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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. Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • Jill Felber
The UCSB Department of Music will present a recital featuring UCSB Professor Jill Felber (flute) and the Nexus String Quartet. Violinists Hal Grossman and Fritz Gearhart, violist Mary Harris, and cellist Andrew Smith (UCSB alumnus) will join Ms. Felber for Amy Beach's Theme and Variations for Flute and String Quartet, Op. 80 and Joan Tower's Rising (for flute and string quartet), and will round out the program with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K. 465 "Dissonance Quartet."
  1. Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
  • Chamber Choir and Women's Chorus
The UCSB Chamber Choir and Women’s Chorus will present a joint concert featuring choral masterpieces and contemporary favorites.
  1. Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • World Music Series Fall banner
Directed by Victor Bell, the choir will perform traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions as part of the World Music Series on Wednesday, November 28, 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, November 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
  • Ensemble for Contemporary Music
Directed by Jeremy Haladyna, the UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music will present staples of the contemporary music repertoire as well as new works by UCSB faculty and students.
  1. Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 5:30pm
  • 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.
  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. The ensemble performs music and dance from Arab, Turkish, Persian, Armenian, Greek, Jewish, and even Assyrian cultures, with everything from classical pieces to popular songs, as well as folk and cabaret-style dances.
  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