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April in Santa Cruz Festival

New Music by UCSC Composers
Friday, April 6, 2018 to Friday, May 11, 2018
Saturday, April 7, 2018 to Saturday, May 12, 2018
Sunday, April 8, 2018 to Sunday, May 13, 2018
Monday, April 9, 2018 to Monday, May 14, 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 to Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Thursday, April 12, 2018 to Thursday, May 17, 2018
Friday, April 13, 2018 to Friday, May 18, 2018
Saturday, April 14, 2018 to Saturday, May 19, 2018
Sunday, April 15, 2018 to Sunday, May 20, 2018
Monday, April 16, 2018 to Monday, May 21, 2018
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 to Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 to Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Thursday, April 19, 2018 to Thursday, May 24, 2018
Friday, April 20, 2018 to Friday, May 25, 2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018 to Saturday, May 26, 2018
Sunday, April 22, 2018 to Sunday, May 27, 2018
Monday, April 23, 2018 to Monday, May 28, 2018
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 to Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 to Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Thursday, April 26, 2018 to Thursday, May 31, 2018
Friday, April 27, 2018 to Friday, June 1, 2018
Saturday, April 28, 2018 to Saturday, June 2, 2018
Sunday, April 29, 2018 to Sunday, June 3, 2018
Monday, April 30, 2018 to Monday, June 4, 2018
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 to Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 to Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Thursday, May 3, 2018 to Thursday, June 7, 2018
Friday, May 4, 2018 to Friday, June 8, 2018
Saturday, May 5, 2018 to Saturday, June 9, 2018
Sunday, May 6, 2018 to Sunday, June 10, 2018
Monday, May 7, 2018 to Monday, June 11, 2018
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 to Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 to Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Thursday, May 10, 2018 to Thursday, June 14, 2018
Friday, May 11, 2018 to Friday, June 15, 2018
Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)

A series of seven concerts featuring new music by UCSC faculty composers and graduate students. See details below.

Friday, 4/6, 7:30 PM
Giacomo Fiore, electric guitar / Kyle Bruckmann, oboe and electronics
Music by Bruckmann, Hovda, Bolaños, and others

Saturday, 4/7, 7:30 PM
James Moore/Andie Springer duo, guitar and violin
Music by UCSC graduate students and faculty

Friday 4/13, 7:30 PM
Rory Cowal, piano, and Margaret Lancaster, flute
Music by UCSC graduate students and faculty, including Paul Nauert and Chris Pratorius

Friday, 4/20, 7:30 PM
HIP-HOP HESTERIA: Hesterian Musicism
Work of Karlton Hester
with guest performers: Bill Johnson, Mandjou Kone, Yunxiang Gao, Soo-Yeon Lyuh, Motoko Honda, and David Smith, and the winners of the 2018 Hip-Hop Hesteria contest

Sunday, 4/22, 11:00 AM to 5 PM (or longer!)
EARTH DAY/DURATIONAL Marathon Concert (Music Building, Rm. 131)
Music composed and performed by UCSC graduate students: Assaf Shatil, Marguerite Brown, Zachary Hejny, Ike Minton, Jon Myers, Melodie Michel, David Kant, Madison Heying

Friday, 4/27, 7:30 PM
William Winant Percussion Ensemble and the UCSC Graduate Student Performance Ensemble
Music by UCSC graduate students Ed Garcia, Marguerite Brown, Zachary Hejny, Melodie Michel, Ike Minton, Mustapha Walker, Assaf Shatil, and Jon Myers, plus a new work by Professor David Evan Jones

Saturday, 4/28, 7:30 PM
Del Sol String Quartet
Music by Frederic Rzewski, Bernadette Speach, Michal Rataj, and UCSC music professor Ben Carson

Sunday, 4/29, 4:00 PM (Music Building, Rm. 131)
CEMEC: California Electronic Music Exchange Concert (and installations)
Electronic music by graduate students from Stanford, Mills College, CalArts, UC Santa Barbara, and UC San Diego

Friday, 5/11 4:00 PM (Music Building, Rm. 131)
Clarinet and Cello Duo Concert — John Sackett, clarinet; Yessum Kim, cello (of the Borromeo String Quartet)
Music by Andrew Imbrie and premieres by “Blue” Gene Tyranny and Professor Hi Kyung Kim

April in Santa Cruz is a presentation of the UCSC Music Department, with thanks to Porter College (UCSC); UCSC Arts Division (Dean Susan Solt); Rahman Jamaal Mc, Executive Director at HIP HOP CONGRESS; Debra Watkins, President, California Alliance of African-American Educators Interdisciplinary Artists Aggregation, Inc.; Arts Research Initiative; and April in Santa Cruz.

All concerts in the UCSC Recital Hall unless otherwise noted.
Free and open to the public.
Admission is first-come, first-served.
UCSC parking by permit only. (Available from attendants or vending machine in lot.)