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  • Ancient Instruments, New Sounds: Contemporary Compositions for Gagaku Instruments
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    Ancient Instruments, New Sounds: Contemporary Compositions for Gagaku Instruments

    Thomas Piercy (hichiriki), Lish Lindsey (ryūteki), and Fabio Rambelli (shō)

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  • Faculty Artist Recital: Wesley Arai, Carillon
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    Faculty Artist Recital: Wesley Arai, Carillon

    UC Santa Barbara University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a recital of original works for carillon, plus arrangements of classical and modern favorites created specifically for carillon.

    Bring a blanket or lawn chair, grab some snacks, and enjoy the recitals from the lawn outside the tower!

  • Permutations and Combinations: CREATE Concert ft. Emeritus Professor Clarence Barlow
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    Permutations and Combinations: CREATE Concert ft. Emeritus Professor Clarence Barlow

    The CREATE concert Permutations and Combinations features the return from Barcelona of the Corwin Chair of Composition Emeritus Clarence Barlow. His algorithmically-composed music is both audiovisual and multichannel spatial. Also featured is Dr. Rodney Duplessis, a recent UCSB graduate in music composition, and Drew Flieder, a current PhD student at UCSB. Curtis Roads will play a piece. The concert will conclude with a new ambisonic spatial work by the Paris-based composer Anne Sèdes. The duration of the concert is one hour.

  • Gagaku Instruments Masterclass
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    Gagaku Instruments Masterclass

    Gagaku Instruments Masterclass - November 5 & 6, 2022

    Alicia “Lish” Lindsey (ryūteki), Thomas Piercy (hichiriki), Fabio Rambelli (shō)

    POSTER: The two leading Gagaku musicians in North America, Lish Lindsey and Thomas Piercy, together with UCSB's Fabio Rambelli, conduct a masterclass on the the three woodwind instruments of the Gagaku orchestra.

  • Gagaku Instruments Masterclass
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    Gagaku Instruments Masterclass

    Gagaku Instruments Masterclass

    Alicia “Lish” Lindsey (ryūteki), Thomas Piercy (hichiriki), Fabio Rambelli (shō)

    POSTER: The two leading Gagaku musicians in North America, Lish Lindsey and Thomas Piercy, together with UCSB's Fabio Rambelli, conduct a masterclass on the the three woodwind instruments of the Gagaku orchestra.

  • UCSB Department of Music and Arts & Lectures presents: Jean Rondeau Harpsichord Masterclass
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    UCSB Department of Music and Arts & Lectures presents: Jean Rondeau Harpsichord Masterclass

    Thursday, November 3 at 4:30pm

    Described as “one of the most natural performers one is likely to hear on a classical music stage” by The Washington Post, Jean Rondeau is a veritable global ambassador for his instrument. His outstanding talent and innovative approach to keyboard repertoire have been critically acclaimed, marking him out as one of today’s leading harpsichordists.

  • UCSB & CAMA present: The Juilliard String Quartet Masterclass
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    UCSB & CAMA present: The Juilliard String Quartet Masterclass

    With unparalleled artistry and enduring vigor, the Juilliard String Quartet (JSQ) continues to inspire audiences around the world. Founded in 1946 and hailed by The Boston Globe as “the most important American quartet in history,” the ensemble draws on a deep and vital engagement to the classics, while embracing the mission of championing new works, a vibrant combination of the familiar and the daring.

  • UCSB & CAMA present: The Juilliard String Quartet Masterclass
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    UCSB & CAMA present: The Juilliard String Quartet Masterclass

    With unparalleled artistry and enduring vigor, the Juilliard String Quartet (JSQ) continues to inspire audiences around the world. Founded in 1946 and hailed by The Boston Globe as “the most important American quartet in history,” the ensemble draws on a deep and vital engagement to the classics, while embracing the mission of championing new works, a vibrant combination of the familiar and the daring.

  • Faculty Recital: Paul Berkowitz, piano The Last Three Sonatas of Beethoven, Opp. 109, 110, 111
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    Faculty Recital: Paul Berkowitz, piano The Last Three Sonatas of Beethoven, Opp. 109, 110, 111

    Faculty pianist Paul Berkowitz performs the last three, great, Beethoven sonatas: opp. 109, 110 & 111 in recital

    Professor Derek Katz, opening talk - 6:30 pm | Room 1145

    Faculty Recital: Paul Berkowitz, piano - 7:30 pm | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall

    General ($10); Senior/Military/Non-UCSB students with ID ($7); UCSB students with ID (FREE)

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  • Gamelan Sinar Suraya
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    Gamelan Sinar Suraya

    Sunday, October 16, 2022 - 12pm El Presidio Real, Downtown Santa Barbara

    Led by Richard North, ensemble Gamelan Sinar Surya will showcase an ancient style of gamelan from Cirebon, West Java, featuring dynamic drumming, delicate melodies, lively interlocking rhythms and traditional mask dance performed by Noah Malik. Free admission as part of the Annual Asian American Neighborhood Festival.

