News & Events

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
  • Esther Yoo (photo by Marco-Borggreve)
UCSB Arts & Lectures and the Department of Music will present Z.E.N. Trio’s Esther Yoo in conversation with pianist Robert Koenig, Chair and Professor at the UCSB Department of Music, on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 2-3 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall. The conversation will be moderated by UCSB Professor of Musicology, Derek Katz.
 
  1. Monday, October 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • UCSB World Music Series Fall 2019
As part of the UCSB World Music Series, Mariachi Las Olas de SB will perform on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead (November 2nd) is celebrated widely throughout most of Northern America and Latin America with community and private remembrances of loved ones that have passed on. Altars are created in their honor that consist of the deceased's favorite personal articles, food, flowers, and music. Led by Juan Zaragoza, Mariachi Las Olas de SB will take you on a sonic journey with some of the music heard throughout homes and grave sites during this cultural celebration. 
 
  1. Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • Paul Berkowitz
The UC Santa Barbara Department of Music will present pianist and Professor Paul Berkowitz in recital on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7:30 pm in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UC Santa Barbara campus. In this recital, Mr. Berkowitz will return to the repertoire for which he is best known and acclaimed, Schubert and Brahms, in works he has not performed in Santa Barbara for over 20 years, Brahms’ Klavierstücke, Op. 119 and Schubert’s Sonata in A minor, D845 (Op. 42). These milestone works of Schubert and Brahms will be accompanied by J.S. Bach’s Partita No. 5 in G Major, as well as an assortment of works by Francis Poulenc.
 
  1. Friday, October 25, 2019 - 7:30pm
  • UCSB World Music Series Fall 2019
As part of the UCSB World Music Series, the UCSB Middle East Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. Scott Marcus will lead a performance of music and dance from a variety of Middle Eastern cultures, performed on traditional Middle Eastern instruments and featuring solo dance by Cris! Basima, the director of the Ensemble’s Dance Company.
 
  1. Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • UCSB World Music Series Fall 2019
As part of the UCSB World Music Series, the SBLASLO Trio will perform on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. UCSB Jazz Ensemble director Jon Nathan will be joined by UCSB alumnus Miller Wrenn (bass) and Cuesta College Jazz Faculty Ron McCarley (tenor saxophone) for a set of adventurous contemporary improvised music both original and from the jazz repertoire. Ron McCarley and Miller Wrenn are both graduates of CalArts' graduate music program, having studied with some of the world’s most famous improvising musicians, including Joe LaBarbara, Larry Koonse, and Vinnie Golia, among others.
 
  1. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • UCSB World Music Series Fall 2019
As part of the UCSB World Music Series, the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble will perform on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. Directed by Richard North, the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble will showcase an ancient style of gamelan from Cirebon, West Java, featuring dynamic drumming, delicate melodies, and lively interlocking rhythms. 
 
  1. Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
  • violin
Directed by Robert Koenig, the UCSB Chamber Players will present an evening of chamber music favorites on Friday, November 15, 2019 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. Friday, November 15, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
  • Wesley Arai
As part of the Fiftieth Anniversary Carillon Recital Series, UCSB University Carillonist Wesley Arai will present a recital from the carillon in UCSB's Storke Tower on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 11 am. Listeners are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on the grass outside the tower during the recital.
 
  1. Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 11:00am
  • UCSB World Music Series Fall 2019
As part of the UCSB World Music Series, the UCSB Gospel Choir will perform on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12 pm at the UCSB Music Bowl. Directed by Victor Bell, the choir will perform traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions.
 
 
  1. Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

October 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
 
 
 
 
 
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
 
 
 
 
 
 
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
 
 
10/23/2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
 
 
 
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
 
 
 
10/30/2019 - 12:00 to 13:00