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  • Corwin Chair Series Lecture: "Abstraction and Figuration in My Music" (Francis Dhomont)
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    Corwin Chair Series Lecture: "Abstraction and Figuration in My Music" (Francis Dhomont)

    The Department of Music will present a Corwin Series Lecture featuring composer Francis Dhomont on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 11 am PST via Zoom. Dhomont will speak on his music and influences in a lecture titled “Abstraction and Figuration in My Music.”

    Zoom link: tinyurl.com/CorwinW21
    Meeting ID: 841 2398 4807
    Passcode: Corwin

    For more information visit: https://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/2161

  • Bagpiping in the Garhwal Himalayas: Music Theory and Analytical Approaches to a South Asian Tradition (Jason Busniewski)
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    Bagpiping in the Garhwal Himalayas: Music Theory and Analytical Approaches to a South Asian Tradition (Jason Busniewski)

    As part of the UC Santa Barbara Ethnomusicology Forum's UCSB ABD Graduate Student Series, UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Jason Busniewski will present a lecture titled "Bagpiping in the Garhwal Himalayas: Music Theory and Analytical Approaches to a South Asian Tradition" on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 from 3:30-5 pm PST via Zoom.

    Zoom link: tinyurl.com/EthnoW21
    Meeting ID: 880 4630 7897
    Passcode: 3m867k

    For more information visit: https://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/2162

  • Corwin Chair Series Lecture: "... I listen, therefore I am..." (François Bayle)
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    Corwin Chair Series Lecture: "... I listen, therefore I am..." (François Bayle)

    The Department of Music will present a Corwin Series Lecture featuring composer François Bayle on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 11 am PST via Zoom. Bayle will speak on his music and influences in a lecture titled “…J’écoute donc je suis…” (...I listen, therefore I am…).

    Zoom link: tinyurl.com/CorwinW21
    Meeting ID: 841 2398 4807
    Passcode: Corwin

    For more information visit:https://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/2160

  • Graduate Student Lecture Recital: Kelly Guerra, Mezzo-soprano
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    Graduate Student Lecture Recital: Kelly Guerra, Mezzo-soprano

    Doctoral Voice Candidate Kelly Guerra (mezzo-soprano) will present a virtual lecture recital, titled "Sagrados son los que vienen a ver a sus muertos (Blessed are those who come to see their dead): An exploration of Gabriela Lena Frank’s Conquest Requiem," on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 4 pm (PST). The event will be presented as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel.

  • UCSB Chamber Players
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    UCSB Chamber Players

    Directed by Jonathan Moerschel, the UCSB Chamber Players will present a virtual concert on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 6 pm PST as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The program will include chamber works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Igor Stravinsky, Katherine Hoover, Johannes Brahms, Nadia Boulanger, and more.

    YouTube Channel: tinyurl.com/ucsbmusicyoutube
    Event link will be available soon on the event webpage (https://bit.ly/2JCll3r)!

  • UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music: "Find Your Place"
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    UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music: "Find Your Place"

    Directed by Dr. Sarah Gibson, the UC Santa Barbara Ensemble for Contemporary Music will present "Finding Your Place" on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 6 pm (PST) as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. Including thirteen world premieres of compositions written specifically for ECM's fabulous performers by UCSB's student composers, each composer and performer responds musically to the theme of "Place" in their collaborative solo work.

  • "Home": A Postcard from UCSB Choirs
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    "Home": A Postcard from UCSB Choirs

    The UCSB Choirs will present a virtual offering, titled '"Home": A Postcard from UCSB Choirs,' with the UCSB Chamber Choir and Lumina (formerly the UCSB Women's Chorus) on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 6 pm (PST) as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. Dr. Nicole Lamartine, the UC Santa Barbara Sorensen Director of Choral Music, will create a program of singing, poetry, and visuals representing the idea of what "home" means to us in this tumultuous time.

  • Undergraduate Student Recital: Terra Giddens, Mezzo-soprano
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    Undergraduate Student Recital: Terra Giddens, Mezzo-soprano

    Undergraduate vocalist Terra Giddens (mezzo-soprano) will present a virtual recital with pianist Erik Lawrence on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 4 pm as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The program will include works by Georges Bizet, Manuel de Falla, Kurt Weill, Hector Berlioz, Stefano Donaudy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Richard Strauss. Giddens is a student of UC Santa Barbara Associate Professor Dr. Isabel Bayrakdarian.

  • Corwin Series Concert: Synesthesias - New Music at UCSB
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    Corwin Series Concert: Synesthesias - New Music at UCSB

    The Department of Music will present a virtual Corwin Series Concert, "Synesthesias - New Music at UCSB," on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 6 pm as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. This year’s Corwin Series Concert will highlight the eclectic musics of UC Santa Barbara’s Department of Music and College of Creative Studies Composition Faculty. Using innovative visuals, media arts, technology, and sound, this concert will showcase the relationship between one’s visual and auditory senses.

  • Graduate Student Lecture Recital: Chenoa Orme-Stone, Cello
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    Graduate Student Lecture Recital: Chenoa Orme-Stone, Cello

    Graduate cellist Chenoa Orme-Stone will present a virtual lecture recital, titled "Cello Teaching Methods: An Analysis and Application of Pedagogical Literature," in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts degree on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 6 pm as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The program will include cello duets by Friedrich August Kummer, Jacques Offenbach, and Jean-Baptiste Barrière, and will feature performances by Orme-Stone's cello students.

