Isabel Bayrakdarian


  • Margo Halsted

Margo Halsted, Adjunct Professor of Music at UCSB, will present a carillon recital on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at 2 p.m. at UCSB's Storke Tower. Ms. Halsted will perform arrangements of popular songs and classical favorites, as well as pieces written expressly for carillon. Admission is free. Please join us on the lawn, bring a blanket or chair, and enjoy the concert in the Santa Barbara sunshine!

  1. August 7, 2016 - 2:00pm


  • Sara Ballance

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) recently announced Sara Ballance, a UCSB graduate student in musicology, as a recipient of the 2016 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion fellowship for her topic, "Learning to Listen: Musical Hearing and the Construction of Musicality in the Nineteenth Century".


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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