The Corwin Chair presents a series of engaging concerts and lectures each quarter, with performances and topics ranging from live experimental/improvisatory electronic music to the conversion of DNA sequences into sound.
Sunday, January 20, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Studio Xenakis (Room 2215, Music Building) | Free
Speed, as a function of time, is full of enlightening musical character. Formulated by humans, speed is relational and it reveals aspects
about how we think and feel. McGowan's aim in this artistic research is to dissect the experience of speed in music. For this presentation, he will give a brief overview of the topic, then focus on the method of one component of his research, an exercise in 10 BPM from his Advanced Rhythm and Pulse course at the Utrecht Conservatory in the Netherlands.
Sunday, January 27, 2019 | 8 pm | Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall | Free
The Now Hear Ensemble will perform works by Alexander Schubert, Florent Ghys, and UCSB Composition alumnus Federico Llach. The group combines the intimacy of the classical concert experience with electronic music, video art, installation art, and contemporary theater, embracing both contemporary music and pop culture, as they believe a cross-genre approach leads to new territory for creativity.
Lecture with Andrew Dewar
Sunday, February 3, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Studio Xenakis (Room 2215, Music Building) | Free
Lecture with Gene Carl
Sunday, February 17, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Studio Xenakis (Room 2215, Music Building) | Free
Würzburg/Santa Barbara: Concert with Robert Platz
Sunday, February 24, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Karl Geiringer Hall | Free
EPG (Expanded Polyphonetic Generation) with Natalie Bewernitz and Marek Goldowski
Sunday, March 3, 2019 | 4:30 pm | Karl Geirigner Hall | Free
Concert with Villiers Quartet
Sunday, March 10, 2019 | time TBA | Karl Geiringer Hall | Free