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  • Wesley Arai
UC Santa Barbara University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a recital from the carillon in UC Santa Barbara's Storke Tower on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 2 pm PT. The program will feature arrangements of folk songs, well-known classical music, and ragtime by students of the UCSB Carillon Studio, as well as works composed for the carillon covering a wide array of styles. Listeners are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on the grass outside the tower during the recital.
 
  1. Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Leah Reid
The Department of Music will present a virtual Corwin Chair Series Lecture featuring composer Leah Reid on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 11 am PT via Zoom. Reid will discuss her works, influences, and compositional aesthetic in a lecture titled "Multidimensional Timbre Representations and Current Work."
 
  1. Friday, October 22, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
  • Paul Berkowitz
Recognized as being “in the royal class of Schubert interpreters” by the Sunday Times (London), Professor Paul Berkowitz will present a recital featuring works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Francis Poulenc, and Franz Schubert on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus. 
 
  1. Friday, October 29, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Wesley Arai

UC Santa Barbara University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a recital from the carillon in UC Santa Barbara's Storke Tower on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 2 pm PT. Listeners are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on the grass outside the tower during the recital.

  1. Sunday, November 7, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Violin
Directed by Jonathan Moerschel, the UCSB Chamber Players will present an evening of chamber music favorites on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 7:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. 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, November 17, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
  • UCSB 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 on Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus.
 
  1. Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
  • UCSB 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, November 20, 2021 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus. 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, November 20, 2021 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Storke Tower
Students Junyu Deng, Emily O'Mahony, Julia Ong, and Jay Yin from UC Santa Barbara University Carillonist Wesley Arai's studio will present a recital from the carillon in UC Santa Barbara's Storke Tower on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 10 am PT. Listeners are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on the grass outside the tower during the recital.
 
  1. Sunday, November 21, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  • UCSB Chamber Orchestra
The UCSB Chamber Orchestra will present an evening of orchestral masterpieces on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus.
 
  1. Monday, November 29, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
  • UCSB Jazz Combos
Join the UCSB Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Jon Nathan, for an evening of exquisitely crafted music for medium-sized jazz ensembles on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus. While the music mostly draws from the outputs of Marty Paich and Oliver Nelson, the ensemble will also present music from Wynton Marsalis's Democracy Suite (for 8 musicians) and small band music by Gordon Goodwin, Pepper Adams, and the Dace Pell Octet. Joining the ensemble are three vocalists performing music originally arranged by Marty Paich for the incomparable Ella Fitzgerald, and the ensemble will also present a special full big band performance to end the evening.
 
  1. Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm