Student Recitals

Spring 2017 Student Recitals

Tyler Reece (baritone)
Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 2 p.m. | Karl Geiringer Hall | Admission is free
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. 
 
Julie Davies (soprano)
Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 5 p.m. | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall | Admission is free
Soprano Julie Davies will present a DMA recital with pianist Dr. John Ballerino (UCSB faculty member). The program will feature works by Vincenzo Bellini, Franz Liszt, and Richard Strauss.
 
Dylan Aguilera (trombone)
Sunday, April 23, 2017 | 3 p.m. | Karl Geiringer Hall | Admission is free
Trombonist Dylan Aguilera will present a senior recital featuring works by Gordon Jacob, Stjepan Sulek, Georg Philipp Telemann, Manning Sherwin, and Dmitri Shostakovich. Guest performers will include pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member), the UCSB Trombone Quartet, and members of the Santa Barbara Trombone Society. 
 
Ori Barel (composition)
Friday, April 28, 2017 | 7 p.m. | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall | Admission is free
Ph.D. composition student Ori Barel will present a recital featuring 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. 
 
Gabrielle Valladares (clarinet)
Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 3 p.m. | Karl Geiringer Hall | Admission is free
Clarinetist Gabrielle Valladares will present a senior recital featuring 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.
 
Martin Hsu (clarinet)
Sunday, April 30, 2017 | 6 p.m. | Karl Geiringer Hall | Admission is free
Clarinetist Martin Hsu will present a junior recital featuring works by Benjamin, Danzi, and Copland. Mr. Hsu will be joined by pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member) and flutist Lillian Wang.
 
Rachel Ricard (flute)
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 3 p.m. | Karl Geiringer Hall | Admission is free
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 (UCSB faculty member). 
 
Joanna Hui (Musicology/cello)
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall | Admission is free
Directed by senior undergraduate Joanna Hui, "The Journey Bach" presents cellists from the UCSB Department of Music and dance majors from the UCSB Dance Department. The program will feature the preludes from the Bach Suites for Solo Cello in conjunction with choreography. 
 
Cynthia Vong (flute)
Sunday, May 21, 2017 | 12 p.m. | Karl Geiringer Hall | Admission is free
Graduate flutist Cynthia Vong will present a masters recital.