Prepare for an education or a career in Music through Vocal, Chamber, Guitar and Computer Music intensives. Enhance sight reading, understand solfege, develop ensemble performance skills, explore advances in music technology and improve musicality. Training may include Instrument Care, Audition Preparation, Conducting, Eurhythmics and Composition. Register as either a commuter or overnight student.
For information on how to register please visit outreach.arts.uci.edu/summer-academies
Chamber Music Festival, July 15–19, 2014
Offers aspiring young instrumentalists one of the most unique and rewarding musical experiences available in Southern California. Under the direction...
The UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Music invite you to a Memorial Concert in honor of Dr. Bernard Gilmore. Music Department faculty, students and alumni perform selected compositions of beloved friend, professor and esteemed composer Bernard Gilmore in a concert that includes intimate chamber works and large-scale pieces for orchestra, choir and wind ensemble. The evening will also include tributes by faculty colleagues and former students.
A reception will follow in Studio Four.
Saturday March 8, Winifred Smith Hall 8:00 p.m.
Admission to this special tribute concert iis free, but please use...
Join the UCI choirs March 9 for a program featuring the UCI choirs: Chamber SIngers, Concert choir, Women's Chamber choir, Harmonium, Ushinotes and BATS. Ensembles will present a wide assortment of choral works by Mendelssohn, Brahms, Tann, Bardos, Karari, and the featured selection, the ever favorite Randall Thompson "Alleluia."
Winifred Smith Hall 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Arts Box Office (949) 824-2787 or click here to purchase online.
NEW THIS SEASON
We will be providing complimentary shuttle service for our disabled guests or those with mobility issue from the Mesa Parking Structure...
Please join us for an evening of music as the Jazz Composition class presents original works written during the Fall and Winter quarters.
Monday, March 10, 8PM
Music & Media Bldg. Room 218
Motion Capture Studio
No Admission Charge
The composers are:
Adrian Foy, Shawn Graham, Tomas Granillo, Alex Juhan, Nicholas Maldonado, Devin Norris, Laura Ochikubo, Dylan Romaine
(Kei Akagi: coordinator)
Scholar, performer and prize-winning author Andrew Shenton will discuss the music and meaning of Arvo Pärt Wednesday, March 12 at 4:00pm in the Colloquium Room of the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC 3021). The talk is free and open to the public.
The Pärt Phenomenon
In 1976 Pärt developed a new creative process reminiscent of sounding bells; hence it’s appellation ‘tintinnabuli.’ The technique is seemingly simple, comprising just two musical lines, one of which moves in largely stepwise motion and the other which moves through the notes of a triad. Shenton, editor of the recent Cambridge Companion to Arvo Pärt, explores how Pärt uses this new technique, with...
Pianist Mari Akagi will deliver a special lecture on the music of four contemporary composers of Japan: Toshi Ichiyanagi, Michio Mamiya, Hikaru Hayashi, and Masao Homma
Friday, March 14, 1:00PM
Winifred Smith Hall
Mari Akagi was born in Sendai, Japan and came to the United States at the age of nine where she studied piano and theory in the Preparatory Department at Heidelberg College (presently Heidelberg University; Tiffin, OH) and The Cleveland Music School Settlement (presently The Music Settlement). She graduated from Heidelberg College (B. Mus., piano and theory, Magna Cum Lauda) and The Cleveland Institute of Music (M. Mus., piano). After returning to Japan, she has given numerous solo and chamber...
Mari and Kei Akagi in Concert:
An Evening of Contemporary Piano Music
Pianist Mari Akagi performs music composed by six contemporary Japanese composers: Koji Tomotani, Michio Mamiya, Masao Homma, Toru Takemitsu, Michio Kitazume, and Joji Yuasa. The emphasis will be on works created from the mid 1970’s to the present era. She will be joined by her brother Kei Akagi (UCI Professor of Music) for two selections, which includes the U.S. premier of “UPON REFLECTION ~for piano four hands~” composed by UCI Professor of Composition Christopher Dobrian.
Claire Trevor School of the Arts Professor Robin Buck stars as Leon Klinghoffer in the Southern California premiere of John Adams' controversial opera The Death of Klinghoffer, presented by Long Beach Opera as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Minimalist Jukebox series March 16 & 22.
For a 10% discount off all tickets, contact LBO via email or phone with the following code: Kling06...
Join the UCI Chamber Class for its final concert of Winter quarter, Wednesday, March 19th at 1:30 pm. in Winifred Smith Hall. Free admission
Join Sonnets and Sonatas for An Insistent "Little Phrase": Proust and Music, a series of lecture concerts dedicated to "Proust and Music". The series addresses the relationship between music and literature through a combination of readings and musical performances, posing the question" What role does music play in the writer's life and in his masterpiece, Remembrance of Things Past? How does the "musical phrase" influence the famously long
Works by Gabriel Fauré, Camille Saint-Saëns, César Franck, Reynaldo Hahn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Maurice Ravel, and Claude Debussy...