Student Recitals

Please note that all student recital dates, times, and locations are subject to change. Please check our website several days prior to the event to confirm the date, time, and location.

Spring 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate flutist Lillian Wang will present a recital with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member). The program will include works by Camille Saint-Saëns, Charles-Marie Widor, Giovanni Platti, and Katherine Hoover.
 
Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
College of Creative Studies Music Composition student Brian Morones will present his Senior Composition Recital. The program will include original works featuring string instruments, synthesizer solos, and a synth/drumset duet. Featured players will include Matthew Owensby, Cheryl Truong, Kristina Tsanova, Katrina Agate, Jarod Fedele, and Mr. Morones' CCS composition instructor Leslie Hogan.
 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate clarinetist Enoch Matsumura will present a master's recital with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member) featuring works by J.S. Bach, Alban Berg, Carl Baermann, and Johannes Brahms. Mr. Matsumura is a student of Paul Bambach. 
 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 7 pm | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, Music Building | Free
College of Creative Studies Music Composition student Jarod Fedele will present a junior recital. Fedele's particular interest pertains to the field of rock music and how to advance the genre. He will perform his entire debut progressive rock album, entitled "A Collection of Color." Originally recorded through a single synthesizer, this album has been transformed with a complete live band, including many keyboardists, drums, bass, guitar, and many guest musicians throughout the show including saxophone, flute, a brass section, and so on. The music ranges in style, complexity, and length—featuring a 40-minute song to end the concert.
 
Sunday, April 28, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate pianist Siyuan Zhang will present a junior Bachelor of Arts recital featuring works by Beethoven and Prokofiev. Zhang is a student of Professor Paul Berkowitz.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate violinist Kristina Tsanova will present a master's recital with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member), violinist Sara Bashore, cellist Naomi Stoodley, and harpsichordist Jared Eben. The program will include works by Bach, Schumann, Beethoven, and Vivaldi. Ms. Tsanova is from the studio of Ertan Torgul.
 
Friday, May 3, 2019 | 5 pm | Room 1145, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate oboist Greg Moreno will present a recital with pianist Jared Eben, flutist Maddie Kolkow, and cellist Hannah Paulus, featuring works by Telemann, Saint-Saëns, Haydn, Handel, and Bozza. Mr. Moreno is a student of UCSB faculty member Gabrielle Castriotta.
 
Friday, May 3, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, Music Building | Free
College of Creative Studies Music Composition student Jordan Mitchell will present a senior recital featuring original works by Mr. Mitchell, with performances by UCSB and CCS students and alumni. Mr. Mitchell is a student of Leslie Hogan and Jeremy Haladyna.
 
Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 1:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate vocalist Byron Mayes (baritone) will present a recital with pianist Ching-Yun Chen, featuring works by Brahms, Barber, Verdi, and Finzi. Mr. Mayes studies with Dr. Linda Di Fiore.
 
Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate vocalist Tyler Reece (baritone) will present a DMA lecture recital, titled "Liebe und Leben: Exploring Gender Roles and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Lieder," with pianist Mandee Madrid-Sikich. Reece will feature examples from works by Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann. 
 
Sunday, May 5, 2019 | 10 am | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate trombonist Paul Wu will present a junior Bachelor of Music recital with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member) and the UCSB Maurice Faulkner Brass Quintet, featuring works by Launy Grøndahl, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Gustav Holst. Mr. Wu is a student of UCSB faculty member William Booth.
 
Sunday, May 5, 2019 | 1:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate pianist Ching-Yun Chen will present a recital featuring Maurice Ravel's piano duet Ma mère l'Oye, Rebecca Clarke's Sonata for Viola and Piano, Johannes Brahms' Vier ernste Gesänge, Op. 121, as well as his Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op. 56b. Guest performers will include baritone Byron Mayes, violist Besnik Yzeiri, and pianists Marc Evans and Buyun Li. Ms. Chen is a student of Dr. Charles Asche.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate cellist Thomas Lin will present a recital with pianist Jared Eben, featuring works by Bach, Beethoven, and Dvořák. Mr. Lin is a student of UCSB faculty member Jennifer Kloetzel.
 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 12:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate composer Marc Evanstein will present a PhD Composition Recital. The program will include a questionably-titled work for viola and piano performed alongside violist Jonathan Morgan; works for piano and electronics based on algorithms, as well as on not-algorithms, performed by the composer; a ridiculous piece that uses Fourier analysis to de- and re-construct Ravel's Bolero as a work for percussion quartet and impossible electronic orchestra, performed by four clones of Kramer Elwell; a work for oboe and guitar deriving material from the second movement of Beethoven's Pathetique Sonata; the premier of a piece for solo flute, written for and performed by Adriane Hill; and Alban Berg's formidable piano sonata, performed along with a live visualization of the harmony and other aspects of the music. Mr. Evanstein has studied with UCSB faculty members Clarence Barlow, Joel Feigin, Curtis Roads, and Charles Asche. 
 
Saturday, May 11, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate vocalist Molly Clementz (mezzo-soprano) will present a Doctor of Musical Arts Lecture Recital, titled "Exploring Octavian." Ms. Clementz will be joined by soprano Naomi Merer and pianist Tim Accurso. Ms. Clementz is a student of Dr. Linda Di Fiore and Dr. John Ballerino.
 
Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 12 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate trombonist Nick Mazuk will present a recital with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member) and the 8th Position trombone octet. The program will feature music by Paul Creston, Camille Saint-Saëns, Stjepan Sulek, Nick Mazuk, and more.
 
Sunday, May 12, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, Music Building | Free
College of Creative Studies Music Composition student Nick Mazuk will present a concert of original works. 
 
Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 1:30 pm | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate pianist Pinshu Yu will present a doctoral recital featuring works for solo piano by Johann Sebastian Bach, Frédéric Chopin, and Franz Schubert. Mr. Yu is a student of Professor Paul Berkowitz.
 
Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate cellist Katrina Agate will present a senior Bachelor of Music recital with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member). The program will include works by Joseph Haydn, Gaspar Cassadó, and Francis Poulenc. Ms. Agate is a student of UCSB faculty member Jennifer Kloetzel.
 
Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, Music Building | Free
UCSB graduate Composition student Scott Perry will present a PhD recital featuring his original electronic works for eight channel surround sound.
 
Sunday, May 19, 2019 | 10:30 am | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate cellist Joshua Kauk will present a junior Bachelor of Music recital with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member). The program will include works by Shostakovich, J.S. Bach, and Debussy. Mr. Kauk is a student of UCSB faculty member Jennifer Kloetzel. 
 
Sunday, May 19, 2019 | 1:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate oboist Lexie Callaway-Cole will present a senior Bachelor of Music recital with harpsichordist/pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member), bassoonist Jacob Fernandez, violinist Noelle Barr, violist James Chung, and cellist Britta Thomas. The program will include works by Benjamin Britten, Antonio Vivaldi, Gaetano Donizetti, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Ms. Callaway-Cole is a student of UCSB faculty member Gabrielle Castriotta.
 
Sunday, May 19, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate cellist Britta Thomas will perform her first master's recital with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (UCSB faculty member) on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 4:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall in the Music Building. The program will feature music by Foss, Bach, Shostakovich, and Beethoven. Ms. Thomas is a student of UCSB faculty member Jennifer Kloetzel.
 
Sunday, May 19, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate cellist Naomi Stoodley will present a junior Bachelor of Music recital with pianist Erik Lawrence. The program will include works by Bach, Beethoven, and Mendelssohn. Ms. Stoodley is a student of UCSB faculty member Jennifer Kloetzel.
 
Monday, May 20, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate vocalist Terra Giddens (mezzo-soprano) will present a recital. Ms. Giddens is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree and studies with UCSB faculty member Dr. Isabel Bayrakdarian.
 
Friday, May 24, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate cellist Chenoa Orme-Stone will present a doctoral recital with 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. Ms. Orme-Stone is a student of UCSB faculty member Jennifer Kloetzel.
 
Sunday, May 26, 2019 | 1:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate clarinetist Min Su Kim will present a recital with pianist Pinshu Yu and flutist Jenna Ku. 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.
 
Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 1:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate vocalist Alexandria Jackson (mezzo-soprano) will present a senior recital with pianist Jared Eben. The program will include works by Bellini, Fauré, Brahms, Vaughan Williams, and Montsalvatge. Ms. Jackson is a student of UCSB faculty member Dr. Linda Di Fiore.
 
Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Undergraduate flutist Esther Duh will present a junior recital with pianist Erik Lawrence. The program will include works by J.S. Bach, Ian Clarke, and Franz Doppler. Ms. Duh is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree and studies with Professor Jill Felber. 
 
Sunday, June 2, 2019 | 4 pm | Room 1145, Music Building | Free
Graduate violist Besnik Yzeiri will present a recital featuring works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Rebecca Clarke. Mr. Yzeiri will be joined by pianist Ching-Yun Chen and the UCSB Young Artists String Quartet (violinists Sara Bashore and Kristina Tsanova and cellist Chenoa Orme-Stone). Mr. Yzeiri is a student of UCSB faculty member Jonathan Moerschel. 
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | 6:30 pm | Room 1145, Music Building | Free
Graduate student Brandon J. Rolle will present a PhD Music Composition Lecture Recital. This Lecture Recital will be a presentation of Rolle's research, approach, and techniques of composition, demonstrated by a number of live performances, including works for string quartet (Kristina Tsanova, Catherine Patton, Jordan Warmath, Thomas Lin), piano and electronics (Marc Evans), and viola and live electronics (Jordan Warmath, Brandon Rolle). Examples from Rolle's fixed-media and multimedia works will be shown, as well, including excerpts from his audio-video collaboration with Christopher Richmond, Hyperway. The event will last one hour.
 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Building | Free
Graduate vocalist Christy Lee Peterson (soprano) will present a master's recital with pianist Jared Eben. The program will include works by Lori Laitman, Charles Gounod, Georges Bizet, Reynaldo Hahn, Gabriel Fauré, Gioachino Rossini, Antonín Dvořák, and Gerónimo Giménez. Ms. Peterson is a student of UCSB faculty member Dr. Linda Di Fiore.