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Arts Events

  • A program from the UCSC World Music Ensembles featuring music from Uzbekistan, Mexico, and North India. The UCSC Eurasian Ensemble, Mariachi Ensemble, and Indian Music Ensemble will perform sets of music from their respective cultures. 

    Mon, Nov 19, 2018, 7:30 pm
    Music Center Recital Hall
  • The UCSC Chamber Singers, under the direction of Michael McGushin, presents a program of choral music inspired by the cultures stemming from the three Abrahamic religious traditions.

    Sat, Dec 1, 2018, 7:30 pm
    Music Center Recital Hall
  • A two-part jazz extravaganza featuring UCSC's Small Jazz Ensembles and the UCSC Jazz Big Band.

    Part I: Program to be Announced

    The UCSC Small Jazz Ensembles, directed by Stan Poplin. 


    Sun, Dec 2, 2018, 3:00 pm
    Music Center Recital Hall

Arts People

Slugs, come home! Time to book those plane reservations, lock down that hotel room, and check the air in your tires. The annual migration back to your alma mater will soon begin.  

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