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Jon Myers

Jon Myers, a DMA candidate in composition at UC Santa Cruz, creates music for a variety of settings, from fully notated acoustic pieces to live electronic feedback music. He works on soundscapes and sonic maps of places.

The Magic Flute

The UC Santa Cruz Music Department will present a fully-staged production of Mozart’s comic fantasy: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), May 31 through June 3, on campus at the Music Center Recital Hall.

Andrew C. Smith

UC Santa Cruz DMA candidate in composition, Andrew C. Smith, composes music that involves intonation tunings, repetition, and language at the threshold of making sense, often connected to computational processes throughout the composition.

Music Editor Bill Bernstein

Having been the music editor on over 60 outstanding films during the course of his career, Bill Bernstein’s musical talent is epic.

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

Congratulations to the following Music Department students for their outstanding accomplishments!

Nelsen Hutchison
Ph.D Ethnomusicology Student

Ryan Lambe

Ryan Lambe is a sixth-year PhD candidate and teaching fellow at UC Santa Cruz studying cross-cultural musicology. His dissertation is an ethnographic study of performance and emotional labor in US queer open mics examined through queer and critical race lenses. 

Bob Coomber and Tal Skloot

Tal Skloot followed Bob Coomber as he made his way up the steep trail from Onion Valley in the eastern Sierra toward the 11,700-foot Kearsarge Pass. 

Del Sol String Quartet

The UC Santa Cruz Music Department will present the April in Santa Cruz Contemporary Music Festival, a month-long series of free concerts on campus featuring works by faculty and graduate students, April 6-27.

Creative Traditional Orchestra of National Gugak Center, Korea

A dazzling array of traditional and contemporary Korean music will be performed at the 2017 Pacific Rim Music Festival, October 25-29, at the Music Center Recital Hall on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

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