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Viola da gamba and Harpsichord: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 17 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of John Dornenburg, viola da gambaJohn Dornenburg, viola da gamba (faculty instructor); Yuko Tanaka, harpsichord
Works by Marin Marais, Antoine Forqueray, and François Couperin.



Midweek Piano Recital: Variations, Embellishment, and Improvisation

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 17 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Theodora Serbanescu-Martin, an undergraduate from the UC Berkeley Piano Program, performs mazurkas by Chopin
Beethoven Sonata in G, op. 31/1
Chopin Polonaise-Fantasie, op. 61
Brahms Variations on a Theme of Handel, op. 24.



Berkeley Old Time Music Convention: Panel discussion followed by jam session on Faculty Glade

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 19 | 12-3 p.m. | Morrison Hall, 125, the Elkus Room


Frank George, legendary West Virginia fiddler born in 1928; Kim Johnson, the “Grande Dame” of West Virginia banjo players (a generation younger than Frank); Grace Forrest, fiddler and Mills College student; and Suzy Thompson, fiddler and director of the Berkeley Old Time Music Convention.
After, jam on Faculty Glade under the oak.

free and open to the public



Free Speech All-Campus Sing-In Workshop: Songs of Freedom, Part of the “FSM 50” Celebration

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 22 | 7:30-9 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Gospel Chorus on Sproul Plaza photographJoin the Chamber Chorus, Gospel Chorus, & University Chorus in this workshop (not concert). All students, faculty, and staff singers, regardless of skill level, are welcome to learn basic singing skills and three songs related to the Free Speech Movement. These will be sung by all on FSM 50th Anniversary Concert on Sproul Plaza the next day.



FSM "50" - Free Speech All-campus Sing-in: A concert by the Chamber, Gospel, and University Choruses, and all who assemble.

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 23 | 5 p.m. |  Sproul Plaza


Chorus singing on Sproul Hall stepsCome to the workshop on Tuesday September 22 in Hertz Hall to learn the songs, then assemble on the Sproul Hall steps at 5pm on September 23 to sing the songs!

Join the University Chorus, Chamber Chorus, Marika Kuzma, director

University Gospel Chorus, D. Mark Wilson, director



Messiaen, Visions de l'amen for 2 pianos: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 24 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of pianist Michael OrlandPiano faculty Michael Seth Orland and Jacqueline Chew perform Messiaen's Visions de l'amen for 2 pianos



Messiaen, Visions de l'amen for 2 pianos: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 24 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of pianist Jeremiah TrujilloMusic majors perform selections from
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jesus

Pianists: Jonathan Chau, William Guo, James Lim, Tony Marsili, Austin Nguy, Jeremiah Trujillo



Piano, Messiaen Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jesus: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 26 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of Jeremiah Trujillo, pianistMessiaen - Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jesus

performed by student pianists from the 150C class



Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jesus: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | September 26 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of pianist Jeremiah TrujilloMusic majors perform selections from
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jesus

Pianists: Jonathan Chau, William Guo, James Lim, Tony Marsili, Austin Nguy, Jeremiah Trujillo



Solo Piano, Cello/Piano - Faculty Recital: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 1 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of pianist Martha WasleyMartha Wasley, piano (faculty); Burke Schuchmann, cello

Beethoven, Sonata for piano and cello, op. 5 no. 2
Mendelssohn, Songs without Words



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Cindy Cox

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 2 – 4, 2014 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


David Milnes, conductor

Cindy Cox Las Aguas del Sur

Sibelius Symphony No. 7

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6



University Gospel Chorus: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 8 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of pianist Martha WasleyD. Mark Wilson, director

"I Still Have A Song to Sing"

A Tribute to Gospel Music Pioneer and Matriarch Dr. Helen J.H. Stephens, whose community choir movement with the 1960s-1970s Gospel Chorus "The Voices of Christ" set the standard of the Bay Area Gospel Community Choir style and musical sound.



Solo Piano, Cello/Piano - Faculty Recital: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 10 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


First half:
Nathaniel Ben-Horin, solo piano
Schubert, Piano Sonata in A Minor, D. 537

Second half:
Susie Ji-Won Yoo, cello with Miles Graber, piano
Rachmaninoff, Cello Sonata in G Minor, movements I and III



Solo Piano, Cello/Piano: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 10 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of hands on piano keyboardFirst half:
Nathaniel Ben-Horin, solo piano
Schubert, Piano Sonata in A Minor, D. 537

Second half:
Susie Ji-Won Yoo, cello with Miles Graber, piano
Rachmaninoff, Cello Sonata in G Minor, movements I and III



University Wind Ensemble, Autumn Winds: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 15 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


University Wind Ensemble photographRobert Calonico, director

Nowlin, The Maker’s Mark
Galante, Transcendent Journey
Whitacre, October
Holsinger, Connacht Rhapsody (premiere)
Reed, Armenian Dances (Part I)



Theodora Martin, solo piano: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 17 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Theodora Martin at piano, photographBeethoven, Sonata No. 11, op. 22 in B-flat Major
Chopin, Barcarolle op. 60 in F-sharp Major
Chopin, Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat Major



Music Studies Colloquium - Mary Hunter: Why does the Juilliard Gift Shop sell $10 Plastic Busts of Composers?

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 17 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall


Inaugural Wye J. Allanbrook Memorial Lecture: Mary Hunter (Bowdoin College): “Why does the Juilliard Gift Shop sell $10 Plastic Busts of Composers?"

Reception follows



University Baroque Ensemble: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 22 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photograph of Baroque Ensemble members performingJohn Dornenburg and Carla Moore, co-directors

Students of the ensemble perform works by Vivaldi, Telemann, and Locke on antique instruments.



Music Studies Colloquium - Benjamin Piekut: Henry Cow and the Vernacular Avant-garde.

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 24 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall


Benjamin Piekut (Cornell University, currently Visiting Professor at Berkeley): "Henry Cow and the Vernacular Avant-garde."

Reception follows



Carmina Burana

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 24 – 25, 2014 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


University Chorus, Chamber Chorus, and Chamber Orchestra

Marika Kuzma, director

Orff - Carmina Burana (piano-percussion version)
J.S. Bach, music that led to the B minor Mass: Sanctus, BWV 238;
Cantata BWV 12 Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen;
Cantata BWV 29 Wir danken dir