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The UC Santa Barbara Department of Music and Department of Theater and Dance will present a unique collaborative concert featuring chamber music and dance on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus. The program will feature original choreography by UCSB Department of Theater and Dance faculty and students set to music by contemporary luminaries such as David Lang and Andy Akiho, with performances by UCSB Department of Music faculty and students. Read more...
 
  1. Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Robert HP Platz
As part of the Corwin Chair Series, Robert H.P. Platz will present "Würzburg / Santa Barbara," a concert program consisting of pieces from Santa Barbara and Würzburg composition students, on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 4:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. 
 
  1. Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 4:30pm
  • World Music Series
Directed by Richard North, the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble will showcase an ancient style of gamelan from Cirebon, West Java, featuring dynamic drumming, delicate melodies, and lively interlocking rhythms. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12 pm in the UCSB Music Bowl. Copresented by the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music and the UCSB MultiCultural Center.  
 
  1. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
  • Balcomb Bruno Arias concert
As part of the UCSB Ethnomusicology Forum, Hannah Balcomb (PhD Ethnomusicology, UC Riverside) will present a talk titled "What Happened to the Indigenous of Argentina? Los Primeros Desaparecidos, Identity Politics, Music and Popular Protest in a post-Dirty War World" on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 3:30-4:45 pm in Music Library Seminar Room 2406.
 
  1. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
  • violin
Directed by Robert Koenig, the UCSB Chamber Players will present an evening of chamber music favorites, including works by Arensky, Messiaen, Mozart, Beethoven, Smetana, Dring, David Lang, Alysia Michelle James, Barrière, Bazelaire, Clarke, Schubert, and Dvořák. The UCSB Chamber Players consist of a variety of ensembles, from duos to quintets and occasionally larger groups, which study and perform masterpieces of the chamber music literature. 
 
  1. Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Scott Perry
UCSB graduate Composition student Scott Perry will present a PhD recital on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus. The program will feature original piano music and electronic works for eight channel surround sound by Mr. Perry.
 
  1. Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Wesley Arai
As part of the Fiftieth Anniversary Carillon Recital Series, UCSB University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a recital from the carillon in UCSB's Storke Tower on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 2 pm. Listeners are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on the grass outside the tower during the recital.
 
  1. Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • Electropalatograph
As part of the Corwin Chair Series, Natalie Bewernitz and Marek Goldowski will present "EPG (Expanded Polyphonetic Generation)," a sound performance demonstrating the experimental handling of the electropalatograph, which was created as a further development to traditional palatography methods in the field of phonetics research. Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. Co-sponsored by the Department of Music and the Ministry of Culture and Science of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia.
 
 
  1. Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 4:30pm
  • World Music Series
Directed by Victor Bell, the UCSB Gospel Choir will perform traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 12 pm in the UCSB Music Bowl. Copresented by the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music and the UCSB MultiCultural Center.  
 
  1. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
  • Ensemble for Contemporary Music
Directed by Jeremy Haladyna, the UCSB Ensemble for Contemporary Music will present favorites from the contemporary music repertoire and new works by UCSB faculty and students.
 
  1. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 5:30pm