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Sarang Kim (center) playing the Korean zither

Sarang Kim is a composer, pianist, and percussionist, and currently a DMA candidate in the UCSC Music Department.

Music DMA candidate Brian Baumbusch's Bali Alloy was composed in 2012 as a collaboration between the New York based string quartet, the JACK Quartet, and gamelan Makaradhwaja of Bali.

David Kant playing in the Happy Valley Band

The Happy Valley Band is a deconstruction of the Great American Songbook through the use of state-of-the-art machine listening technologies.

"Just recently I've been changing my focus in teaching to be more in line with the way that I work professionally.

Shelley Phillips
UC Santa Cruz alumna Shelley Phillips (Music,’85) has been named the 2017 Santa Cruz County Artist of the Year by t

"At the undergraduate level, my current research is not influencing my teaching, except as a performer, because part of what I do is perform a lot.