News & Events


  • Chamber Orchestra
The UCSB Chamber Orchestra will present an evening of orchestral masterpieces. Winners of the quarterly UCSB Chamber Music Competition will perform as the UCSB Chamber Players.
  1. Monday, December 3, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • World Music Series Fall banner
Directed by Alexandro Hernandez, the UCSB Son Jarocho Ensemble begins its second year with a World Music Series performance of music and dance from Veracruz, Mexico on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 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, December 5, 2018 - 12:00pm
  • Gospel Choir
Directed by Victor Bell, the UCSB Gospel Choir will present traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions.
  1. Friday, December 7, 2018 - 7:30pm
  • violin
The UCSB Department of Music and the UCSB Department of Dance will present an evening of chamber music with original choreography.
  1. Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • violin
Directed by Robert Koenig, the UCSB Chamber Players will present an evening of chamber music favorites. 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
  • 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
  • Wind Ensemble
Directed by Paul Bambach, the UCSB Wind Ensemble will present staples of the wind band repertoire alongside new and exciting works by some of today’s most well-known composers.
  1. Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Chamber Choir
The UCSB Chamber Choir and Women’s Chorus will present a joint concert featuring choral masterpieces and contemporary favorites.
  1. Friday, March 8, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Middle East Ensemble
Directed by Scott Marcus, the UCSB Middle East Ensemble will present an evening of music and dance reflecting the great variety of cultures found in the Middle East. The ensemble performs music and dance from Arab, Turkish, Persian, Armenian, Greek, Jewish, and even Assyrian cultures, with everything from classical pieces to popular songs, as well as folk and cabaret-style dances.
  1. Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • piano keyboard
Faculty members from the UCSB Department of Music will come together for an evening of solo and chamber music.
  1. Monday, March 11, 2019 - 7:30pm