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  • Kenneth Grant, Associate Professor of Clarinet at Eastman School of Music.

Kenneth Grant, Associate Professor of Clarinet at the Eastman School of Music, will conduct a masterclass with UCSB students on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 1-4 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall (Music Room 1250). Mr. Grant will teach a class on general techniques in addition to coaching three senior clarinet majors. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Donations will be accepted (please make checks out to the UC Regents).

  1. March 31, 2017 -
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • World Music Concerts Flyer
As part of the World Music Series, Santa Barbara-based Ensamble Vientos Del Sur (Winds of the South Ensemble) performs a fusion of different Latin American styles such as rumbabolero, and cumbia. Delighting audiences of Southern California for more than a decade, the band’s contagious rhythms invite the audience to dance. Hugo MacarioJose Elizarraraz, and Robert Gutierrez perform on guitar, charango, zampoñas, quena, cajon, and congas. Wednesday, April 12, 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. April 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Tyler Reece, baritone
Tyler Reece, baritone, presents his fourth DMA recital at the University of California, Santa Barbara with pianist Mandee Madrid-Sikich. Together, they will perform Franz Schubert's masterful song cycle, Winterriese (Winter Journey). Written in 1828, the last year of Schubert's life, Winterreise is composed of 24 individual songs that tell the story of a man driven into the wilderness after heartbreak. With each step of the journey, he is forced to reconcile a wave of emotions paralleled in the surrounding terrain. Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 2 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall. Admission is free.
  1. April 15, 2017 - 2:00pm
  • Julie Davies, soprano.
Soprano Julie Davies will present a DMA recital on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. Admission is free.

 

  1. April 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
  • World Music Series Flyer.
As part of the World Music Series, California State University, Northridge professor Ric Alviso leads his high-energy Masanga Marimba in a performance of music from Zimbabwe and Latin America.  The group performs on seven Zimbabwean marimba-s (akin to xylophones) of various sizes along with vocals, drums, percussion, saxophone, and trumpet. Wednesday, April 19, 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. April 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Cristina Pato. Photo by Erin Baiano.

In this evening of music and discussion, Cristina Pato (musician, educator and member of the Grammy-winning Silk Road Ensemble) and UCSB musicians perform "My Lethe Story: The River of Forgetfulness," a piece composed by Pato and inspired by her mother's struggle with dementia; followed by a panel discussion on how the sciences and the arts can learn from each other as they seek to understand memory and its loss. The panelists will also discuss student research opportunities on these issues in a new summer course that they will co-teach in Summer Session B. Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 5 p.m. in the Old Little Theater in the College of Creative Studies. Reception to follow at 6:30 p.m. in the CCS Gallery.

  1. April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
  • World Music Series Flyer
As part of the World Music Series, Scott Marcus leads a performance of North Indian classical music performed on sitar-s with tabla accompaniment by Shashank Aswath and Ziyad Marcus. Wednesday, April 26, 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. April 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Murray Perahia, pianist. Photo by Felix Broede.
World-renowned pianist Murray Perahia will conduct a masterclass with UCSB undergraduate and graduate piano students on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall. Admission is free. This event is co-presented by the UCSB Department of Music and UCSB Arts & Lectures.
  1. April 27, 2017 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • 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
  • marimba
Under the direction of Jon Nathan, the UCSB Percussion Ensemble presents “Ritual and Ceremony: Chamber Music for Percussion, Piano, and Dance” on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. 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 Theatre 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