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Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 3:00pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
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 Music Department

 
Bachelor of music student Nina Smidth-Brewer, mezzo-soprano, gives her senior recital. Joining her will be guest artists Karl Spiker, oboe, Inara Morgenstern, piano, and Alley Faulk, tenor, performing music by Robert Schumann, Samuel Barber, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Edvard Grieg.
 
FREE.
Doors open 30 minutes before concert start time.

 

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
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Friday, March 11, 2011 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall

 
Join director Robert Klevan, the UCSC Big Band and the UCSC Wind Ensemble in a concert of jazz and band standards. 
 
 
$10 general / $8 seniors 62+ / $6 student w/ ID
general seating
ticket window opens 1 hour before concert
hall opens 30 minutes before concert
 
 
Tickets on sale online.
On sale in advance at the UCSC Ticket Office (831-459-2159)
and Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office (831-420-5260)

 

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 Music Dept

Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 3:00pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

 
 
WILD THING
Student jazz ensembles play music inspired by the animal kingdom.
Special guest artists Lori Rivera, vocals, and Marshall Otwell, piano, join bassist/director Stan Poplin in concert with student ensembles.
 
$10 general / $8 seniors 62+ / $6 student w/ ID
general seating
ticket window opens 1 hour before concert
hall opens 30 minutes before concert
 
(orangutan artwork courtesy Kathy Bertrand)
 
Tickets on sale online.
On sale in advance at the UCSC Ticket Office (831-459-2159)
and Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office (831-420-5260)
 
 
 

 

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Music Center Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz
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 Music Dept

Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 3:00pm

 
The Choir performs music from and inspired by the Russian Orthodox tradition, including selections from Rachmaninov's Vespers and pieces by other Russian composers, Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, and British composer John Tavener.

$10 general / $8 seniors 62+ / $6 student w/ ID
general seating
ticket window opens 1 hour before concert
hall opens 30 minutes before concert
 
 
Tickets on sale online.
On sale in advance at the UCSC Ticket Office (831-459-2159)
and Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office (831-420-5260)
 
 
 

 

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Saturday, March 5, 2011 - 7:30pm
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

 
The Chamber Singers, UCSC's advance choral ensemble, perform a varied concert mostly of Americana, including deeply serious pieces as well as several lighter, humorous works.
Guest directed by Professor Leta Miller
 
Judith Zaimont: several works using texts by Shakespeare (a cappella chorus)
Cecil Effinger: Four Pastorales for chorus and oboe
William Mathias: Three settings of Shakespeare texts
Samuel Barber: The Coolin and Sure on this Shining Night
Randall Thompson: The American Mercury and selected movements from the Staff Necromancer
Settings of spirituals by Moses Hogan and Elmer Keeton
 
$10 general / $8 senior 62+ / $6 students
general seating
ticket window opens 1 hr before concert
hall opens 30 minutes before concert
 
 
Tickets on sale online.
On sale in advance at the UCSC Ticket Office (831-459-2159)
and Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Box Office (831-420-5260)

 

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Music Center Recital Hall
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 Music Dept

Friday, February 25, 2011 - Saturday, February 26, 2011

The Orchestra is guest conducted by Yair Samet (pictured).
 
Mozart: Oboe Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Brahms: Academic Festival overture
 
 7:30 pm
$10 general, $8 seniors, $6 students w/ ID

 

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Music Center Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz
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 Music Dept

Friday, February 11, 2011 - 7:30pm

 
The "Friday Night Live" concert series continues with a program called "Baroque Flute on Tour" — featuring music from baroque composers of different countries and contrasting styles.
Music by J.S. Bach, Corelli, Couperin, Pellegrini, D'anglebert, and Leclair.

Featuring faculty artist Greer Ellison, baroque flute
With JungHae Kim, harpsichord, and Kevin Cooper, guitar.
 
