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  • Lucía Álvarez Núñez and Alvise Pascucci
Graduate pianists Lucía Álvarez Núñez and Alvise Pascucci will present a joint Doctor of Musical Arts recital on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 6 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The program will include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Sonata in C Major, K. 521; Robert Schumann's 12 vierhändige Klavierstücke für kleine und große Kinder, Op. 85; and a reduction for piano duet of the complete ballet score of Igor Stravinsky's Petrouchka (1911, rev. 1947). Núñez and Pascucci are both students of UC Santa Barbara Professor Paul Berkowitz.
 
  1. Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Kee Yong Chong (© 2005 Nelson Wong)
The Department of Music will present a Corwin Series Lecture featuring composer Kee Yong Chong on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 6 pm PDT via Zoom. Dr. Chong will discuss his work and influences in a lecture titled “Multi-Layered Ethnic and Cultural Influences in my Musical Compositions."
 
  1. Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Pinshu Yu
Graduate pianist Pinshu Yu will present a Doctor of Musical Arts recital with violinist Gulia Gurevich on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 6 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The program will include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Sonata in F Major, K.533/494 and Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano, K.526; Felix Mendelssohn's Lieder ohne Worte, Op.67; and Johannes Brahms' Sonata in G Major for Violin and Piano, Op.78. Yu is a student of UC Santa Barbara Professor Paul Berkowitz.
 
  1. Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
  • Football stadium and crowd
As part of the UC Santa Barbara Ethnomusicology Forum, UC Santa Barbara PhD candidate Eugenia Siegel Conte and UC Santa Barbara alumnus Max Jack (Ethnomusicology, PhD 2019) will present a lecture titled "The Art of Making a Scene: Vocal Disruption, Affective Regimes, and Public Space" on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 3:30-5 pm PDT via Zoom. Conte and Jack will discuss how they discovered unexpected links between their scholarly interests and have been collaborating to show how space/place, body, voice, and “affective regimes” (Mankekar and Gupta 2016) can lead to a recognition and reorganization of public space through the embodied poetics of voice. They will also talk about the importance of mentorship, friendship, creativity, and collaboration in scholarship.
 
  1. Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Gulia Gurevich (photo by Stacy Gleason)
Graduate violinist Gulia Gurevich will present a virtual Doctor of Musical Arts recital with pianist Pinshu Yu on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 6 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The program will include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano and Violin Sonata in A Major, K. 526; Michiru Oshima's Memories; and Johannes Brahms' Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Major, No. 1, Op. 78. Gurevich is a student of UC Santa Barbara Lecturer Ertan Torgul.
 
  1. Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Noelle Barr (photo by Zach Mendez)
Undergraduate violinist Noelle Barr will present a virtual Bachelor of Arts recital with pianist Erik Lawrence on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 6 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere via the Department of Music’s YouTube channel. The program will include works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Barr is a student of UC Santa Barbara Lecturer Ertan Torgul.
 
  1. Friday, May 21, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Ashley Petrie
Undergraduate student Ashley Petrie will present a Senior Composition Recital, titled "The Places I've Been," on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 3 pm PDT as a YouTube Premiere (streaming information TBA). The program will include original compositions written by Petrie. Zoom reception to follow. Petrie is a Composition student of Dr. Leslie Hogan in the UC Santa Barbara College of Creative Studies.
 
  1. Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • UCSB Chamber Choir
The UCSB Chamber Choir will present a live-streamed concert using a live mix of all individual voices and streaming live individual videos on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6 pm PDT as a YouTube Live streamed via the UC Santa Barbara YouTube Channel. Under the direction of Dr. Nicole Lamartine, Sorensen Director of Choral Music, the choir will present "When the Earth Stands Still" by Don Macdonald, "Earth Song" by Frank Ticheli, and "The Tide Rises" by Kirby Shaw. The program includes other arrangements crafted by the students, and a special live collaboration with members of the UCSB Jazz Ensemble (Dr. Jon Nathan, director).
 
  1. Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Saxophone (photo by Matt Perko)
The UCSB Jazz Ensemble presents a LIVE performed concert of music for 10-piece jazz band (4 brass, 2 saxophones, guitar, piano, bass, drums), as arranged by Los Angeles-based composer/arranger Randy Aldcroft, on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 5 pm PDT as a YouTube Live streamed via the UC Santa Barbara YouTube channel. Pieces to be performed include Freddie Hubbard's "Asiatic Raes" and Moacir Santos' "Coisa (Thing) #2" along with "Surry with a Fringe on Top" and "Blue Skies," both with vocals by first-year Kaidi Dai. The performance will also include a collaboration with the UCSB Chamber Choir with an arrangement of "Autumn Leaves."
 
  1. Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm