Programs
Spring 2017 Concert Series

UCSB Department of Music Events

Questions?

Undergraduate Advising
Zarah Ersoff
zarah@music.ucsb.edu
(805) 893-5672

Graduate Advising
Carly Yartz
cyartz@music.ucsb.edu
(805) 893-4603

Event Calendar

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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Events

  • World Music Series flyer.
As part of the World Music Series, Scott Marcus leads a performance of North Indian classical music performed on sitar-s with tabla accompaniment by Shashank Aswath and Ziyad Marcus. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the UCSB Music Bowl. Admission is free. The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.
  1. April 26, 2017 - 12:00pm

News

The UCSB Gamelan Ensemble rehearses for their March 1 performance in a communal and peaceful atmosphere. Photo by Richie DeMaria.
 
The Santa Barbara Independent recently previewed the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble's upcoming World Music Series performance. The Independent's Richie DeMaria spoke with Richard North, director of the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble, about the history of the ensemble at UCSB, and what makes Indonesian gamelan music so unique. Read more...

It's on us!

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.
 
The following concerts are FREE to UCSB students:
 
Percussion Ensemble 
Music of India Ensemble
Ensemble for Contemporary Music (ECM) 
Gospel Choir
Wind Ensemble
Gamelan Ensemble
Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Players 
Jazz Ensemble 
 
 
UCSB students with ID do not need to purchase advance tickets, but please keep in mind that free seating is limited and preference will be given to ticket holders in the event of a sold-out show.

 

The Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music and the UCSB MultiCultural Center have teamed up to present weekly FREE concerts of some of the best world music performers on the Central Coast. Performances happen every Wednesday during the quarter at noon in the UCSB Music Bowl (located in the Music Building courtyard).

View a current listing of World Music Series events here.