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DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC



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


Martha Wasley photographMartha 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


UC Berkeley Symphony OrchestraDavid 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


Noon Concert Gospel ChorusD. 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: 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



Composition Colloquium - Franck Bedrossian: Recent work

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


Department of Music faculty composer Franck Bedrossian discusses his work.



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 and Bach

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

Soloists:
Candace Johnson, soprano
Thomas Glenn, tenor
Zachary Gordin, baritone

Marika Kuzma, director

Orff - Carmina Burana (piano-percussion version)

J.S. Bach, B Minor Mass Sketches
Sanctus, BWV 238;
Cantata BWV 12 Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen;
Cantata BWV 29 Wir danken dir



The Joseph Kerman Memorial

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 26 | 2-4 p.m. |  Bancroft Hotel


2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Professor Joseph Kerman passed away at the age of 89 after a long illness on March 17 in Berkeley, California.

The Memorial for Professor Kerman will be on Sunday, October 26th at the Bancroft Hotel at 2:00pm. The event itself will probably be close to two hours and will be followed by a reception. The final program will be known closer to the event.

The memorial will be primarily a...   More >



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

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


Photograph of cello sectionDavid Milnes, conductor

Rachmaninoff, Symphonic Dances



Bloch Professor Georgina Born: Bloch Lecture series: Times and Genres

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 31 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Morrison Hall, 125 Morrison, Elkus Room


Bloch lecture poster, Prof. Georgina BornBloch Lectures by Georgina Born, rescheduled to the fall 2014 semester:

October 31, Times and Genres
November 3, Ontologies and Interdisciplinarities

Georgina Born is Professor of Music and Anthropology at the University of Oxford.



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | October 31 – November 1, 2014 every day | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


UC Berkeley Symphony OrchestraUC BERKELEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

David Milnes, conductor

Melody Huang, cello soloist

Rachmaninoff - Symphonic Dances
Prokofiev - Sinfonia Concertante



Bloch Professor Georgina Born: Bloch Lecture series: Times and Genres

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 3 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Morrison Hall, 125 Morrison, Elkus Room


Bloch lecture poster, Prof. Georgina BornBloch Lectures by Georgina Born, rescheduled to the fall 2014 semester:

October 31, Times and Genres
November 3, Ontologies and Interdisciplinarities

Georgina Born is Professor of Music and Anthropology at the University of Oxford.



Jazz Ensemble: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 5 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Previous Noon Concert Jazz EnsembleChristopher Youmans, voice and guitar; Ryan Petigura, bass guitar; Kevin Wang, piano; Sam Zuckerman, drums, perform original compositions by Christopher Youmans.



Composition Colloquium - Carol Robinson: Recent work

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 7 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Morrison Hall, 125 Elkus Room


Composer Carol Robinson discusses her work. Carol Robinson was born in the United States and graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory. She currently resides in France.



Indonesian Music and Dance

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | November 8 | 7:30 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Indonesian DanceTraditional Javanese music and Gambyong Dance, featuring the Javanese Gamelan Ensemble direct by Midiyanto.

The dance is lead by Ninik Lunde.



Visiting faculty Shoko Hikage, Koto: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

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


photograph of koto being playedVisiting faculty Shoko Hikage performs traditional music for koto, joined by Narae Kwon, gayageum. They will perform
Echoes of Harmonious Music for kayageum and koto