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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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UCSB Department of Music Events


  • Jean-Claude Eloy
The Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology (CREATE), the Media Arts and Technology Program, and the Music Department present Jean-Claude Éloy's "The Midnight of the Faith" on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. The piece is written for electronic and concrete sounds projected octophonically around selected sentences by Edith Stein, recorded by German actress Gisela Claudius. The concert will be presented non-stop, with "Part I: Dawn" running for 70 minutes and 20 seconds (proposition, agitation, contemplation, illumination-jubilation-sublimation) and "Part II: Twilight" running for 50 minutes and 6 seconds (interrogation, tension, confrontation). Admission is free and the event is open to the public. 
  1. October 28, 2016 - 8:00pm


  • Dr. Natasha Kislenko

Dr. Natasha Kislenko, Santa Barbara Symphony's Principal pianist, will be featured on the SB Symphony's upcoming program, "Favorite Piano Masterpieces" on November 19th and 20th. Dr. Kislenko will open both performances with Manuel de Falla's Nights in the Gardens of Spain, and will also be featured on Mozart's Concerto for Two Pianos with guest pianist Markus Groh. For more information, please click here.

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 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 keep in mind that free seating is limited and preference will be given to ticket holders in the event of a sold-out show.

World Music Series

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.