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. Sponsored by the UC Santa Barbara Office of Summer Sessions, the virtual festival will feature performances by the Los Angeles-based new music piano duo HOCKET, multi-percussionist and vocalist Miguelito León, UC Santa Barbara Composition alumnus and pianist Marc Evanstein, the Nesta Steel Drum Band, University Carillonist Wesley Arai, and Gamelan Sinar Surya, under the direction of UC Santa Barbara faculty member Richard North. The festival will also feature a children’s concert led by Miguelito León and a demonstration of a variety of Medieval and Renaissance instruments by UC Santa Barbara graduate Composition student Matthew Owensby.
All events will be presented virtually and free of charge via the UC Santa Barbara Department of Music’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC81mtdcwD9GkXUzEUfX6rxA). Visit music.ucsb.edu/summerfestival the week of the UCSB Summer Music Festival for direct links to each performance. Artist bios are also available at music.ucsb.edu/summerfestival.
Saturday, August 22, 2020
1:15 pm | Miguelito León
2:30 pm | Marc Evanstein
3:45 pm | Matthew Owensby
5:00 pm | HOCKET
Sunday, August 23, 2020
10:45 am | Children's Concert featuring Miguelito León
12:00 pm | Wesley Arai
1:15 pm | Nesta Steel Drum Band
2:30 pm | Gamelan Sinar Surya