Winifred Smith Hall

Kei Akagi and Friends: An Evening of Jazz

Faculty Artist Series

Kei Akagi and Friends: An Evening of Jazz

 

February 19 & 20

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Internationally renowned Jazz pianist and recording artist, Kei Akagi, is joined by Darek Oles on bass, Jason Harnell on the drums, plus special guest Michael Dessen on trombone for two evenings of extraordinary jazz.

Tickets:

 

General $15
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $14
UCI Students & Children under 17 $5

UCI Jazz Orchestra Concert

UCI Jazz Orchestra Concert

February 24, 2016
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

Please join the UCI Jazz Orchestra for an evening of the warm and exciting sounds of large-ensemble jazz music, including the classic repertoire of the big band era.

Free admission. Public is welcome.

Dido and Aeneas

Opera UCI presents

Dido and Aeneas

by Henry Purcell

Nahum Tate, Librettist
Darryl Taylor, Artistic Director
Ruben Valenzuela, Music Director
Kevin Bluckfeldt, Stage Director

 

April 29 & 30, 2016
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

Outstanding students of UCI Vocal Arts will perform this perennial favorite of early music, of Dido, Queen of Carthage, and her Ill-fated love for the Trojan hero, Aeneas. Ruben Valenzuela, Director of Bach Collegium San Diego, harpsichord.

Jerzy Kosmala and Friends: Mostly Brahms

Faculty Artist Series

Jerzy Kosmala and Friends: Mostly Brahms

 

April 9, 2016

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

 

Jerzy Kosmala, viola
Lorna Griffit, piano
Haroutune Bedelian, violin
Maggie Parkins, cello

The program includes J. Brahms’ Sonata in G Major, op 78*; Witold Lutoslawski’s Dance Preludes®; Bohuslav Martinu’s 3 Madrigals for violin and viola J. Brahms’ Piano Quartet in g minor, op. 25.
*adapted for viola and piano by J.Kosmala

UCI Small Jazz Group Concert

UCI Small Jazz Group Concert

February 17, 2016
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI 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.

Free admission. Public is welcome.

UCI Wind Ensemble

UCI Wind Ensemble

 

May 16, 2016 
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. Public is welcome.

Honors Music Concert

Honors Music Concert

May 1, 2016
2:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

Outstanding students from the Music Department perform a wide-ranging program covering both classical and jazz works.

Tickets:
General $20
UCI Students & Children under 17 are FREE

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

UCI Wind Ensemble

UCI Wind Ensemble

February 22, 2016
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. Public is welcome.

Faculty Artist Series: ICIT Faculty Concert

Faculty Artist Series

ICIT Faculty Concert

 

April 23, 2016
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

Blending innovative composing, adventurous improvisation and creative technologies, this concert will feature diverse contemporary music by UCI faculty composer-performers Chris Dobrian, Nicole Mitchell, Kojiro Umezaki, Lukas Ligeti and Michael Dessen, who direct the Music Department’s doctoral program in Integrated Compositon, Improvisation and Technology (ICIT).

Music Showcase Concert

Music Showcase Concert

May 4, 2016 
12:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

Enjoy a concert featuring outstanding performers from various disciplines in the Music Department.

Free admission. Public is welcome.

(Photo credit: Daniel Anderson)

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