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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

With clarinets, double reeds, and saxophone, this San Francisco group bends the 20th- and 21st-century “wind quintet” sound—including new music from David Evan Jones, Ned McGowan, and Matthew Schlomowitz—in unexpected directions.
Works by Ben Carson (Scenedesmus Obliques), David Evan Jones (Quintet for Winds), Gyorgi Ligeti (Variations), and Ned McGowan and Matthew Schlomowitz.

Featuring Kyle Bruckman (oboe), Dana Jessen (bassoon), Bill Kalinkos (clarinet), Jeff Anderle (bass clarinet), and David Wegehaupt (sax)

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

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

Acclaimed San Francisco pianist Jeffrey LaDeur interprets Cindy Cox’s evocative “Sylvan Pieces,” along with the piano music of Derek Bermel and William Bolcom, and Santa Cruz composers Paul Nauert, Larry Polansky, and Ittai Rosenbaum.

Works by Derek Bermel (Turning), William Bolcom (Ghost Rags), Cindy Cox (Sylvan Pieces), Paul Nauert (Passages), Larry Polansky (Steinmehund), Ittai Rosenbaum (Commercial Music)

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Doors open 30 minutes before curtain
Parking $4

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Friday, April 18, 2014 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

Collaborative trans-media work by UC Santa Cruz Professor Karlton Hester, featuring new compositions by David Hernandez and David Kant.

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Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

 

Choir director Nathaniel Berman leads the UCSC Concert Choir with special guests the UCSC Percussion Ensemble in a performance of Lou Harrison's choral masterwork, an Esperanto translation of the Buddhist Heart Sutra, accompanied by  "American Gamelan."

The Choir will also perform music by composers from Harrison's circle including Johanna Beyer and John Cage.

$10 general admission

$8 seniors (62+)

$6 students w/ ID

Tickets at santacruztickets.com, the UCSC Ticket Office, and the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium box office.

Doors open 30 minutes before curtain.

 

photo: Eva Soltes

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 Keith will be giving a sample class and lecture. All students are encouraged to attend both events:

Sample Class:

~Concrete Mix: An Introduction to Sampling for Sound Art & Design

Thurs. 3/6, 4-5PM in Music Ctr. 131.

 Lecture:

~Recent Works

Fri. 3/7, 2:30-4PM in  Music Ctr.131.  

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Friday, March 7, 2014 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

"Scenes" Music for Winds and Percussion featuring works by Francis McBeth, Norman Dello Joio, Yasuhide Ito, Jeff Coffin, Eric Richards, and more. Directed by Dr. Rob Klevan.

$10 general admission
$8 seniors (62+)

$6 students w/ ID
Seating is not reserved.

 


Tickets at santacruztickets.com, the UCSC Ticket Office, and the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium box office.

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Music Center Recital Hall

March 9, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.

 

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

An evening exploring Baroque, Romantic, and Modern music written for the unique coloratura voice. Highlighting the works of George Frideric Händel, Hugo Wolf, Francis Poulenc, plus dramatically realized excerpts from Leonard Bernstein's operetta Candide.

Performed by Gracie Navaille, coloratura soprano, with Michael McGushin, piano
Guest artists include Robin Whitehouse, Simón Wilson, and Brenna Sammon.

 

Doors open at 7:00PM.

Free adnission

 

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Friday, February 28, 2014 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

A special presentation of Anna's Way, From Inspiration to Artistry, a 45-minute musical and visual journey of a young bass prodigy and her rediscovery the joy of music after lessons with a Tai Chi master. Featuring faculty artist Barry Green.

Alan Scofield's moving story offers a creative approach to how we listen
to, learn, and play music. This transformational journey is set to
music from China, India, Africa, Brazil, Israel, and America by Tony
Osborne, Francois Rabbath, Arvo Pärt, Astor Piazzolla, Emily Brown, Mary
Knysh, Larry Dunlap, Johann Birkenstock, Frank Proto, and Andres Martin.

The first half of the program features:
Spanish Sounds for an American Friend and Origins and California Duet by Simon Garcia
Ave Maria by Astor Piazzolla (Arr. Andres Martin)
Funkapriccio 4 BG by David Anderson

Allegretto Scherzante by Simon Garcia (set to the short film One A.M. by Charlie Chaplain)
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Anna's Way is written by Alan Scofield

Original concept by Barry Green

Barry Green, Double Bass
Michael McGushin, Piano
Aiden McKee, Percussion
Mary Tarbell-Green, Narration

 

$12 general admission
$10 seniors (62+)

$8 students w/ ID
Seating is not reserved.

Tickets at santacruztickets.com, the UCSC Ticket Office, and the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium box office. 
Doors open 30 minutes before curtain.

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