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  • Jill Felber

Flutist Jill Felber has been hailed for her "beautifully finished performances" by The Detroit News and has been praised by Musical America for her "handsome performance." The British journal PAN writes, "Felber was stunning...not only refined but also full of fun." Ms. Felber will be joined by several of her colleagues for a beautiful evening of chamber music at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Santa Barbara. Guests include pianist Dianne Frazer, who will join Ms. Felber for a premier performance of Linda Holland’s new piece, Exuberance, written to commemorate Ms. Felber’s 25th year of teaching at UCSB. Ms. Frazer will also join Ms. Felber for a performance of selections from their duo CD, Fusion. Flutist Claudia Anderson will take the stage with Ms. Felber to complete the ZAWA! duo, with performances of Cynthia Folio’s two flute and piano piece, Z3, and two original pieces by the ZAWA! duo, entitled Shifting Skies, and an arrangement of Jules Mouquet's Pan and the Birds. UCSB faculty members pianist Robert Koenig and cellist Jennifer Kloetzel will join Ms. Felber for a performance of Carl Maria von Weber's Trio in G minor, Op. 63. Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Santa Barbara. Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

  1. October 16, 2016 - 7:30pm


  • Linda Di Fiore with Plácido Domingo

Pictured here, Dr. Linda Di Fiore, Area Head of the UCSB Department of Music's Voice Program, with Plácido Domingo at the LA Opera Ball on Saturday, September 17, 2016. Dr. Di Fiore noted that Mr. Domingo "sang a stunning Macbeth", which opened the LA Opera 2016-17 season.


The UCSB Department of Music proudly announces FREE ADMISSION to UCSB students for select events from our Concert Series. Present your UCSB student ID at the door, and gain access to events ranging from classical to world music.

Below is a list of our most current free events. Please check back regularly for updates throughout the quarter. The following events are FREE to UCSB students:

Percussion Ensemble Concert
ECM Concert 
University Wind Ensemble

Orchestra / Chamber Players Concert
Jazz Ensemble Concert
Music of India Concert 

UCSB students with ID do not need to purchase advance tickets, but please remember free seating is limited and preference will be given to ticket holders in the event of a sold-out show.

UCSB Amplified

UCSB Amplified

Music takes center stage with UCSB Amplified, a new performance series featuring UC Santa Barbara students, faculty, staff and even alumni. Live-recorded mini-concerts showcase UCSB's exceptional and diverse music scene. To view the weekly concert releases and to sign up visit our Tumblr page.

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