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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bob Dylan by Xavier Badosa

Five weeks ago, UC Santa Cruz alumnus Mark Davidson moved from Austin, Texas, to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to begin a new job at the Bob Dylan Archive.

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

David Dunn

David Dunn, Assistant Professor of Music, received a patent to help fight bark beetles ravaging Western forests in November 2016 by joining forces with two forest scientists from Northern Arizona University to combat an insect infestation that is killing millions of trees throughout the West.

Adam Kubota

Inspired at the age of ten by the irreverent funk/rock group the Red Hot Chili Peppers, UC Santa Cruz Music Department alumnus Adam Kubota was destined to push musical boundaries.

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