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                                Middle East Ensemble
Scott Marcus
The UCSB Middle East Ensemble (MEE) is an official “Ethnomusicology Performance Ensemble” in the UCSB Music Department. Founded in 1989 by ethnomusicology professor Scott Marcus, the ensemble has performed widely throughout California including concerts in Los Angeles, Pasadena, Pomona, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Berkeley, Sacramento, San Diego, and in Tucson, Arizona and Washington D.C.
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November 2016
19th Quarterly Concert - 7:30pm
Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, UCSB*
(*) There is a $4 parking fee at UCSB for evenings and weekends, payable in each lot.
Parking map for Music Department events
UCSB MEE Store   Sponsorship - FOMEMA

The UCSB MEE offers CDs, DVDs, booklets and t-shirts at the store section. MEE
                                        CDThere you will find more detailed information about each product and how to purchase it.

The store helps to buy new instruments, costumes and to fund scholarships for our students.


The Friends of Middle Eastern Music Association (FOMEMA) is an association formed to promote interaction between the Santa Barbara community and the UCSB Middle East Ensemble, explore ways in which the Ensemble can support the larger community in the presentation of Middle Eastern culture, and ways in which the community can support the Ensemble's goals of an expanded role at UCSB for study and research in Middle Eastern music and culture.

Click here to find out how you can become a member of FOMEMA.

    Contact UCSB MEE
Dr. Scott Marcus c/o Music Department
UCSB - University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
To inquire about booking the UCSB MEE for an event,
please contact Scott Marcus at
Cell Phone: (805) 729-6453
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