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Cal Day - University Open House: Department of Music Events

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 12 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music


9:30-10am, UC Berkeley Percussion Ensemble, Hertz Hall breezeway (rain moves to lobby)
Percussionists Miriam Anderson, Karen Lin, Rowena Hann, Andy Lu and Jihoon Park perform Reich's Clapping Music, Music for Pieces of Wood, and Applebaum's Catfish.

10-11am, Music Connection Instrument Workshop, Elkus Room, 125 Morrison Hall
Cal Music Tutoring Clubhosts an instrument workshop for all ages, plus Q & A about getting involved in Music at Berkeley.

10-11:30am, UC Berkeley Chamber Orchestra, Hertz Hall stage
Student musicians perform Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings and Dvorak Symphony No. 8. Jane Kim and Garrett Wellenstein, conductors

11:30-12, CelliPOP, Hertz Hall breezeway
CelliPOP, a subgroup of Celli@Berkeley, performs pop arrangements under the breezeway. Swing by for your favorite pop songs played by an all-cello ensemble.

12-12:30, University Chorus, Hertz Hall stage
Come hear sacred and secular choral music, an open rehearsal for their April 26 concert. Marika Kuzma, director

12:00-4:00, Carillon recitals, The Campanile (Sather Tower)
Hear 10-minute carillon recitals on the hour, beginning at noon. University Carillonist Jeff Davis, Cal staff and students will perform solo works, carillon duets and Cal songs. The Campanile Esplanade and Faculty Glade are good places to listen!

12:30-1, Celli@Berkeley, Hertz Hall stage
This ensemble of cellists in the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra performs Heitor Villalobos' Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1

1-1:30, Javanese Gamelan Under the Trees, Hertz front patio (rain moves indoors)
Hear students and community members directed by Midiyanto perform on a set of old and unusually beautiful Javanese bronze instruments.

1-1:45, 2-2:45 Hargrove Library Tours
A 45-minute guided tour by librarian Manuel Erviti features the architectural highlights of Berkeley's music library. John Shepard, head of the Music Library, shows some of the rare books and manuscripts in its collection. Meet in lobby.

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2–3:30pm, Elkus Room, 125 Morrison
PIANO SOLO X 3: CINDY COX, CHOPIN, SCHUBERT, BRAHMS, DEBUSSY


2:10, Nate Ben-Horin, piano
Schubert, Sonata, D. 537 in A minor
i. allegro ma non trappo
ii. allegretto quasi andantino
iii. allegro vivace

2:30, Roger Jung Po Tsui
Chopin: Impromptu No. 1, Op. 29
Schubert: Impromptu Op. 90 No.1
Brahms: Rhapsody, Op.79, No. 1

3:10, Yvonne Yin Wun Lau
Cindy Cox: Sylvan Pieces
Chopin: Andante spianato from Grande Polonaise Brilliante Op. 22
Debussy: Voiles from Preludes Book 1, No. 2
Debussy: Feux d'Artifice from Preludes Book 2, No. 12
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Eco Ensemble open rehearsal in afternoon, Hertz Hall, 3-4pm
Attend an open rehearsal for the evening concert presented by Cal Performances. Berkeley's new music ensemble-in-residence performs works by contemporary composers Erin Gee, Jonathan Harvey, and Mei-Fang Lin, fresh new voices exploring the boundaries between electronic and acoustic sounds. David Milnes, director

3-3:30pm University Gospel Chorus, Hertz south patio (rain cancels)
Praise on the Patio: Come listen to traditional and contemporary praise songs and spirituals.
D. Mark Wilson, director

3:30-4pm African Drumming and Dance, Hertz south patio (rain cancels)
Students from CK Ladzekpo's African Music Ensemble perform traditional music from Ghana. (rain cancels)

All Cal Day events are free and open to the public

More information on CAL DAY is available at calday.berkeley.edu (to see listings for all music events; select General Program/Music)



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