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  • World Music Series spring banner
As part of the World Music Series, Santa Barbara-based Ensamble Vientos Del Sur (Winds of the South Ensemble) will perform a fusion of different Latin American styles such as rumba, bolero, and cumbia on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 12 pm in the UCSB Music Bowl. Delighting audiences of Southern California for more than a decade, the band’s contagious rhythms invite the audience to dance. Hugo Macario, Jose Elizarraraz, and Robert Gutierrez perform on guitar, charango, zampoñas, quena, cajon, and congas. The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.
  1. Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
  • Jennifer Koh
The Department of Music and UCSB Arts & Lectures will present a chamber music masterclass with violinist Jennifer Koh on Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 1:30-3 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall.
  1. Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
  • Besnik Yzeiri
Graduate student violist Besnik Yzeiri will present a doctoral recital with pianist Jared Eben on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 8 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. The program will feature Ernest Bloch's Suite Hebraique for viola and piano, J.S. Bach's Suite No. 4 for viola solo from the Cello Solo Suites, and Paul Hindemith's Sonata No. 4, Opus 11 for viola and piano. 
  1. Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 8:00pm
  • Preston Towers
College of Creative Studies music composition student Preston Towers will present his senior composition recital on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. The program will feature an eclectic collection of original compositions ranging from chamber works to singer-songwriter material and electronic pieces.
  1. Friday, April 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • Loren Toder
The UCSB Jazz Ensemble will present a special benefit concert for the Loren Toder Memorial Scholarship fund and the Myocarditis Foundation on Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 1-4 pm at SOhO Restaurant and Music Club. The Jazz Ensemble will be joined by special guests Josh Klinghoffer (Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist) and Keaton Simons (independent recording artist), family and childhood friends of Loren Toder.
  1. Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Ignition Duo
The Corwin Chair will present Ignition Duo (electric guitarists Ramon Fermin and David Gonzales) on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. Ignition Duo will perform selections from their repertoire, including UCSB composer Nick Norton’s epic fuzz madrigal In Ecclesia and other works from their debut album Ablaze Amidst the Horns.
  1. Monday, April 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
  • Asher Severini
Graduate collaborative piano student Asher Severini will present a doctoral recital on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall with baritone Byron Mayes, flutists Adriane Hill and Catherine Marshall, and cellist Katrina Agate. The program will include works by Maurice Ravel, Samuel Barber, Gioachino Rossini, Sergei Prokofiev, and Carl Maria von Weber. 
  1. Monday, April 30, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • World Music Series spring banner
In recognition of El Cinco de Mayo, Santa Barbara-based Mariachi Las Olas, founded and directed by Juan Zaragoza, will perform various music genres from Mexico including rancheras, boleros, corridos, sones and gustos on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 12 pm in the UCSB Music Bowl as part of the World Music Series. VIVA La Batalla de Puebla! The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.   
  1. Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
  • Shannon Garland
Dr. Shannon Garland (UCLA) will present a talk entitled, "We Demand Love: Musical Affects and Political Transformation in São Paulo, Brazil", as part of Ethnomusicology Forum on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 3:30-5 pm in the Music Library Room 2406. This event is co-sponsored by Ethnomusicology Forum and the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
  1. Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Lawrence M. Zbikowski
Dr. Lawrence M. Zbikowski (Professor of Music Theory, University of Chicago) will present a talk entitled, “Ghost in the Machine: Musical Grammar and Musical Agency”, as part of Music History and Theory Forum on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 3:30-4:45 pm in Music Room 1145 on the UCSB campus. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
  1. Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm