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Congratulations to the following Music Department students for their outstanding accomplishments!
Ph.D Ethnomusicology Student
Having been the music editor on over 60 outstanding films during the course of his career, Bill Bernstein’s musical talent is epic.
Hi Kyung Kim, Professor of Music and composer was the Artistic Director of the 2017 Pacific Rim Festival -- a dazzling array of traditional and contemporary Korean music which was performed at the October 25-29, 2017 at the Music Center Recital Hall on the UC Santa Cruz campus.
"Just recently I've been changing my focus in teaching to be more in line with the way that I work professionally.
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.
"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.
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.
UC Santa Cruz has received a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to digitize 670 audio recordings featuring a wide variety of works performed at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music from 1964 to 1990.
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.
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.