  • Graduate Student Recital: Gulia Gurevich, Violin
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    Graduate Student Recital: Gulia Gurevich, Violin

    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.

    Video link: youtu.be/qlwwzAsWKeg

    More details about the program and the artist can be found at https://www.music.ucsb.edu/news/event/2140.

  • Corwin Chair Series Lecture: Shadows for Piano and Electronics (Liviu Marinescu, California State University Northridge)
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    Corwin Chair Series Lecture: Shadows for Piano and Electronics (Liviu Marinescu, California State University Northridge)

    Composer Liviu Marinescu will present a lecture entitled “Shadows for Piano and Electronics. An Exploration of Texture, Harmony and Timbre” as a visiting artist of the 2020 Corwin Chair Series. The presentation will take place on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 4 pm PST via Zoom.

    Zoom link: ucsb.zoom.us/j/84123984807?pwd=ejB5UDRjTHJSdWdaaC9SSG53TEJEZz09
    Meeting ID: 841 2398 4807
    Password: Corwin

  • Corwin Chair Series Lecture: Composing sound (Panayiotis Kokoras, University of North Texas)
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    Corwin Chair Series Lecture: Composing sound (Panayiotis Kokoras, University of North Texas)

    As part of the Corwin Chair Series, Panayiotis Kokoras, Associate Professor of Composition and Director of the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia (CEMI) at the University of North Texas, will present a talk titled "Composing sound" on Friday, November 6, 2020 at 2 pm PST via Zoom. In the talk, Kokoras will give an overview of composition techniques used in his recent works such as Sense, The sound is the music, Hyperidiomatisism, and Fab Synthesis.

  • UCSB Summer Music Festival 2020
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    UCSB Summer Music Festival 2020 (VIRTUAL EVENT)

    The UC Santa Barbara Department of Music will present the fifth annual UCSB Summer Music Festival on Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23, 2020 as a virtual event.

  • Trombone
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    (CANCELED) UCSB Trombone Ensemble and Low Brass Studio Concert

    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-information.

    Directed by Bill Booth, the UCSB Trombone Ensemble and Low Brass Studio will present a recital on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 12 pm in Room 1145 in the Music Building. The program will include works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Gabriel Fauré, Lars-Erik Larsson, and Benedetto Marcello.

  • Valdis Jansons
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    Graduate Student Recital: Valdis Jansons, Baritone

    Graduate vocalist Valdis Jansons (baritone) will present a doctoral recital with pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko (Continuing Lecturer, UC Santa Barbara) on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus. The program will include works by Richard Wagner, Modest Mussorgsky, Henri Duparc, Roger Quilter, Antonio De Curtis, Ernesto De Curtis, Salvatore Cardillo, and Enrico Cannio. Jansons is a student of Associate Professor Isabel Bayrakdarian.
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  • Music in the Medieval Mediterranean (Dwight Reynolds, UC Santa Barbara)
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    Music in the Medieval Mediterranean (Dwight Reynolds, UC Santa Barbara)

    As part of UCSB Ethnomusicology Forum, Dwight Reynolds (Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara) will present a lecture titled "Music in the Medieval Mediterranean" on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 3:30-4:45 pm in Music Library Seminar Room 2406. Why were musicians and singers able to move through different regions of the medieval Mediterranean so easily? What types of cultural interactions took place before the construction of ‘national cultures’ and before Western Europe defined itself as the center of the world?

  • Guest Artist Recital: ~Nois Saxophone Quartet
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    Guest Artist Recital: ~Nois Saxophone Quartet

    The UC Santa Barbara Department of Music will present a guest artist recital with ~Nois on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. The program will include works by A.J. McCaffrey, Emma O'Halloran, and Pauline Oliveros, plus works by Tonia Ko and Gemma Peacocke written for ~Nois. The ensemble is a Chicago-based saxophone quartet that defies categorization by working between the boundary of contemporary classical music and experimental improvisation.

  • Guest Artist Recital: ~Nois Saxophone Quartet
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    Guest Artist Recital: ~Nois Saxophone Quartet

    The UC Santa Barbara Department of Music will present a guest artist recital with ~Nois on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. The program will include works by A.J. McCaffrey, Emma O'Halloran, and Pauline Oliveros, plus works by Tonia Ko and Gemma Peacocke written for ~Nois. The ensemble is a Chicago-based saxophone quartet that defies categorization by working between the boundary of contemporary classical music and experimental improvisation.

  • Models of Composition in the 21st Century with João Pedro Oliveira (UC Santa Barbara)
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    Models of Composition in the 21st Century with João Pedro Oliveira (UC Santa Barbara)

    As part of the Corwin Chair Series, João Pedro Oliveira (Corwin Chair of Composition, UC Santa Barbara) will present a lecture titled "Models of Composition in the 21st Century" on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 3 pm in Studio Xenakis (Room 2215, Music Building). Oliveira will talk about his music and how he uses models derived from the historical past and other arts.

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