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Events

  • Joanna Hui, cello
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 in concert on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehman Concert Hall. The program will feature the preludes from the Bach Suites for Solo Cello in conjunction with choreography. Admission is free.
  1. May 10, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • Garrett Wingfield, saxophone.
Saxophonist, composer, and arranger Garret Wingfield will be featured in concert with the UCSB Jazz Ensemble and Combos on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall as part of a three day residency at UCSB. Works to be performed include “Skylark” (as arranged by Bob Brookmeyer), the original compositions “Quicksilver” and “Antropoidiea," and an arrangement of Thelonious Monk’s “Trinkle Tinkle," along with a number of combo performances with Wingfield as guest artist. Other performances and classes TBA, but will include saxophone performance masterclasses and lessons, arranging and composing masterclasses, and improvisation workshops.
  1. May 11, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • HOCKET

The Corwin Chair presents HOCKET in concert on Friday, May 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus. Admission is free. HOCKET will present an exciting program of music for two pianos, piano four-hands, and toy pianos! The performance will include Mirror Smasher for piano four-hands and electronics by UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Nick Norton, world premieres of UC Santa Barbara student compositions, as well as George Crumb’s 1979 masterpiece Celestial Mechanics (Makrokosmos Vol. IV). HOCKET is a cutting edge Los Angeles-based piano duo. Members Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff are both pianist-composers dedicated to commissioning and performing contemporary music. They have performed in some of the most exciting festivals and venues across the country. Together, they have premiered over 100 chamber and solo works and have collaborated with the premier, new music ensembles eighth blackbird and the Bang on a Can All-Stars.

  1. May 12, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • Bill Bernatis, horn.

Professor Bill Bernatis of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Professor Bruce Atwell from the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh will conduct a masterclass with members of the UCSB Horn Studio on Monday, May 15, 2017 from 12-12:50 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

  1. May 15, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • World Music Series flyer.
Klezmer music and Balkan tunes with Kalinka, a Santa Barbara-based quartet, led by clarinetist, Fred Nadis. With Eric Ederer, guitar; Daniel Moltke, violin; and Andrew Fedders, bass. Part of the World Music Series. Wednesday, May 17, 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 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Professor Jocelyne Guilbault.

Professor Jocelyne Guilbault (Ethnomusicology, UC Berkeley) will present a lecture entitled “The Politics of Musical Bonding: New Prospects for the Study of Worlding Creative Practices” on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 3:30-5 p.m. in Music Room 1145. Admission is free. This event is a joint Ethnomusicology/Musicology and Theory Forum.

  1. May 17, 2017 -
    3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Jane Rigler (photo by Reuben Radding)

The Corwin Chair presents flutist and composer Jane Rigler in a concert entitled Secret Codes of Sounds on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 8:15 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall. Admission is free. Exploring the complexities of language (i.e., rational, irrational, conscious, subconscious, structured, improvised), through speech, the voice, the physical and gestural, as well as the mysteries of codes, programming, animal, machine and other non-being languages, this performance will explore acoustic and electronic interactions of sounds as languages and languages as sounds.

  1. May 17, 2017 - 8:15pm
  • Scott Worthington, bassist and composer
The Corwin Chair presents a workshop with bassist and composer Scott Worthington on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 12 p.m. in Studio Xenakis (Room 2215). Admission is free. Scott Worthington is a double bassist and composer based in Los Angeles. His most recent album, Prism, was named one of the top 10 classical albums of 2015 by Alex Ross in The New Yorker
  1. May 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
  • Scott Worthington, bassist and composer
The Corwin Chair presents bassist and composer Scott Worthington in concert on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Karl Geiringer Hall. Admission is free. Scott Worthington is a double bassist and composer based in Los Angeles. His most recent album, Prism, was named one of the top 10 classical albums of 2015 by Alex Ross in The New Yorker. In this solo recital at UCSB, he presents three expansive works with electronics interspersed with a variety of miniatures by UCSB composition students. Clarence Barlow's ...until... #10 and Michael Pisaros No key but a possible movement feature the bass against wildly different electronic backdrops. Closing the program, Julia Wolfe's Stronghold is a tour de force for soloist and an ensemble of pre-recorded basses.
  1. May 20, 2017 - 7:30pm
  • UCSB Storke Tower.
The UCSB Carillon Studio will present a recital on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 10-11 a.m. The program will include the premiere of Nick Mazuk's "Features for Brass and Carillon," featuring UCSB brass players and Margo Halsted. Admission is free.
  1. May 21, 2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am