  • Corwin Chair Concert Series: AndPlay duo
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    Corwin Chair Concert Series: AndPlay duo

    Friday, Oct 21, 2022- 7:30pm Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall

    In this concert the duo AndPlay will present several works for violin and viola from the contemporary American and international repertoire.

    http://andplayduo.com/

  • Trevor Wishart poster
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    Corwin Chair Concert Series: Trevor Wishart

    Subtitled “a comic opera” the piece extends Wishart's interests in transforming vocal material into the realm of narrative, working with writers, and using the voices of actors, as well as vocalists and politicians – of the North American variety.

    The piece consists of 7 narrative/musical “threads” which all recur, having undergone various kinds of sonic transformation.

    More about the artist: https://www.trevorwishart.co.uk/

  • UCSB Gospel Choir
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    UCSB Gospel Choir

    Directed by Victor Bell, the UCSB Gospel Choir will present traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus.

  • UCSB Jazz Ensemble
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    UCSB Jazz Ensemble

    Directed by Jon Nathan, the UCSB Jazz Ensemble will present a concert featuring jazz standards as well as original songs and arrangements by some of today’s most innovative composers on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall.

    Can't make the event? Livestream available: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC81mtdcwD9GkXUzEUfX6

    Proof of Vaccination

    Masks and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test are required for patrons over 12 years of age, as well as a valid photo ID. See our COVID-19 Event Information page for more details.

  • UCSB Wind Ensemble
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    UCSB Wind Ensemble

    Celebrating the career and dedication of Senior Lecturer in Clarinet and Director of the University Wind Ensemble, Paul Bambach, the Ensemble will perform their Annual Spring Concert Sunday, May 29, 2022 at Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall beginning at 3:00 PM.

    Free admission and a reception following the concert. We invite Wind Ensemble Alumni wishing to perform, to contact Paul Bambach at bambach@ucsb.edu

  • UCSB Choirs
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    UCSB Choirs

    Under the direction of Dr. Nicole Lamartine, Sorensen Director of Choral Music, the UCSB Choirs will present a joint concert featuring choral masterpieces and contemporary favorites at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Santa Barbara on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 7:30 pm.

    Proof of Vaccination

    Masks and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test are required for patrons over 12 years of age, as well as a valid photo ID. See our COVID-19 Event Information page for more details.

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  • UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music
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    UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music

    Under the direction of Dr. Sarah Gibson, the UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music (ECM) will present a concert titled Colorations, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 7:30 pm, in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus.

  • UCSB Chamber Orchestra
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    UCSB Chamber Orchestra

    Monday, May 23 at 7:30pm

    The UCSB Chamber Orchestra will present an evening of orchestral masterpieces on Monday, May 23, 2022 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus.

    Proof of Vaccination: Masks and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test are required for patrons over 12 years of age, as well as a valid photo ID. See our COVID-19 Event Information page for more details.

  • Night at the Opera
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    Night at the Opera

    Thursday, May 19 at 7:30pm

    This event is free and open to the public.

    A gala of operatic arias and duets showcasing students and faculty of MUS 150/258.
    Featured artists: April Amante, Olivia Barker, Ariana Horner, Marta Hovhannisyan, Valdis Jansons, Soohyun Ryu, Dr. John Ballerino* and Dr. Isabel Bayrakdarian*

    *UCSB faculty member
    Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall
    For more information, visit https://campuscalendar.ucsb.edu/event/night_at_the_opera#.YoMhiPPMK00

  • UCSB Gamelan Ensemble
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    UCSB Gamelan Ensemble

    The UCSB Gamelan Ensemble will present a concert showcasing gamelan, the celebrated gong orchestra of Indonesia, on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 5:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus. Led by Richard North, the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble will showcase an ancient style of gamelan from Cirebon, West Java, featuring dynamic drumming, delicate melodies, and lively interlocking rhythms.

    For more information, visit https://campuscalendar.ucsb.edu/event/ucsb_gamelan_ensemble_5543#.Yn1tuPPMK00

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