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Friday, March 11, 2016 - 7:30pmRecital Hall, Music Center

The UCSC Wind Ensemble presents Great Works from Great Britain,

including the following selections:

Percy Grainger - Lincolnshire Posy
Gustav Holst - First Suite in Eb
Malcolm Arnold
 - Four Scottish Dances

and more!

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$10 General Admission
$8 Seniors 62+
$6 Youth and Students w/ ID

Music Faculty/Staff/Declare Music Majors/Minors Comp Ticket Info:

Music Dept. faculty, staff and declared majors and minors can order/pick up comp tickets by email <music@ucsc.edu>, (831) 459-2292, or in-person from the Music Dept. students assistant office (248). If 248 is closed, pick up from Alice or Laura in Dept. office. Dept. office hours: M-F 9AM-12Noon and 1:30PM-4PM.

Orders will be taken until 12PM on Friday before the weekend of the performance. After this, comp tickets can be picked up at the door but are not guaranteed. 

Advance tickets available through SantaCruzTickets.com.

$4 Parking

Doors open 30 minutes before concert
Please arrive 30 minutes before curtain to allow time to park (and to
take a shuttle, if necessary), pick up tickets at will-call, and be in
your seat before curtain.
Late seating will be at the discretion of the management.

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Friday, March 4, 2016 - 7:30pmRecital Hall, Music Center 

UC Santa Cruz Concert Choir and Chamber Singers present Ein Deutsches Requiem (Johannes Brahms) - “London version” for 4-hand piano, chorus, and soloists.

$10 General Admission
$8 Seniors 62+
$6 Youth and Students w/ ID

Advance tickets available through SantaCruzTickets.com and at the door.

Music Faculty/Staff/Declare Music Majors/Minors Comp Ticket Info:

Music Dept faculty, staff and declared majors and minors can order/pick up comp tickets by email <music@ucsc.edu>, (831) 459-2292, or in-person from the Music Dept students assistant office (248). If 248 is closed, pick up from Alice or Laura in dept office. Dept office hours: M-F 9AM-12Noon and 1:30PM-4PM.

Orders will be taken until 12PM on Friday before the weekend of the performance. After this, comp tix can be picked up at the door but are not guarenteed. 

Please arrive EARLY to allow for parking ($4) and as seating and ticket sales are first come, first serve. 

$4 Parking

Doors open 30 minutes before concert
Please arrive 30 minutes before curtain to allow time to park (and to take a shuttle, if necessary), pick up tickets at will-call, and be in your seat before curtain.
Late seating will be at the discretion of the management.

 

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Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 7:30pm Recital Hall, Music Center

The UC Santa Cruz Large Jazz Ensemble features the best jazz musicians on the campus. Many, if not most, are not music majors. There are physics majors, IT majors, biology majors, literature majors—the whole cross section of the campus drawn together by their love of jazz and their inability to stop playing it.



Swingin’ in Rhythm is directed by world-renowned jazz educator Charles Hamilton.  Mr. Hamilton led the Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble for 28 years and is only the second jazz educator ever to be awarded the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts "Distinguished Teachers in the Arts" award.

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$10 General Admission
$8 Seniors 62+
$6 Youth and Students w/ ID

Advance tickets available through SantaCruzTickets.com.

Music Faculty/Staff/Declare Music Majors/Minors Comp Ticket Info:

Music Dept. faculty, staff and declared majors and minors can order/pick up comp tickets by email <music@ucsc.edu>, (831) 459-2292, or in-person from the Music Dept. students assistant office (248). If 248 is closed, pick up from Alice or Laura in Dept. office. Dept. office hours: M-F 9AM-12Noon and 1:30PM-4PM.

Orders will be taken until 12PM on Friday before the weekend of the performance. After this, comp tickets can be picked up at the door but are not guaranteed. 

$4 Parking

Doors open 30 minutes before concert.
Please arrive 30 minutes
before curtain to allow time to park (and to take a shuttle, if
necessary), pick up tickets at will-call, and be in your seat before
curtain.
Late seating will be at the discretion of the management.

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Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 7:30pm Music Center Recital Hall, UCSC


The Pasadena Youth Symphony travels to Santa Cruz to join the University Orchestra in a side-by-side performance of the breathtaking and thrilling 4th Symphony of Russia's most famous musical son, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. This powerful piece will be performed by more than 130 musicians on the stage of the Music Center Recital Hall, taking every single inch of space. Filling the hall with the gorgeous strains of Tchaikovsky's melodies and orchestration brilliance, this event will be THE musical highlight of the season! Conducted by professor Bruce Kiesling.

$10 General Admission
$8 Seniors 62+
$6 Youth and Students w/ ID

Tickets available at www.santacruztickets.com or at the door.

Music Faculty/Staff/Declared Music Major/Minor Comp Ticket Info:

Music Dept faculty, staff and declared majors and minors can order/pick up comp tickets by email <music@ucsc.edu>, (831) 459-2292, or in-person from the Music Dept students assistant office (248). If 248 is closed, pick up from Alice or Laura in dept office. Dept office hours: M-F 9AM-12Noon and 1:30PM-4PM.

Orders will be taken until 12PM on Friday before the weekend of the performance. After this, comp tix can be picked up at the door but are not guarenteed. 

Please arrive EARLY to allow for parking ($4) and as seating and ticket sales are first come, first serve. 

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Friday, February 12, 2016 - 7:30pmRecital Hall, Music Center 

Featuring members of UC Santa Cruz guitar faculty, William Coulter and Chris Mallet, plus “The Harpoons”: Erin Irvine, bassoon, and Jessica Schaeffer, harp.

