UCSB Department of Music Events

Questions?

Undergraduate Advising
Heidi Dinnogen
hdinnogen@music.ucsb.edu
(805) 893-5672

Graduate Advising
Carly Yartz
cyartz@music.ucsb.edu
(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.

Your all-access pass is waiting at ucsbamplified.tumblr.com.

Events

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In an effort to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in the community, this event has been canceled. Read more about UC Santa Barbara's response to COVID-19 at ucsb.edu/COVID-19-informationRefunds will be issued for all ticket purchases for this event. If you do not receive a refund by the end of April, please contact the UCSB Associated Students Ticket Office at (805) 893-2064 or ticketoffice@as.ucsb.edu.
 
  1. Friday, April 24, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
  2. Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

News

Ori Barel
 
Since completing his PhD in Composition at UC Santa Barbara in 2017, composer Ori Barel has been creating music and collaborating with artists and creatives across the country. His second album, Centrifugal Force, was released in October 2019 on Albany Records and features a multi-movement composition for player piano, accompanied by stunning visuals created by Barel. Most recently, a film that he wrote the score for, Mother of Chernobyl, received its world premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Barel took the time to answer a few questions about the inspiration behind his latest album, scoring music for film, and life as a composer. 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.

 

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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.