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Worldwide carillon premiere: "Mysterium Coniunctionis" by Cindy Cox: A Campanile Centennial concert

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 1 | 12-12:10 p.m. |  Campanile (Sather Tower)


Campanile CentennialThe world premiere of Cindy Cox's "Mysterium Coniunctionis" will be given on Cal's 61-bell carillon by Tiffany Ng. Carillonneurs around the world will be premiering the piece from their towers on the same day, joining UC Berkeley in a worldwide celebration of the Campanile's Centennial!



University Wind Ensemble: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

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


Photo of wind ensembleUniversity Wind Ensemble
Copland, El Salon Mexico
Jeff Davis, Toccata for Percussion Ensemble
Bernstein, Slava
and more



Noon Concert Fall 2015 Audition Deadline: For a noon concert in fall 2015

Performing Arts - Music: Audition: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 1 | 8 p.m. | 104 Morrison Hall


Singer, music faculty Candace JohnsonAudition for a chance to perform a noon concert in Fall 2015. Applications are due by March 25 at 4:00pm.

Auditions are closed to the public.



Piano Solos, Rhapsody, Sonata, Sigh: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 3 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of Jason Wu, pianistRoger Tsui, Erard piano
Jan Ladislav Dussek, Sonata No. 24, Op. 61 Elegie Harmonique, Movement
Liszt, Three Etudes de Concert, S.144, No. 3 Un Sospiro

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Jason Wu, piano (modern)
Robert Schumann, Kinderszenen
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6



Composition Colloquium, Koji Nakano: Recent work

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


Photograph of Koji NakanolKoji Nakano has composed more than sixty works, including solo pieces, chamber works, symphonic movements, operas, and concerti for piano and violin. His compositions have been premiered in USA, Canada, Australia, Holland, Austria, Belgium, Lithuania, Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia.



African Music and Dance and Chinyakare Ensembles

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 4 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


UC Berkeley African Drumming & Dance Ensemble photoAfrican Music and Dance Ensemble

CK Ladzekpo, director
Chinyakare Ensemble, Julia Chigamba, director
UC Berkeley African Music Ensemble,
CK Ladzekpo, director

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 ticket office or at the door...   More >



Faculty Recital, Erard Piano, Louise Bidwell: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

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


Photo of Louise Bidwell on Hertz Hall stagePiano faculty member Louise Bidwelll performs works by Brahms and Franck on the Erard Piano
Brahms: Gigue No. 2 in B Minor; Chaconne by J.S. Bach, arr. for the left hand
Franck: Prèlude, Chorale and Fugue



Composition Colloquium, Ensemble Nikel: Recent work

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 10 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Morrison Hall, Elkus Room, 125


Photograph of Ensemble Nikelhttp://ensemblenikel.com/

In its quest of exploring its audio spectral artistic possibilities, the group has been presenting an ongoing subscribers series in Tel Aviv & Haifa, Initiating conceptual projects with changing partners, soloists or ensembles and above all collaborate with composers in developing new repertoire.



Music Studies Colloquium - Maureen Mahon

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 10 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall


Maureen Mahon photographitle: 'And the Colored Girls Go . . .' African American Women Vocalists and the Sound of Race, Gender, and Authenticity in Rock and Roll."

Maureen Mahon is an associate professor in the Department of Music at New York University.



UC Berkeley Chamber Chorus: Bach's Monumental Mass in B minor

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 10 – 11, 2015 every day | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Poster Bach Mass in B MinorCHORUS

Bach’s monumental Mass in B minor
Chamber Chorus of the University of California with student and alumni soloists and an orchestra of period musicians. Semi-staged. Experience the awe and thrill of this masterpiece.

Tickets required: $16 general admission (all seats unreserved), $12 students (non-UCB), seniors, $5 UC Berkeley students (student ID...   More >



University Gospel Chorus “Mentoring the Generations”: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

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


Photo of D. Mark Wilson leading the gospel chorusUniversity Gospel Chorus, D. Mark Wilson, director
“Mentoring the Generations” - Who will fill the shoes of music majors and UC Berkeley Gospel Chorus students when they graduate? In this afternoon’s concert the UC Berkeley Gospel Chorus is joined by the Dr. William L. Cobb 4th Grade Show Choir, directed by local gospel artist Richard Herron.



UC Berkeley Percussion Ensemble: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

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


photo of percussion ensemble on Hertz Hall stageThe University of California, Berkeley Percussion Ensemble is happy to perform a Noon Concert again for its second year. Returning players Miriam Anderson and Rowena Hann are joined by several other members of the UCBSO percussion section to present several solos and chamber pieces by composers Eugene Novotney, Emmanuel Séjourné, Elliott Carter, Mei-Fang Lin, and Steve Reich.



Music Studies Colloquium - Sindhumathi Revuluri

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


Sindhumathi Revuluri photographTitle of talk to be announced

Currently Associate Professor of Music and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Harvard University



Cal Day at the Music Department: University Open House

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 18 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


CAL DAY MUSIC

Free and Open to the Public

UC Berkeley Open House: Music events all day include the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra with concerto winners and special events celebrating the hundreth anniversary of the Campanile, Baroque Ensemble, Gamelan, African drumming and dance and much more.

http://calday.berkeley.edu



Gamelan Sari Raras: Javanese Gamelan

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 19 | 3 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of Gamelan Sari RarasGAMELAN,

Gamelan Sari Raras directed by Midiyanto and
Ben Brinner. Javanese gamelan music featuring singer Heni Savitri.

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 ticket office or at the door starting one hour before the performance....   More >



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

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


Adrian Daub photographTBA



ECO Ensemble (Cal perfs)

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 25 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall





University Wind Ensemble

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


Photo of wind ensembleUNIVERSITY 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 >