.

Roger Mathew Grant (Assistant Professor of Music at Wesleyan University), will present a lecture entitled “The Musical Origins of Contemporary Affect Theory” on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in Music Room 1145. Admission is free.

  1. May 3, 2017 -
    3:30pm to 4:45pm
  • marimba
Under the direction of Jon Nathan, the UCSB Percussion Ensemble presents "Ritual and Ceremony: Chamber Music for Percussion, Piano, and Dance." Special guests will include Christina McCarthy, choreographer (Vice Chair, UCSB Department of Theater and Dance); Leslie Cain and Sio Tepper, piano; Dylan Aguilera, trombone; dancers from UCSB's Department of Theater and Dance; and Nick Diamantides, marimba and percussion. The program will feature works such as Paul Creston's "Ceremonial," Alan Hovaness' "Mysterious Horse Before the Gates," David Skidmore's "Ritual Music," Ivan Trevino's "Catching Shadows," Michael Laerello's "Spine" for piano and three percussion, two works by Christopher Rouse, and the seminal concert percussion ensemble work, "Toccata," written by the esteemed Carlos Chavez in 1942.
  1. May 3, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • Ioannis Mitsialis, composer

The Corwin Chair presents a lecture with composer Ioannis Mitsialis on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 6 p.m. in Studio Xenakis (Music Room 2215). In his talk, Mitsialis will present his general compositional approach and aesthetics, as shown in two of his earlier works. He will focus on his most recent piece (for double bass and prepared piano), where mechanical aspects of the musical process are aesthetically pursued, on piano preparation techniques and about more percussive sounds generating metrical patterns, and finally on two new pieces in progress. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

  1. May 4, 2017 - 6:00pm

Flutist Rachel Ricard will present a senior recital featuring works by Ian Clarke, Sergei Prokofiev, Pierre Sancan, and Franz Schubert, with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko. Saturday, May 6th at 1 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall. Admission is free. 

 

  1. May 6, 2017 - 1:00pm
  • Denis Bouriakov, flute.
International soloist and principal flute of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Denis Bouriakov will conduct a masterclass with members of the UCSB flute studio on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Donations will be accepted (please make checks payable to the UC Regents).
  1. May 7, 2017 -
    12:30pm to 2:30pm
  • World Music Series flyer.
Led and coached by drummer Matt Perko, UCSB staff from the Office of Public Affairs, this combo features outstanding young talents Milo Bechtloff (alto saxophone), Reno Behnken (piano) and Will Reardon (guitar) alongside longtime Jazz at UCSB performers Nick Brown (tenor saxophone) and Rex Fukuchi (bass). Joining the group is vocalist Paula Shin. Jazz at UCSB is directed by Jon Nathan. Part of the World Music Series. Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the UCSB Music Bowl. Admission is free. The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.
 
 
  1. May 10, 2017 - 12:00pm