Events

Chamber Music | OC Presents

Master Class / Performance Featuring Pianist Julian Martin

 

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

7:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Join Juilliard Piano Professor Julian Martin and Chamber Music | OC’s distinguished Young Artists as they explore solo and chamber music masterpieces. This special evening will begin with a public master class and conclude with a solo piano performance by Martin. Come witness the creative process in motion featuring one of the world's most important educators! 

Winifred Smith Hall

Suggested Donation at the Door: $10



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Nina Scolnik with the American String Quartet

Presented by UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts and Irvine Barclay Theatre

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Praised by the press for her musical sensitivity, precision, and attention to style, Nina Scolnik has performed at renowned festivals in Europe and in the United States as a recitalist, soloist with orchestra and chamber musician. A distinguished teacher of international standing, Scolnik has groomed pianists for serious careers as concert artists and teachers for over 30 years.

Internationally recognized as one of the world’s finest quartets, the American String Quartet has spent decades honing the luxurious sound for which it is famous. In its 40 years of touring, it has performed in all fifty states and has appeared in the most important concert halls worldwide.

Part of the

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Choral Music at UCI Presents

AcaLove: Southern California A Cappella Festival

Dr. Seth Houston, Conductor 

 

January 26, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

UCI Chamber Singers and UCI A Cappella host leading a cappella groups from UCI and other Southern California campuses. Come by to support the art and spread the love.

Free admission



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UCI Symphony Orchestra  

A Celebration of African-American Composers

Dr. Stephen Tucker, Conductor

“Spread Joy!” – Oscar Wilde

February 3, 2018

7:00 p.m.

SOKA Performing Arts Center

The UCI Symphony Orchestra presents “A Season of Joy.” As a part of the International Conference of College Orchestra Directors’ Association (CODA), the UCI Symphony presents a collection of piece’s celebrating national and international African-American composers.

1 University Cir, Alieso Viejo | Irvine, CA 92697

Tickets:
General $15

www.soka.edu/pac/tickets



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Faculty Artist Series

A Future of the Present Past - Kojiro Umezaki, Shakuhachi

 

Saturday, February 3, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Kojiro Umezaki, of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, and Jenny Kim, fortepiano, present works for shakuhachi, fortepiano, electronics, and more. The program includes selections from Japanese composer Michio Mamiya’s Five Finnish Folk Songs arranged for the first time for the improbable combination of Monty Levenson’s shakulute—a hybrid shakuhachi-flute—and fortepiano.

TICKETS ON SALE IN SEPTEMBER

Tickets:
General $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $16
UCI Students & Children under 17 $6

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

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Music Showcase Concert

February 14, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy a noontime concert featuring outstanding performers from various disciplines in UCI’s Department of Music.

710 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 |

Free admission, open to the public.



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Faculty Artist Series

Kei Akagi & Friends

 

February 16 & 17, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Jazz pianist and composer Kei Akagi will be joined by colleagues Darek Oles (bass) and Jason Harnell (drums) for an evening of original works. This trio has been together for over 25 years, and seamlessly incorporates the full spectrum of traditional and experimental jazz. The group will be joined for this concert by fellow improviser Kojiro Umezaki on shakuhachi, performing music from a recent recording collaboration and album release.  

TICKETS ON SALE IN SEPTEMBER

Tickets:
General $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $16
UCI Students & Children under 17 $6

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,

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UCI Jazz Small Groups

Winter Concert 2018

 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI undergraduate jazz program will present its quarterly concert to showcase the small group student ensembles. There will be several groups under the direction of the jazz faculty. Please join us for an evening of exciting music and improvisation.

Free admission



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Faculty Artist Series

“A Touch of Europe” - Jerzy Kosmala and friends

 

Saturday, February 24, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Internationally acclaimed violist Jerzy Kosmala joins forces with fellow UCI faculty member Haroutune Bedelian, violin, and pianist David Dunford in a concert called “A Touch of Europe.” The concert will feature Alessandro Rolla’s Duo for Violin and Viola, with additional selections by Faure, Williams, Bloch, and Constantinides.

Tickets:
General $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $16
UCI Students & Children under 17 $6

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 email

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UCI Wind Ensemble

 

Monday, February 26, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

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

Free admission



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