UCSB Department of Music Events

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Undergraduate Advising
Heidi Dinnogen
hdinnogen@music.ucsb.edu
(805) 893-5672

Graduate Advising
Carly Yartz
cyartz@music.ucsb.edu
(805) 893-4603

Event Calendar

UCSB Amplified

UCSB Amplified

Music takes center stage with UCSB Amplified, a new performance series featuring UC Santa Barbara students, faculty, staff and even alumni. Live-recorded mini-concerts showcase UCSB's exceptional and diverse music scene. To view the weekly concert releases and to sign up visit our Tumblr page.

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Events

  • Celebrating 50 Years Storke Tower
UCSB University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a special recital commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Storke Tower carillon’s dedication on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2 pm. The program will feature world premieres of pieces by composers Emma Lou Diemer (Professor Emerita, UCSB) and Aaron David Miller, which were commissioned for the event. The event will also include remarks by distinguished guest speakers. Listeners are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on the grass outside the tower during the recital.
 
  1. Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 2:00pm

News

UCSB Women's Chorus
On December 7, 2019 at 8 pm, members of the UCSB Chamber Choir and Women’s Chorus will be featured in the Holiday Pops Concert with the Santa Barbara Symphony at the historic and beautiful Granada Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara. This incredible opportunity and collaboration will see our talented choirs perform timeless and popular holiday arrangements alongside Broadway star Christiane Noll and guest conductor Andy Einhorn. Read more...

It's on us!

The UCSB Department of Music proudly announces FREE ADMISSION to UCSB students for select events from our Concert Series. Present your UCSB student ID at the door, and gain access to events ranging from classical to world music.
 
The following concerts are FREE to UCSB students:
 
Percussion Ensemble 
Music of India Ensemble
Ensemble for Contemporary Music (ECM) 
Gospel Choir
Wind Ensemble
Gamelan Ensemble
Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Players 
Jazz Ensemble 
 
 
UCSB students with ID do not need to purchase advance tickets, but please keep in mind that free seating is limited and preference will be given to ticket holders in the event of a sold-out show.

 

World Music Series banner

The Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music and the UCSB MultiCultural Center have teamed up to present weekly FREE concerts of some of the best world music performers on the Central Coast. Performances happen every Wednesday during the quarter at noon in the UCSB Music Bowl (located in the Music Building courtyard).

View a current listing of World Music Series events here.