April in Santa Cruz 2014

  • Nicole Paiement directs a diverse concert featuring UC Santa Cruz Professor Karlton Hester's "Gigway Mosaic," and world premieres of works by Sarang Kim and Pablo Rubio-Vargas, with a new solo work by doctoral candidate Andre Marquetti premiered by percussionist Daniel Steffey. Todd Brody, Larry Polansky, and Scot Siler present Lois V. Vierk's Io.

    Friday, April 4, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
  • The eclectic new quartet explores new and old music for piano, violin, clarinet, and trombone, with world premieres of music by Jason Federmeyer, Chuck Krenner, and UC Santa Cruz Professor Paul Nauert. Also featuring the music of Luciano Berio, Caleb Burhans, UCSC's David Evan Jones, and Vera Ivanova.

    Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
  • UCSC's Grammy-nominated percussionist William Winant, joins our concert choir, directed by Nathaniel Berman, in Lou Harrison’s groundbreaking 1973 setting of the Heart Sutra. UCSC percussionists premiere Joshua Spitsbergen's "Foursquare," and guests Ward Spangler, Michael Seth Orland, and Kumi Ueda perform "Secret Wine," by UCSC Professor Hi Kyung Kim, and premiere Spangler's "Second Breath" and doctoral candidate Ma'ayan Tsadka's "SUMUD—Rhetoric Of Oppression In Three Movements." ...

    Friday, April 11, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
  • With clarinets, double reeds, and saxophone, this San Francisco group bends the 20th- and 21st-century “wind quintet” sound—including new music from Tom Johnson, Ned McGowan, Matthew Schlomowitz, and UC Santa Cruz’s David Evan Jones—in unexpected directions.


    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Room 131 Music Center (UCSC)
  • Acclaimed San Francisco pianist Jeffrey LaDeur interprets Cindy Cox’s evocative “Sylvan Pieces,” along with the piano music of Derek Bermel, William Bolcom, UC Santa Cruz professors Paul Nauert and Larry Polansky, and doctoral candidate Ittai Rosenbaum.

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)
  • Collaborative trans-media work by UC Santa Cruz Professor Karlton Hester, featuring new compositions by David Hernandez and David Kant.

    Friday, April 18, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Music Center Recital Hall (UCSC)