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  • Graduate Student Lecture Recital: Naomi Merer, Soprano
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    Graduate Student Lecture Recital: Naomi Merer, Soprano

    Graduate vocalist Naomi Merer (soprano) will present a virtual Doctor of Musical Arts lecture recital, titled "Get thee to an asylum: reflecting on the evolution of mental illness and its portrayal in Thomas’s operatic mad scene," with pianist Mandee Madrid Sikich on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 4 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. Merer will perform excerpts from Songs and Sonnets to Ophelia by Jake Heggie and Hamlet by Charles Ambroise Thomas.

  • Springtime in France: Music of Les Six
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    Springtime in France: Music of Les Six

    The UC Santa Barbara Department of Music will present a virtual chamber music recital, “Springtime in France: Music of Les Six,” on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 6 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The concert will feature UC Santa Barbara faculty member and pianist Dr. Natasha Kislenko and special guests, including clarinetist Richie Hawley, trumpeter Matthew Swihart, violinist Chavdar Parashkevov, and pianist Tali Morgulis.

  • Graduate Student Recital: Alvise Pascucci, Piano
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    Graduate Student Recital: Alvise Pascucci, Piano

    Graduate pianist Alvise Pascucci will present a Doctor of Musical Arts recital on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 6 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The program will include works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Robert Schumann. Alvise Pascucci is a student of UC Santa Barbara Professor Paul Berkowitz.

    For more information and the direct Youtube link visit https://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/2205

  • UCSB Chamber Orchestra: Music from Felix Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream
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    UCSB Chamber Orchestra: Music from Felix Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Under the direction of Dr. Maxim Kuzin, the UC Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra will present "Nocturne" from Felix Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 on Monday, April 26, 2021 at 7 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music's YouTube channel. Dr. Maxim Kuzin and the members of the UC Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra are proud to present this immortal masterpiece, one of the most beautiful and pure musical depictions of love, to the public.

  • Graduate Student Recital: Lucía Álvarez Núñez, Piano
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    Graduate Student Recital: Lucía Álvarez Núñez, Piano

    Graduate pianist Lucía Álvarez Núñez will present a Doctor of Musical Arts recital on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 6 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The program will include works by Joseph Haydn, Franz Schubert, and Robert Schumann. Álvarez Núñez is a student of UC Santa Barbara Professor Paul Berkowitz.

    For more information and a direct link to the Youtube premiere visit https://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/2198

  • Formulating Difference in Modal Music: The Analysis of Emplacement within Andalusian Music in Tunisia (Jared Holton)
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    Formulating Difference in Modal Music: The Analysis of Emplacement within Andalusian Music in Tunisia (Jared Holton)

    As part of the UC Santa Barbara Ethnomusicology Forum's UCSB ABD Graduate Student Series, UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Jared Holton will present a lecture titled "Formulating Difference in Modal Music: The Analysis of Emplacement within Andalusian Music in Tunisia" on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 from 3:30-5 pm PDT via Zoom. The music of al-Andalus, or medieval Muslim Spain, contributes significantly to the sense of cultural heritage and identity for many people and constitutes one of the oldest living music traditions in the world.

  • Graduate Student Lecture Recital: Ariella Mak-Neiman, Piano
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    Graduate Student Lecture Recital: Ariella Mak-Neiman, Piano

    Graduate pianist Ariella Mak-Neiman will present a virtual Doctor of Musical Arts lecture recital, titled "Haydn Revisited," on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 6 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The lecture will explore the atavistic elements of Haydn’s aesthetic priorities, compositional devices, and interpretive expectations in the context of his intriguing Sonata in B-flat Major, Hob. XVI:18 (1766-67). Mak-Neiman is a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate from the studio of UC Santa Barbara Professor Paul Berkowitz.

  • Corwin Chair Series Lecture: JoAnn Kuchera-Morin
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    Corwin Chair Series Lecture: JoAnn Kuchera-Morin

    As part of the Corwin Chair Series, composer Dr. JoAnn Kuchera-Morin will give a lecture titled "Using the Creative Process as a Computational Framework for Unfolding Complex Systems" on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 11 am PDT via Zoom. Kuchera-Morin will discuss how we can apply the creative compositional process in building computational languages and computational platforms in order to represent very complex information through our senses, namely visual, audio, and interactive representations.

    For more information visit https://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/2191

  • UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music: A Journey Through the Impossible
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    UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music: A Journey Through the Impossible

    Directed by Dr. Sarah Gibson, the UC Santa Barbara Ensemble for Contemporary Music presents "A Journey Through the Impossible" on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 6 pm PST as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music's YouTube channel. Opening with works by Julius Eastman, Dai Fujikura, and John Cage, the stellar performers will explore a variety of ways to make music through distance and precision.