$12 general / $10 senior 62+ / $8 students
general seating
ticket window opens 1 hr before performance
hall opens 30 minutes before performance
 
tickets in advance at:
santacruztickets.com
UCSC Ticket Office
Santa Cruz Civic Box Office
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Flutist Greer Ellison performs on both modern and baroque flutes. She is a member of the California Symphony and freelances in the Bay Area. She has been soloist and given master classes in South America, the U.S., and most recently at the National Flute Convention in 2010. After her graduate work was completed in this country, she studied baroque flute with Barthold Kuijken at the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag, The Netherlands, for two years on an ITT grant. Greer also teaches the Alexander Technique. She recorded the Guillemain Quartets with Ensemble Mirable. See www.greerellison.com   
 
Harpsichordist JungHae Kim performs solo and with period chamber groups including Ensemble Mirable and Agave Baroque throughout the U.S. and in Europe. She has performed with San Francisco Symphony and New Century Chamber Orchestra. Her degrees include a B.M. in Harpsichord from Peabody Conservatory, M.M. in Historical Performance from Oberlin Conservatory, and an Advanced Degree from Sweelinck Conservatory. She completed studies with Gustav Leonhardt. Her recordings include D’Anglebert 1689 Pieces de Clavecin, Bach Harpsichord Concertos on Antique Instruments, and Guillemain Quartets. See www.junghaekim.com
 
Kevin Cooper is a classical and baroque guitarist from Central California with an affinity for the extremes of modern and early music. Kevin performs as a soloist and as a member of the Coprario Consort, Agave Baroque, and Ensemble Mirable. He records for Lifescapes, Lorenz Corporation, and Doberman Editions. Currently he leads the guitar program at Fresno City College.  See www.kevincooper.com.
 
 
 

 

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Music Center Recital Hall, UC Santa Cruz
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 Arts Division

Music Dept
Friday, February 4, 2011 - 6:00pm

Concert #1: Manhattan Skyline (orchestral and small ensemble works with conductor)
Ensemble Parallèle – Nicole Paiement, conductor / artistic director
The Dancer (West Coast premiere)
Romantic Suite (West Coast premiere)
Three Pastoral Songs (West Coast premiere)
Selected Songs for Voice and Piano
 
Free admission. Doors open at 5:30 pm.
Seating is first-come, first-served.
 
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"Paul Bowles at 100: A Celebration of Multi-Artistry" features three hour-long concerts marking the centennial of composer Paul Bowles' (1910-1999). Each concert presents West Coast premieres from Bowles' outstanding but little-known contribution to the American art music scene at mid-century and exhibits different aspects of his diverse musical creativity.

complete details on the conference
Presented by the NEA, Institute for Humanities Research, Porter College, Cowell College, UCSC Music Department, Office of Research, Division of the Arts, and the Division of Graduate Studies.
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Concerts #2 and #3

Saturday, February 5, 2011 - 5:30pm
Concert #2: A Musical Portrait
Brian Staufenbiel, Patrice Maginnis – voice
Michael McGushin, Irene Herrmann – piano
John Dizikes (prof. emeritus American Studies) – spoken word
 
 
Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 11:00am
Concert #3: The Unknown Bowles
Bowles Chamber Concert (Dizikes Music Event)
Ariose Vocal Ensemble – Michael McGushin, conductor
 
 
free admission
first come, first served
doors open 30 minutes before curtain

 

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Although she is perhaps best known as Artistic Director of Santa Cruz Baroque FestivalLinda Burman-Hall has performed a wide range of music, from works of the medieval mystic Hildegard of Bingen to world premieres of multi-cultural, experimental and computer music.


In early music, following studies with the Dutch scholar-performer Gustav Leonhardt, she has specialized in solo and ensemble music for 17th and 18th century keyboards (harpsichord, organ, and fortepiano). She has performed and recorded with celebrated performers of early music and California artists, including Judith Nelson, Max van Egmond,Randall Wong, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Leta Miller, Anner Bylsma, Amy BrodoJohn Dornenburg,Roland Hutchinson, and Nicole Paiement, and appeared with groups such as Philharmonia Baroque, Chanticleer, American Baroque Ensemble, Musica Pacifica, and the recently-formed group Lux Musica of which she is a founder.

 

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