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  • World Music Series
As part of the World Music Series, Richard North will direct the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble in a showcase of an ancient style of gamelan from Cirebon, West Java, featuring dynamic drumming, delicate melodies, and lively interlocking rhythms, on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12 pm in the UCSB Music Bowl. The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Leigh VanHandel
Leigh VanHandel (Associate Professor of Music Theory, Michigan State University) will present a talk titled "Working Memory and Music Theory Fundamentals" on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 3:30-4:45 pm in Music Room 1145. Sponsored by UCSB Music History and Theory Forum.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
  • violin
Directed by Robert Koenig, the UCSB Chamber Players will present an evening of chamber music favorites on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. The program will include works by Messiaen, Smetana, Mozart, Schumann, Beethoven, Villa-Lobos, Barber, and Ibert. The concert will double as the Spring Quarter UCSB Chamber Music Competition, with guest adjudicators Ani Aznavoorian (cello) and Robert Cassidy (piano). Winners of the competition will perform on the first half of the UCSB Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Players concert on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall in the Music Building.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Chenoa Orme-Stone (photo by Zach Mendez)
Graduate cellist Chenoa Orme-Stone will present a doctoral recital on Friday, May 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall in the Music Building. Ms. Orme-Stone will be joined by pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member), violinists Sara Bashore and Kristina Tsanova, violist Besnik Yzeiri, and cellist Katrina Agate. The program will include works by Shostakovich, Brahms, Griffes, and Dvořák. 
 
  1. Friday, May 24, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Min Su Kim
Undergraduate clarinetist Min Su Kim will present a recital with pianist Pinshu Yu and flutist Jenna Ku on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 1:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall in the Music Building. The program will include works by Michele Mangani, Francis Poulenc (arr. Millan Sachania), and Franz Danzi. Mr. Kim is a student of UCSB faculty member Paul Bambach.
 
  1. Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 1:30pm
  • World Music Series
As part of the World Music Series, Victor Bell will direct the UCSB Gospel Choir in a performance of traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 12 pm in the UCSB Music Bowl. The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • John Greer (photo by Gene Wu)
The UCSB Department of Music will present a Guest Artist Masterclass led by accompanist, vocal coach, arranger, composer, and conductor John Greer on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 1:30-3:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall in the UCSB Music Building. Mr. Greer will work with students from the UCSB Voice Program.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Cloe Gentile
UCSB graduate student Cloe Gentile (Musicology) will present a talk titled "The Pan-American Bolero and María Grever’s Idealized Woman" on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 3:30-4:45 pm in Room 1145 in the Music Building. Research supported by the Graduate Diversity Fellowship sponsored through the Graduate Research Mentorship Program. Presented by UCSB Music History and Theory Forum.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
  • Svanibor Pettan
Svanibor Pettan (University of Ljubljana) will present a talk titled "Minorities in a War-Peace Continuum: How Applied Ethnomusicology Can Help" on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 3:30-4:45 pm in Music Library Seminar Room 2406. This lecture will provide insight into the current state of the study of music and minorities, mainly in the context of the International Council for Traditional Music, and features the author's new frame of ten research approaches to this topic. Finally, selected projects are used to examine the potentials of applied ethnomusicology in the scholarly work on the war-peace continuum. Sponsored by Ethnomusicology Forum.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
  • Ensemble for Contemporary Music
UCSB’s intrepid ECM ends its current season with a concert titled "Of Mountains, Dunes, Pastoral Tunes...and Dulcet Moons!" on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 5:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. A venture “out-of-doors” to music born of landscape and sky, the mostly American program is sprinkled with new selections by French, British, and German authors for seasoning. Pillars of the program include Elliott Carter’s Pastoral, with violist Matt Owensby joining Director Jeremy Haladyna; Leo Kraft’s Green Mountain Notes, for winds, violin solo, and piano; and John McCabe’s Desert Music III, inspired by the Australian desert. McCabe’s expansive trio features Matt Owensby (violin), Joshua Kauk (cello), and Marie-Agathe Charpagne (piano).
 

 

  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 5:30pm