UCSB Department of Music Events


Undergraduate Advising
Heidi Dinnogen
(805) 893-5672

Graduate Advising
Carly Yartz
(805) 893-4603

Event Calendar

UCSB Amplified

UCSB Amplified

Music takes center stage with UCSB Amplified, a new performance series featuring UC Santa Barbara students, faculty, staff and even alumni. Live-recorded mini-concerts showcase UCSB's exceptional and diverse music scene. To view the weekly concert releases and to sign up visit our Tumblr page.

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  • Gulia Gurevich (photo by Stacy Gleason)
Graduate violinist Gulia Gurevich will present a virtual master’s recital with pianist Erik Lawrence on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 6 pm as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The program will include works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Johannes Brahms. Gurevich is a student of UC Santa Barbara faculty member Ertan Torgul.
  1. Monday, November 30, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm


Robert Koenig
Robert Koenig, UC Santa Barbara’s Department of Music Chair and Professor of Keyboard, will be featured on the Santa Barbara Symphony’s Beethoven @ 250 Concert on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 7 pm. The event will be streamed live from the Music Academy of the West as part of the Santa Barbara Symphony’s 2020/2021 digital concert season. Read more...

It's on us!

The UCSB Department of Music proudly announces FREE ADMISSION to UCSB students for select events from our Concert Series. Present your UCSB student ID at the door, and gain access to events ranging from classical to world music.
The following concerts are FREE to UCSB students:
Percussion Ensemble 
Music of India Ensemble
Ensemble for Contemporary Music (ECM) 
Gospel Choir
Wind Ensemble
Gamelan Ensemble
Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Players 
Jazz Ensemble 
UCSB students with ID do not need to purchase advance tickets, but please keep in mind that free seating is limited and preference will be given to ticket holders in the event of a sold-out show.


World Music Series banner

The Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music and the UCSB MultiCultural Center have teamed up to present weekly FREE concerts of some of the best world music performers on the Central Coast. Performances happen every Wednesday during the quarter at noon in the UCSB Music Bowl (located in the Music Building courtyard).

View a current listing of World Music Series events here.