More info about The Harpoons: www.theharpoons.com.

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$12 General Admission
$10 Seniors 62+
$8 Youth and Students w/ ID

TICKETS SOLD IN ADVANCE AT:  santacruztickets.com  

TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR. There are no longer daytime office hours for in-person or phone transactions

*MUSIC FACULTY, STAFF AND MUSIC STUDENTS MAY GET 1 FREE TICKET IN ADVANCE FROM MUSIC OFFICE 248 (OR 244 IF 248 IS CLOSED) -OR- FROM TICKET OFFICE STAFF AT THE DOOR.  

$4 Parking

Doors open 30 minutes before concert.
Please arrive 30 minutes before curtain to allow time to park (and to take a shuttle, if necessary), pick up tickets at will-call, and be in your seat before curtain.
Late seating will be at the discretion of the management.

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Santa Cruz Baroque Festival opens their 43rd season on February 6th at 7:30pm at UCSC’s Recital Hall with Baroque ensemble Galileo’s Daughters.

World-famous astrophysicist and SETI founder Frank Drake will narrate Dava Sobel's story of coinciding revolutions in the history of science and music, while animated projections of the universe compliment soprano Sarah Pillow, lutenist Ronn McFarlane (representing Galileo), and gambist Mary Anne Ballard. Tickets available on their website scbaroque.org and at the door. 
Baroque Festival offers discounted student tickets for $5, and complimentary admission to Music Department faculty and staff. 

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Friday, December 4, 2015 - 7:30pm
Recital Hall, Music Center
This concert features an exploration of dialogue, drama, and theatricality in Oratorios and choral Dialogues from the Baroque period, including Carissimi’s tragic Jephte and Charpentier’s richly-colored Le Reniement de St. Pierre.

Jephte - Giacomo Carissimi
Le Reniement de St. Pierre - Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Oster-Dialog - Heinrich Schütz
Magnificat - Domenico Scarlatti

UCSC Concert Choir
Nathaniel Berman, Conductor

$10 General
$8 Seniors (62+)
$6 Youth & Students w/ ID
(UCSC Discount: 2 tickets for $6 each for staff/faculty/Alumni. Assoc. w/ ID)

Tickets on sale at santacruztickets.com, the UCSC Ticket Office,
and the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office.
UCSC Ticket Office: 831-459-2159
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office: 831-420-5260

Doors open 30 minutes before curtain.
Ticket window opens *1 hour* before curtain.
Parking: $4

Please arrive 30 minutes before curtain to allow time to park (and to take a shuttle, if necessary), pick up tickets at will-call, and be in your seat before curtain.
Late seating will be at the discretion of the management.

Image Credit: 18th century painting, Rückkehr Jephthas, by Giovanni Pellegrini

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Sunday, December 6, 2015 Music Center Recital Hall, UCSC

This chamber opera is one of the most beloved and frequently performed operas in the repertoire, and families are invited to attend for free!

Gian Carlo Menotti's beautiful score will be played and sung by UCSC opera students and instrumentalists conducted by Nathaniel Berman with stage direction by Sheila Willey and Brian Staufenbiel, opera program artistic director. The first-ever opera written for television, this popular Christmas program was premiered live December 24, 1951 on NBC.

Two performances: 11:00AM and 2:00PM
(performance is approx 50 minutes)

Free and open to the public.
Doors open 30 minutes before curtain.
Parking: $4

Please arrive 30 minutes before curtain to allow time to park (and to take a shuttle, if necessary), pick up tickets at will-call, and be in your seat before curtain.

(Special note: the parking lot will be shared by patrons attending the 2:00PM performance of Tandy Beal's "Nutz Re-Mixed" in the Theater Arts Center.)

Late seating will be at the discretion of the management.

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Friday, November 20, 2015 - 7:30pm
Recital Hall, Music Center

This fifty-five minute story about a musician named Anna was written for solo bass, concert band, and narrator, and includes background visuals. The story takes place ten years after Anna was inspired to become an artist from her studies with retired Tai Chi Master Chen.

Anna’s Gift, the Way of Passion is an emotional journey of a gifted concert bassist who is longing for love and fire in her music and her life.

Story by Alan Scofield
Concept and video by Barry Green
Music by Andres Martin
Barry Green (solo double bassist)
Mary Tarbel-Green (narrator)
UCSC Wind Ensemble
Nathaniel Berman (conductor)

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Barry Green, a native Californian, served as Principal Bassist of the Cincinnati Symphony for 28 years, and more recently Principal Bassist of the California Symphony and the Summer Symphony of Sun Valley, Idaho. As former Executive Director of the International Society of Bassists, he is currently living in San Diego while teaching at UC Santa Cruz and is active as a bass soloist, clinician, and motivational speaker.

$10 General 
$8 Seniors (62+)
$6 Youth & Students w/ ID
(UCSC Discount: 2 tickets for $6 each for staff/faculty/Alumni. Assoc. w/ ID)

Tickets on sale at santacruztickets.com, the UCSC Ticket Office, 
and the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office.
UCSC Ticket Office: 831-459-2159
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office: 831-420-5260

Doors open 30 minutes before curtain.
Ticket window opens *1 hour* before curtain.
Parking: $4

Please arrive 30 minutes before curtain to allow time to park (and to take a shuttle, if necessary), pick up tickets at will-call, and be in your seat before curtain.
Late seating will be at the discretion of the management.

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