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Indonesian Gamelan Ensemble: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

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


Photo of gamelan ensembleIndonesian Gamelan Ensemble
Javanese & Balinese Gamelan
directed by Midiyanto



Composition Colloquium: Donatienne Michel-Dansac: Recent work

Colloquium: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 24 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Morrison Hall, Elkus Room, 125


http://smcq.qc.ca/smcq/en/artistes/m/micheldansac_do/

Donatienne Michel-Dansac began her music studies in the violin and piano classes of the C.N.R. in Nantes, at the age of 7. She was 14 when she received her degree in music theory.

Donatienne Michel-Dansac has no interest in specializing in one single musical era, so she performs French, Italian and German Early Music (with Les Arts...   More >



Music Studies Colloquium - Adrian Daub, Stanford University: Program Music and Literary 'Science' in 19th Century Germany

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


Adrian Daub photographAdrian Daub is Associate Professor of German Studies at Stanford University, where his research focuses on the long nineteenth century, in particular the intersection of literature, music and philosophy.



University Wind Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 26 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Wind Ensemble PosterUNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE, Robert Calonico, director
Program includes pieces by Welcher, Yurko, Grainger, de Haan, Barnes, Balmages, and more!

Tickets required: $16 general admission (all seats unreserved), $12 students (non-UCB), seniors, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID required)
Ticket info: Advance tickets from the Zellerbach Hall...   More >



Faculty recital, Candace Johnson,voice: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 29 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of soprano Candace JohnsonCandace Johnson, voice
In an entirely spontaneous concert, Candace Johnson (soprano) and Ben Flint (piano) will interpret the art work of Pat Hayashi (former UC Assoc. President). Johnson calls this process of interpretation and creativity “ReSounding Art.” She and Flint identify motives, motion, moods, and ideas in the artwork to form the thematic genesis of the music. Through...   More >



Chamber Music: Haydn, Mendelssohn and Michael Jackson: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

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


Department of Music students perform chamber music

Works by Haydn, Mendelssohn, and "Workin' Day and Night" by Michael Jackson, arranged by Charlotte Nugent.



Composition Colloquium: Derek Bermel: Recent work

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 1 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Morrison Hall, Elkus Room, 125


Photo of Derek BermelGrammy-nominated composer and clarinetist Derek Bermel has been widely hailed for his creativity, theatricality, and virtuosity. Artistic Director of the American Composers Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, Bermel is also Director of Copland House's emerging composers institute Cultivate, served as Composer-in-Residence at the Mannes College of Music, and enjoyed a...   More >



Music Studies Colloquium - Ryan Bañagale

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 1 | 4:30-6 p.m. |  Morrison Hall


Ryan Banagale photograph"Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed: Rhapsody in Blue”



University Gospel Chorus: “I’ll make it home”: Songs of the immigrant journey

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 2 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Gospel Chorus poster“I’ll make it home - songs of the immigrant journey”
University Gospel Chorus, D. Mark Wilson, director

Recent policy changes in US immigration provides an opportunity for us to celebrate the music that shapes, inspires and gives hope to the immigrant journey. Join the UC Berkeley Concert, with special guest artist, Francisco Herrera, as Gospel Music of the African American liberation journey...   More >



University Baroque Ensemble: Davitt Moroney, director

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 3 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of Baroque Ensemble performing on the Hertz Hall stageUniversity Baroque Ensemble, directed by Davitt Moroney. Students of the ensemble perform works by
Bach, Couperin, Handel, and Telemann.



Chamber Music: Beethoven, Copland, and Chadwick: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 6 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music students perform chamber music

Works include:
Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24
with Holly Wallis and Tony Marsili
George Chadwick String Quartet No. 4 (first movement)
Aaron Copland Flute and String Trio



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Mahler 5 - Ravel Rapsodie Espagnole

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 8 – 9, 2015 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of symphony performing on Hertz Hall stageUC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, David Milnes, director

MAHLER Symphony No. 5, David Milnes, conductor

RAVEL Rapsodie Espagnole, Gene Chang, conductor

Please note that Puccini La Bohème will not be performed.



Berkeley New Music Project/ECO Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 11 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of Eco Ensemble rehearsing on Hertz Hall stageBerkeley New Music Project/ECO Ensemble

Free and Open to the Public

David Milnes conducts new works by UC Berkeley graduate student composers featuring our resident professional new music ensemble.



Music Commencement: Concert and Ceremony

Performing Arts - Music: Student recital/Class concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 17 | 12-3:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photograph of music undergraduates assembling for processional12-1pm: Recital in Hertz Hall, Eisner and other performance prize winners.

1-1:30pm: Graduates assemble in west corridor

1:30-2:30pm Processional and graduation ceremony in Hertz Hall

Reception in Hertz Hall Lobby