April in Santa Cruz 2016

  • Friday, April 1, 2016 - 7:30pm

    Hesterian Musicism
    Electroacoustic, interdisciplinary performance featuring Oasis Lee (pipa, composer), India Cooke (violin), Charles Hamilton (trombone), Motoko Honda (piano), David Smith (bass), Mandjou Kone (dance, narration), Karlton Hester (flute, saxophone, composer).

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  • Friday, April 8, 2016 - 7:30pm

    The UCSC Percussion Ensemble, Contemporary Music Ensemble, Gamelan, and special guests play a program of New York composer Daniel Goode’s piano and ensemble works. A few gems of American ragtime by James Tenney and May Aufderheide fill out the program.

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  • Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 7:30pm

    This 12-piece percussion group, taking inspiration from Balinese gamelan music, performs new works by UC Santa Cruz graduate composers Sarang Kim and Ike Minton, and a premiere by Oakland composer Peter Steele. Guest artist Kristopher Apple presents a multimedia piece with dance and UCSC composers Andrew C. Smith...

  • Friday, April 15, 2016 - 7:30pm

    A sneak preview of UCSC’s forthcoming 2017 Pacific Rim Music Festival featuring master musicians from Korea performing an intriguing program of Korean court music and folk music along with premiere/preview performances of new works by composers from New York, Houston, UC Santa Cruz, Berkeley, and...

  • Friday, April 29, 2016 - 7:30pm

    This innovative San Francisco ensemble will perform works by UCSC graduate students and guest composers. The ensemble features an unusual combination of instruments including oboe/English horn, clarinet/bass clarinet, saxophone, cello, and trombone played by some of the Bay Area’s finest composer/performers.

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