  • UCSB Gospel Choir presents "The Virtual Gospel. An infusion of gospel music, gospel music history, and gospel testimonies"
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    UCSB Gospel Choir presents "The Virtual Gospel. An infusion of gospel music, gospel music history, and gospel testimonies"

    Directed by Victor Bell, the UC Santa Barbara Gospel Choir will present a virtual event titled, "The Virtual Gospel. An infusion of gospel music, gospel music history, and gospel testimonies," on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 6 pm PST as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music's YouTube channel. The production will feature special guests Daniel Ozan and Rhiann Joshua.

    For more information visit: https://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/2180
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/UCSantaBarbaraDepartmentofMusic

  • Beethoven CellObration!
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    Beethoven CellObration!

    Directed by Professor Jennifer Kloetzel, members of the UCSB Cello Squad will present a "Beethoven CellObration!" on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 6 pm PST as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music's YouTube Channel. This special event will celebrate Beethoven's 250th Birthday and showcase movements from his piano and cello works, performed by members of Professor Jennifer Kloetzel's cello class. For this virtual performance, the UCSB Cello Squad commissioned artist Tyler Scrivner as their background designer.

  • UCSB Lumina: A Life of Peace
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    UCSB Lumina: A Life of Peace

    Directed by Graduate Teaching Assistant David Lozano Torres and accompanied by graduate pianist Pinshu Yu, UCSB Lumina (formerly the UCSB Women’s Chorus) will present a virtual mini-concert, “A Life of Peace,” on Monday, March 15, 2021 from 6-6:15 pm PST as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music's YouTube channel. “Nothing can bring peace to the heart, mind, and soul like music can,” noted Torres of the program. “This new year has brought about many trials and opposition in all aspects of life.

  • Corwin Series Concert: Synchresis - the Alchemy of Visual Music
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    Corwin Series Concert: Synchresis - the Alchemy of Visual Music

    The Department of Music will present a virtual Corwin Series Concert, "Synchresis - the Alchemy of Visual Music," on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 6 pm PST 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 UC Santa Barbara Chamber Players will present a virtual concert on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at 6 pm PST as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music's
    YouTube Channel. The program will include works by Claude Debussy, Elena Ruehr, Johann Joseph Fux, Scott Joplin, Jennifer Higdon, Roger Chapman, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Paul Hindemith, and Jessie Montgomery. The event will feature performances by students from the UC Santa Barbara Chamber Music Program.

  • Eth(n)ographic Gardening: Preliminary Research Design in a Study of Permaculture Acoustemologies (Alexander Karvelas)
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    Eth(n)ographic Gardening: Preliminary Research Design in a Study of Permaculture Acoustemologies (Alexander Karvelas)

    As part of the UC Santa Barbara Ethnomusicology Forum's UCSB ABD Graduate Student Series, UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Alexander Karvelas will present a lecture titled "Eth(n)ographic Gardening: Preliminary Research Design in a Study of Permaculture Acoustemologies" on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 3:30-5 pm PST via Zoom.

  • Corwin Chair Series Lecture: "Secrets, Dreams, Faith and Wonder: A Mass for the New Millennium" (Stephen Travis Pope)
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    Corwin Chair Series Lecture: "Secrets, Dreams, Faith and Wonder: A Mass for the New Millennium" (Stephen Travis Pope)

    The Department of Music will present a Corwin Series Lecture featuring composer Stephen Travis Pope on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 11 am PST via Zoom. Pope's lecture, titled "Secrets, Dreams, Faith and Wonder: A Mass for the New Millennium," will focus on his film, “Secrets, Dreams, Faith and Wonder," a feature-length abstract music/video ritual of thanksgiving in five parts. It follows the structure of rituals of gratitude celebrated throughout the ages and across cultures and religions.

  • UC Santa Barbara Opera Theatre presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Don Giovanni
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    UC Santa Barbara Opera Theatre presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Don Giovanni

    UC Santa Barbara Opera Theatre and the Department of Music will present a virtual performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s two-act opera Don Giovanni on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 6 pm PST as a YouTube Premiere.
    Directed by UC Santa Barbara Associate Professor Dr. Isabel Bayrakdarian, the abridged version of the opera will be sung in the original Italian with English subtitles. The video will be free and available to the public via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel.

    For more information visit: https://music.ucsb.edu/news/event/2171

  • 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

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