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  • Min Su Kim
Undergraduate clarinetist Min Su Kim will present a recital with pianist Pinshu Yu and flutist Jenna Ku on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 1:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall in the Music Building. The program will include works by Michele Mangani, Francis Poulenc (arr. Millan Sachania), and Franz Danzi. Mr. Kim is a student of UCSB faculty member Paul Bambach.
 
  1. Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 1:30pm
  • World Music Series
As part of the World Music Series, Victor Bell will direct the UCSB Gospel Choir in a performance of traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 12 pm in the UCSB Music Bowl. The World Music Series is co-presented by the UCSB MultiCultural Center and the Ethnomusicology Program in the Department of Music.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • John Greer (photo by Gene Wu)
The UCSB Department of Music will present a Guest Artist Masterclass led by accompanist, vocal coach, arranger, composer, and conductor John Greer on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 1:30-3:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall in the UCSB Music Building. Mr. Greer will work with students from the UCSB Voice Program.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Cloe Gentile
UCSB graduate student Cloe Gentile (Musicology) will present a talk titled "The Pan-American Bolero and María Grever’s Idealized Woman" on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 3:30-4:45 pm in Room 1145 in the Music Building. Research supported by the Graduate Diversity Fellowship sponsored through the Graduate Research Mentorship Program. Presented by UCSB Music History and Theory Forum.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
  • Svanibor Pettan
Svanibor Pettan (University of Ljubljana) will present a talk titled "Minorities in a War-Peace Continuum: How Applied Ethnomusicology Can Help" on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 3:30-4:45 pm in Music Library Seminar Room 2406. This lecture will provide insight into the current state of the study of music and minorities, mainly in the context of the International Council for Traditional Music, and features the author's new frame of ten research approaches to this topic. Finally, selected projects are used to examine the potentials of applied ethnomusicology in the scholarly work on the war-peace continuum. Sponsored by Ethnomusicology Forum.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
  • Ensemble for Contemporary Music
UCSB’s intrepid ECM ends its current season with a concert titled "Of Mountains, Dunes, Pastoral Tunes...and Dulcet Moons!" on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 5:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. A venture “out-of-doors” to music born of landscape and sky, the mostly American program is sprinkled with new selections by French, British, and German authors for seasoning. Pillars of the program include Elliott Carter’s Pastoral, with violist Matt Owensby joining Director Jeremy Haladyna; Leo Kraft’s Green Mountain Notes, for winds, violin solo, and piano; and John McCabe’s Desert Music III, inspired by the Australian desert. McCabe’s expansive trio features Matt Owensby (violin), Joshua Kauk (cello), and Marie-Agathe Charpagne (piano).
 

 

  1. Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 5:30pm
  • Wind Ensemble
Directed by Paul Bambach, the UCSB Wind Ensemble will present its annual Spring Concert, titled "'Classics' (or soon to be)," on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. The ensemble will perform Norman Dello Joio’s Scenes from the Louvre, inspired by the museum's structure and development; Jack Stamp’s intense and powerful Gavorkna Overture; Paul Hindemith's March from Symphonic Metamorphosis, transcribed for concert band by Keith Wilson at the composer's request; and P.D.Q. Bach’s Grand Serenade for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion, tastefully adapted to the modern Concert Band by Professor Peter Schickele. The concert will also feature graduate assistant Enoch Matsumura conducting Vincent Persichetti's Bagatelles for Band. Rounding out the concert will be David Maslanka's Mother Earth, Frank Ticheli's Rest, and Carmen Dragon's arrangement of Samuel A. Ward's America, the Beautiful, as a tribute to Memorial Day.
 

 

  1. Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Chamber Choir and Women's Chorus
The UCSB Chamber Choir and Women’s Chorus will present a collaborative concert with the UCSB Percussion Ensemble, UCSB Young Artists String Quartet, and the San Marcos High School Madrigal Singers on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:30 pm at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Santa Barbara. The program, titled “BANG, SCRAPE, and SHOUT!” will feature contemporary and traditional pieces for strings, percussion, and choir. Tyler Reece will conduct the UCSB Women’s Chorus in a program of works by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Ola Gjeilo, Edward Elgar, Aaron Copland, Ned Rorem, Thomas Morley, Thomas Weelkes, and Henry Cowell. Daniel Newman-Lessler will conduct the UCSB Chamber Choir in works by Caroline Shaw, Ignacio Jerusalem, W.A. Mozart, and Leonard Bernstein. The UCSB Percussion Ensemble (directed by UCSB faculty member Jon Nathan) will perform Bob Becker’s Mudra and the San Marcos High School Madrigal Singers (directed by Eleni Pantages) will join the UCSB Chamber Choir for a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.
 
  1. Friday, May 31, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • Alexandria Jackson
Undergraduate vocalist Alexandria Jackson (mezzo-soprano) will present a senior recital with pianist Jared Eben on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 1:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall in the Music Building. The program will include works by Bellini, Fauré, Brahms, Vaughan Williams, and Montsalvatge. Ms. Jackson is a student of UCSB faculty member Dr. Linda Di Fiore.
 
  1. Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 1:30pm
  • 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 on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall. The Ensemble's Spring concert will feature two extended sets of regional Persian folk songs presented by Bahram Osqueezadeh (UCSB Persian music lecturer) and Special Guests Mitra Khorsandi (vocalist), Siamak Bozorgi (tar, shurangiz, and vocal), and Nadia Sabet (tombak and daf).
 
  1. Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 7:30pm