Department of Music, UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts, UC Irvine University of California, Irvine

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  • UC and IVC Guitar Ensembles: Five Centuries of Guitar Music, April 29

    Join us for an outdoor, noontime collaboration concert between CTSA's own UCI Guitar Ensemble and the guitar ensemble from nearby Irvine Valley College.

    Arts Plaza Amphitheatre    12:00 pm
    Free Admission. Public is Welcome.

     

  • Master class with acclaimed pianist Edmund Battersby May 1

    Friday, May 1st from 1:00-3:00 pm, highly-acclaimed pianist Edmund Battersby will give a master class for the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Music Department. The class will be held in Winifred Smith Hall and will include works by Haydn, Beethoven, Schumann and Messiaen. The class is free and open to the public.

    photograph by Evan Duning

    The American pianist Edmund Battersby has long been admired by audiences and critics for his revelatory performances and comprehensive repertory. His

    recordings have received the  highest praise: from the two canons of Spanish music, Albeniz’ Iberia and Granados’ Goyescas (short listed for a Grammy on Koch International), to Beethoven's Diabelli Variations, which he recorded on both period and modern instruments (Naxos), Battersby has...

  • Annual Honors Concert May 3

    The Claire Trevor School of the Arts Music Department’s annual Honors Concert will take place on Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00 pm in Winifred Smith Hall. UC Irvine’s outstanding music students will perform in an exciting and wide ranging program. This year’s concert will include a special appearance by UCI Chancellor's Professor of Music (jazz performance), Kei Akagi.

    General Admission     $20
    Ages 17 and below and UCI Students are FREE*.

    *Tickets are required (to obtain tickets, visit the box office with student ID).

    For additional information, please call the Arts Box Office (949) 824-2787 or emailartstix@uci.edu, or...

  • John Schneiderman leads LA Chamber Orchestra in Baroque Conversations May 5

    On Thursday, May 7th at Zipper Concert hall in LA, UCI lute and guitar virtuoso John Schneiderman will lead the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in their last baroque set of the season featuring lute and guitar. The program includes the Haydn Cassation in C, Kohaut Concerto in D, Falckenhagen Concerto in D, and the well-known Vivaldi Concerto in D. Schneiderman will be joined by violinists Margaret Batjer & Julie Gigante, flutist David Shostac and cellist Armen Ksajikian.

    For more information please visit the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestras Baroque Conversations page...

  • Hossein Omoumi and Friends, May 8 and 9

    Join us as we honor the Great Masters of Classical Persian Music.

    Winifred Smith Hall    8:00 pm
    General $15 / Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $14 / UCI Students & Children under 17 $5

    For additional information, please call the Arts Box Office (949) 824-2787 or emailartstix@uci.edu, or click here to purchase tickets

    Complimentary shuttle service is provided for our disabled guests or those with mobility issue from the Mesa Parking Structure to the shows scheduled above.

    Shuttle services will begin one hour before showtime and...

  • Noon Showcase Concert, May 13

    Join outstanding students in the Department of Music at this free noon concert in Winifred Smith Hall.

     

  • UCI Small Jazz Group Concert, May 13

    The CTSA Undergraduate Jazz Program presents its quarterly concert to showcase the Small Group student ensembles. There will be several combos under the direction of the Jazz Faculty. Please join us for an evening of exciting jazz music and improvisation.

    Winifred Smith Hall    8:00 pm
    Free Admission. Public is Welcome. 

    Complimentary shuttle service is provided for our disabled guests or those with mobility issue from the Mesa Parking Structure to the shows scheduled above.

    Shuttle services will begin one hour before showtime and will meet patrons on Level Two (Mesa Road street level) of the Mesa Parking Structure, by the elevator. Advance notice is appreciated, but not required.  For additional information, please call the Arts Box Office...

  • ICIT MFA Showcase concert, May 14

    Enjoy an evening of new music by graduate students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology (ICIT), an MFA program of the Department of Music. ICIT embraces diverse forms of contemporary music-making, challenging conventional distinctions between classical composition, computer music, improvisation and jazz.

    Winifred Smith Hall    8:00 pm
    Free Admission. Public is Welcome. 

    Complimentary shuttle service is provided for our disabled guests or those with mobility issue from the Mesa Parking Structure to the shows scheduled above.

    Shuttle services will begin one hour before showtime and will meet patrons on Level Two (Mesa Road street level) of the Mesa Parking Structure, by the elevator. Advance notice is appreciated, but not required.  For additional information,...

  • UCI Wind Ensemble Concert, May 18

    The UCI Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin McKeown, performs both traditional and contemporary works written specifically for the wind band genre.

    Winifred Smith Hall,  8:00 pm
    Free Admission. Public is Welcome.

    Complimentary shuttle service is provided for our disabled guests or those with mobility issue from the Mesa Parking Structure to the shows scheduled above.

    Shuttle services will begin one hour before showtime and will meet patrons on Level Two (Mesa Road street level) of the Mesa Parking Structure, by the elevator. Advance notice is appreciated, but not required.  For additional information, please call the Arts Box Office (949) 824-2787 or emailartstix@uci.edu.  (Schedules are subject to...

  • Noon concert with the Sundance Trio, May 19

    The Sundance Trio was formed in 2005 to explore and perform trios written for oboe, bassoon and piano. Based in Utah, members of the trio include oboist Geralyn Giovannetti, bassoonist Christian Smith, and pianist Jed Moss. Giovannetti and Smith are faculty colleagues at Brigham Young University’s School of Music where they also perform together in the resident woodwind quintet, Orpheus Winds. Moss is a much sought after solo and collaborative artist.

    Together the trio has performed throughout the United States and in the United Kingdom at colleges, universities and various chamber music series. They have been featured performers at the International Double Reed Society Conferences in Oxford, Ohio, Provo, Utah and Ithaca, NY.

    For more information...