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Song and Dance:  Music for Winds and Percussion

March 9, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

Music Center Recital Hall

Special Guests:

Nina Smidth-Brewer, soprano sololist in Jack Stamp's "Four Maryland Songs"

Concerts start at 7:30 pm
Doors open at 7:00 pm

$10 general $8 seniors (62+) $6 youth & students w/ ID
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Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 3:00pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

Concerts start at 2:30 pm

Doors open at 3:00 pm


$10 general $8 seniors (62+) $6 youth & students w/ ID 
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Friday, March 16, 2012 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
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 Music Department

 

Renaissance motets by des Prez, Palestrina, Tallis, and others.
This program of a cappella music from the 15th and 16th century explores sacred music that touches on very earthly emotions.  The texts of these motets explore romantic love, sexual desire, and bereavement of family and home. Directed by Nathaniel Berman.

 

Concert starts at 7:30 pm

Doors open at 7:00 pm

 

$10 general

$8 seniors (62+)

$6 youth & students w/ ID

 

 

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Distinguished Visiting Composers - In Lecture/Discussions on their Music

Lei Liang - 2:00 p.m., Monday, February 6

Chinary Ung - 2:00 p.m., Monday, February 13

Larry Polansky - 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 21

Rodrigo Sigal - 2:00 p.m., Monday, February 27

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Lei Liang

2:00 p.m. Monday, February 6

 

Chinary Ung

2:00 p.m. Monday, February 13

 

Larry Polansky

2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 21

 

Rodrigo Sigal

2:00 p.m. Monday, February 27

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Sunday, March 4, 2012
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

 
Students from the UCSC Opera Theater present two free matinee performances of the children's opera "The Araboolies of Liberty Street" based on the popular book by Sam Swope.
 
Music by Ronald Perera
Libretto by Constance Congdon
 
11:00 AM and
1:00 PM
Doors open 30 minutes before curtain
 
FREE admission. First-come first-served.
Parking $3 per vehicle.

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Friday, February 24, 2012 - 7:30pm - Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

Yair Samet returns to conduct the Orchestra in a program featuring the winners of last year's student Concerto Competition as well as a recent graduate in conducting.

 

PROGRAM

Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Op. 43 -- conducted by William Long
Villa Lobos: Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra -- with Giacomo Fiore, guitar*
Saint-Saëns: Cello concerto No. 1 in A minor. Op. 33 -- with Esther Cynn, cello*
Schumann: Overture, Scherzo, and Finale, Op. 52


*Winner of the 2011 Concerto Competition

 

Concerts start at 7:30 pm

Doors open at 7:00 pm

 

$10 general

$8 seniors (62+)

$6 youth & students w/ ID

 

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 *** New Student Scholarship Opportunities Deadline - recordings must be postmarked by January 31, 2012 ***

Scholarship Opportunities for Entering Undergraduates

The Music Department at the University of California at Santa Cruz is offering a variety of scholarships, ranging from $1000-$5000, for incoming undergraduate musicians in the 2012-2013 academic year. Strong performers are encouraged to apply. Awards are available in categories as follows:

Voice

Winners of these scholarships will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of vocal ensembles.

Woodwinds

Winners of these scholarships will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of chamber music ensembles and larger ensembles.

Brass

Winners of these scholarships will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of chamber music ensembles and larger ensembles.

Strings

Winners of these scholarships will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of chamber music ensembles and larger ensembles.

Piano, Guitar, Percussion

Winners of these scholarships will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of chamber music ensembles and larger ensembles.
 
 How to apply:

*** The Deadline for Postmark of Recording: January 31, 2012 ***

Fall quarter applicants who wish to be considered for a music scholarship must submit an audition rccording to the Music Department no later than January 31, 2012:

Music Department Scholarships

244 Music Center

1156 High Street

University of California

Santa Cruz, CA 95064

 

Admission to the program is contingent upon your official acceptance to UC Santa Cruz (information is available at - https://admissions.sa.ucsc.edu/ ).

Guidelines: 

The recording should contain at least two solo pieces in contrasting styles, preferably from different historical periods. Label the recording clearly with your name, address, e-mail, phone number, instrument, and the composers and titles of the works included. For more information, please contact the Music Department at (831) 459-2292 or music@ucsc.edu.

Recordings must be postmarked by JANUARY 31, 2012.

 

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Friday, February 10, 2012 - 7:30pm

Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

Six UCSC faculty musicians come together for an evening of music by Iannis Xenakis, Richard Festinger, Derek Bermel, Astor Piazzolla and Carl Reinecke.

 

Vanessa Ruotolo (cello)

Bill Kalinkos (clarinet)

Maria Ezerova (piano)

Anatole Leikin (piano)

Patricia Emerson Mitchell (oboe)

Susan Vollmer (horn)

 

 

Hall opens at 7:00 pm

Concert starts at 7:30pm

 

$12 general

$10 seniors 62+

$8 youth and students w/ ID

 

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Sunday, February 12, 2:00 p.m.

Music Center Recital Hall

Please join us for an afternoon of toe-tapping, soul-singing feats of Pianistic Virtuosity, by renowned local pianists:

  • Josephine Alvarado
  • Amy Beal
  • Diana Chau
  • Camille Chitwood
  • Mary Jane Cope
  • Lucia Del Guerzo
  • Nicki Kerns
  • Ellen Khayat
  • Lynn Kidder
  • Lavinia Livingston
  • Ivan Rosenblum
  • Vlada Volkova-Moran

Hear works by: Arensky, Barber, Brahms, Grainger, McPhee, Rachmaninoff, Saint-Saens, Schubert

$10 Donation benefits the MTAC Talent Bank Scholarship Program

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