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Events

  • Wind Ensemble
Directed by Paul Bambach, the UCSB Wind Ensemble will present classics from the wind band repertoire alongside new and exciting works by some of today’s most well-known composers on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. The program, titled "Bookends," will include Robert Jager’s Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann, Béla Bartók’s Petite Suite, François Gossec's Military Symphony in F, and Frank Ticheli’s Wild Nights. The concert will also feature graduate assistant Enoch Matsumura conducting Samuel Hazo's Sevens. Rounding out the concert will be William Schuman's George Washington Bridge and Chester Overture, acting as "bookends" to begin and end the concert. 
  1. Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • Middle East Ensemble
Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Middle East Ensemble will present an evening of music and dance reflecting the great variety of cultures found in the Middle East on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. This performance will mark the beginning of the Ensemble's 30th year, and will feature five major Arab art songs from the second half of the 20th century: Umm Kulthum’s "il-Hubb Kidah," Wadi‘ s-Safi’s "‘Ala Rimshi ‘Ayunha," Sabah Fakhri’s "Iba‘tli Gawab," Su`ad Muhammad’s "Wahashtini," and Muhammad Kahlawi’s "L-Agli n-Nabi," presented by solo vocalists Rob Hodges, Sam Khattar, Michelle Logan, and Sarah Salem. 

 

  1. Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • UCSB Storke Tower
Students from UCSB University Carillonist Wesley Arai's studio will present a recital from the carillon in UCSB's Storke Tower on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 10-11 am. Listeners are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on the grass outside the tower during the recital.
 
  1. Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Jazz Combos
Directed by Jon Nathan, the UCSB Jazz Combos will present a concert featuring jazz standards as well as original songs and arrangements by some of today’s most innovative composers.
 
  1. Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
  • Chamber Orchestra
The UCSB Chamber Orchestra will present an evening of orchestral masterpieces. Winners of the quarterly UCSB Chamber Music Competition will perform as the UCSB Chamber Players.
 
  1. Monday, December 3, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • World Music Series Fall banner
Directed by Alexandro Hernandez, the UCSB Son Jarocho Ensemble begins its second year with a World Music Series performance of music and dance from Veracruz, Mexico on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 12 pm in the UCSB Music Bowl. Copresented by the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music and the UCSB MultiCultural Center. 
 
  1. Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
  • Gospel Choir
Directed by Victor Bell, the UCSB Gospel Choir will present traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions.
 
  1. Friday, December 7, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • violin
The UCSB Department of Music and the UCSB Department of Dance will present an evening of chamber music with original choreography.
 
  1. Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • violin
Directed by Robert Koenig, the UCSB Chamber Players will present an evening of chamber music favorites. The UCSB Chamber Players consist of a variety of ensembles, from duos to quintets and occasionally larger groups, which study and perform masterpieces of the chamber music literature. 
 
  1. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Scott Perry
UCSB graduate Composition student Scott Perry will present a PhD recital on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus. The program will feature original piano music and electronic works for eight channel surround sound by Mr. Perry.
 
  1. Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 7:30pm

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