The third annual UCSB Summer Music Festival will take place Friday, August 17th and Saturday, August 18th on the UCSB campus. The student-directed festival will feature contemporary, world, and classical music with performances by the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, violist Jonathan Morgan, Gamelan Sinar Surya, Adelfos Ensemble, Mariachi Las Olas de Santa Barbara, UCSB Carillonist Margo Halsted and her students, as well as a number of other UCSB graduate students and alumni from the Department of Music and the Media Arts and Technology program. Among the exciting highlights of this year's festival are the world premieres of new works by UCSB graduate composers, as well as a Children's Concert with appearances by festival artists. The event will be free and open to the public, and will take advantage of UC Santa Barbara’s many performance venues, including the Multicultural Center Theater, the Art, Design & Architecture Museum, Storke Tower, Karl Geiringer Hall, Music Bowl, and the Digital Arts & Humanities Commons. Sponsored by the UCSB Office of Summer Sessions and co-presented by the UCSB Art, Design & Architecture Museum, Department of Music, Division of Humanities & Fine Arts (HFA), and MultiCultural Center.