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UCSB MUSIC EVENTS: OCT. 28 – NOV. 17

when: 2010-10-28, starts at
where: UCSB

 

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UCSB CORWIN CHAIR SERIES and  MAT (Media Arts and Technology Program) present TEAM PLAY: MULTIPART AUDIOVISUAL INSTALLATIONS
THURS., OCT. 28, *6-9 p.m., AlloSphere, California Nano Systems Institute, UCSB Elings Hall (2nd floor), Free Admission (http://www.allosphere.ucsb.edu)
The GIMIK Initiative for Music and Informatics Cologne presents three different team play collaborations of composers and video artists in an audiovisual installation in UCSB’s AlloSphere. (The AlloSphere will be an open display area from 6-9 p.m.)
Information: http://teamplay.computing-music.de

UCSB VOCAL CONVOCATION
THURS., OCT. 28, 8 p.m., Karl Geiringer Hall (Mus. Rm. 1250),
Free Admission
Benjamin Brecher directs an evening of music featuring
outstanding students from the Vocal Program.

WORLD MUSIC SERIES – MARIACHI INTEGRAL
WED., NOV. 3, Noon, UCSB Music Bowl,  Free Admission
Mariachi Integral performs in recognition of El Dia de los Muertos / Day of the Dead which is observed on November 2 and celebrated widely throughout most of the Northern America and Latin America with community and private remembrances of loved ones who have passed on. Altars are created consisting of the deceased’s favorite personal articles, food, flowers, and music. Members of Mariachi Integral will take you on a sonic journey with some of the music heard throughout homes and grave sites, during this cultural celebration.


UCSB CORWIN CHAIR SERIES presents ROBERT HP PLATZ, COMPOSER/CONDUCTOR CONCERT: THURS., NOV. 4, 7 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall, Free Admission

Robert HP Platz, prominent composer/conductor from Cologne (Germany), will give insight into his musical thinking: formal polyphony, spatial aspects of music, and psycho-acoustics. Platz studied composition with Karlheinz Stockhausen. As a conductor, he has premiered more than 300 works. He will reside at UCSB for two weeks (November 1-13), teaching and introducing a concert of his works on November 4.

Schedule:
Seminars will be on Professor Platz’s own music. (Free admission)
Dates and times:
Tues., Nov. 2, Geiringer Hall, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
Wed., Nov. 3, Music Room 1145, 1 – 3 p.m.
Thu., Nov. 4, Geiringer Hall, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
Fri., Nov. 5, Geiringer Hall, 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Five Colloquia will be on New Music. (Free admission)
Dates and times:
Mon., Nov. 8, Geiringer Hall, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
Tue., Nov. 9, Geiringer Hall, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
Wed., Nov. 10, Room 1145, 1 – 3 p.m. – note change of venue and time!
Thu., Nov. 11, Geiringer Hall, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
Fri., Nov. 12, Geiringer Hall, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
Robert Platz’s residency is co-sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (IHC) and the UCSB German Department.


WORLD MUSIC SERIES – UCSB GAMELAN ENSEMBLE

WED., NOV. 10, Noon, UCSB Music Bowl,  Free Admission
The Gamelan, the principal orchestral ensemble of Indonesia, is comprised chiefly of metallic percussion instruments. This ensemble, directed by Donn Howell, will perform traditional music of Central and Western Java.

HELEN CALLUS, VIOLA – “VIOLISTS DUET IN STYLE”
SUN., NOV. 14, 3 p.m., Unitarian Society,
1535 Santa Barbara Street, Free Admission
Faculty violist Helen Callus and her students perform “Violists Duet
in Style” featuring the Eyeglasses Duo of Beethoven and the Bach Brandenburg No. 6 for two violas, and other works. Students include
Jacob Adams, Alex Chang, Rachel Galvin, Gentry Hill, Shannon
McCue, and Jonathan Morgan. Program notes by Linda Shaver-Gleason. Co-sponsored by the Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara.

UCSB WORLD MUSIC SERIES  – UCSB GOSPEL CHOIR
WED., NOV. 17, Noon, UCSB Music Bowl,  Free Admission
Directed by Victor Bell, the choir will perform traditional and contemporary songs drawn from African American religious traditions.

UCSB CREATE  – “CREATONES”
WED., NOV. 17, 8 p.m., Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall,
$15/Gen, $7/Stu – Tickets at the door
The Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology (JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, Director, Curtis Roads, Associate Director, Matthew Wright, Research Director) presents microtonal guitarist Ron Sword and the computer-generated Ephemera (2010) by UCSB graduate student Yutaka Makino, currently on a DAAD Fellowship in Berlin.

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