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Events

  • Ned McGowan
As part of the Corwin Chair Series, Ned McGowan will present a talk titled "Speed in Music, Brain and Body" on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm in Studio Xenakis (Room 2215, Music Building). Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
 
  1. Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 4:30pm
  • World Music Series
Led by Juan Zaragoza, Mariachi Las Olas de SB will present a program featuring music that celebrates the flora and fauna found in songs from Latin American cultures. For example, the moon, especially full moons, is a key protagonist in popular songs in Mexican, Mexican-American, and some Latin American cultures. Sones and corridos about cows, bulls, and horses are also an important part of the canon or collection of mariachi songs. The group will also present boleros and other mariachi favorites. Wednesday, January 23, 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, January 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
  • Enrico Pace (photo by Marco Borggreve)
Presented in association with UCSB Arts & Lectures, the Department of Music will host a Guest Artist Masterclass with pianist Enrico Pace on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9:30-11 a.m. in Kerr Hall Recording Studio, Room 2110. Students from the UCSB Keyboard Program will perform. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
 
  1. Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am
  • Leonidas Kavakos (photo by Marco Borggreve)
Presented in association with UCSB Arts & Lectures, the Department of Music will host a Guest Artist Masterclass with violinist Leonidas Kavakos on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9:30-11 a.m. in Room 1145 in the Music Building. Students of UCSB faculty member Ertan Torgul will perform. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
 
  1. Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am
  • Now Hear Ensemble (photo by Gaby Goldberg)
As part of the Corwin Chair Series, the Now Hear Ensemble will perform a concert of works by Alexander Schubert, Florent Ghys, and UCSB Composition alumnus Federico Llach on Sunday, January 27th at 8 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. 
 
  1. Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • World Music Series
The Santa Barbara-based group, Dannsair, will perform Irish melodies on fiddles, flutes, whistles, guitar, and percussion, melding jazzy undertones, classical phrasing and danceable rhythms. Russ Doherty, guitar; Adriane Hill, flute; Armand Renga, bass; Rachel Galvin, vocals and fiddle; Karl Burrelsmann, fiddle; Jane Hahn, whistle; Sue Rudnicki, percussion; and Jay Galvin, guitar and vocals. Wednesday, January 30, 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, January 30, 2019 - 12:00pm
  • Deben Bhattacharya recording in Afghanistan (1955)
CISM in the Archive presents "Re-collecting the Global South" with sound artist Robert Millis and filmmaker Hisham Mayet of the Sublime Frequencies collective on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 3:30 pm at UCSB Library, Special Research Collections (3rd floor, Mountain Side). Millis and Mayet will share their work reissuing global popular and folk music recordings on Sublime Frequencies, an important audio and video label, and discuss their recent curated reissues of ethnographic texts, audio, and photographs by mid-century ethnomusicologists Deben Battacharya and Charles Duvelle. Co-sponsored by UCSB Library and the Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM). 
 
  1. Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 3:30pm
  • Paul Berkowitz
The UCSB Department of Music will present a recital featuring faculty member and pianist Paul Berkowitz on Friday, February 1, 2019 at 8 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus. Mr. Berkowitz—best known for his performances and recordings of Schubert and the other Viennese masters Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Johannes Brahms—will take something of a departure into the works of J.S. Bach, Bartók, and Chopin. 
 
  1. Friday, February 1, 2019 - 8:00pm
  • Wesley Arai
UCSB University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a recital from the carillon in UCSB's Storke Tower on Sunday, February 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, February 3, 2019 - 2:00pm
  • World Music Series
Founded in 1998, the nine-member Dixie Daddies and Mamas band performs Dixieland music, a style of early jazz developed in New Orleans, on piano, drums, banjo, string bass, soprano sax, tenor sax, clarinet, trumpet and trombone. Based in Santa Barbara, the group plays at a variety of venues including retirement homes, churches, private parties, and other public events all over the Santa Barbara area. Wednesday, February 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, February 6, 2019 - 12:00pm

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