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  • Stephanie Choi
UC Santa Barbara Ethnomusicology alumna Dr. Stephanie Choi ‘20 was featured as a panelist for The New Yorker's "Expert Perspectives: K-pop In America" video, which was released on YouTube on December 8, 2020 and has received over 16,000 views to date. The New Yorker's "Expert Perspectives: K-pop In America" is a discussion among six experts from the fields of political science, philosophy, cultural studies, ethnomusicology, music production, and music journalism. The experts share their opinions on the political economy, music structure, masculinity, authenticity, and intimate labor of K-pop in the American market. Read more...
 
  • Rodney DuPlessis
UC Santa Barbara Doctoral Composition Candidate Rodney DuPlessis was selected as a finalist for the Musica Nova International Electroacoustic Competition for his work De Rerum Natura. The concert of finalists will be streamed live on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 10 am Pacific Standard Time (7 pm in Prague, Czech Republic) on the Musica Nova YouTube channel. Read more... 
  • Alvise Pascucci
UC Santa Barbara doctoral student Alvise Pascucci will give a virtual solo piano recital from the Teatro degli Industri of Grosseto, Italy as part of the Scriabin Concert Series on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 starting at 6 pm local time (9 am Pacific Time). The recital will be streamed live via Teatri di Grosseto’s YouTube channel and the video will also be available to view after its premiere. The program will include Ludwig van Beethoven’s Variations and Fugue in E-flat Major, Op. 35 and Robert Schumann’s Fantasy, Op. 17 in C Major. Read more...
  • Ertan Torgul
UC Santa Barbara Lecturer of Violin Ertan Torgul was featured as a Guest Teaching Artist for The REALLY Big Class, an online masterclass series, on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 11 am PST. Torgul worked virtually with students from Austria, the UK, North Carolina, and Texas, playing music of Bach, Mendelssohn, and Lalo. Read more...