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Malcolm Martineau Piano and Voice Master Class: Free and Open to the Public

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: Affiliated: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | February 28 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Piano student performing on Hertz Hall stage, master classPiano and voice students are drawn from the 150B classes for music majors.



Delphi Trio, works by UC Berkeley faculty: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | March 4 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


DELPHI TRIO
Liana Bérubé, violin; Michelle Kwon, cello; Jeffrey LaDeur, piano

CINDY COX, La Mar Amarga

OLLY WILSON, Trio

MAX STOFFREGEN, Coyote Plan



Organ and Voice (split concert): 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

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


photograph of Leon Chisholm1.
Leon Chisholm, organ performs works by
NICOLAUS BRUHNS, FRESCOBALDI, and BUXTEHUDE,

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Katherine Gray, voice, performs Arias by PURCELL and DOWLAND and more!



Composition Colloquium, Judith Shatin: Recent work

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


Photograph of Judith ShatinJudith Shatin is a composer and sound artist whose musical practice engages our social, cultural, and physical environments.



The Changing Role of the Tabla Player in Hindustani Classical Music: Zakir Hussain in Conversation with Bonnie Wade

Lecture: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | March 10 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, The Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall


The 2015 Regents' Lecturer, Zakir Hussain in conversation with Professor of Music, Bonnie Wade



Jazz x2: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | March 11 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


jazz photo, piano and guitarThe UC Jazz All-Star Ensemble, directed by Ted Moore, & the Berkeley Nu Jazz Collective, directed by Myra Melford, perform a double bill of contemporary jazz music.



Jazz Fusion Master Class with Zakir Hussain

Lecture: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | March 11 | 7-9 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


A master class led by tabla maestro and the 2015 Regents' Lecturer, Zakir Hussain



Composition Colloquium, Pierre Aimard: Recent work

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | March 13 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Morrison Hall, Elkus Room, 125


Photograph of Pierre Aimard(sponsored by Cal Performances)
Aimard has had close collaborations with many leading composers including Kurtág, Stockhausen, Carter, Boulez and Benjamin and had a long association with György Ligeti, recording his complete works for piano.



Music Studies Colloquium - Jayson Beaster-Jones

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | March 13 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall


Jayson Beaster-Jones photographJayson Beaster-Jones is an ethnomusicologist from UC Merced whose work focuses upon the music industry of India. The lecture title is “Bollywood Sounds: Stylistic Mediation and Indian Film Songs”

Note: Alejandro L. Madrid colloquium has been cancelled.



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Stravinsky, Bartók, Schubert

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | March 13 – 14, 2015 every day | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


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

Stravinsky, Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Bartók, Divertimento for String Orchestra
Schubert, Symphony No. 9 "Great"



American Musicals, vocal performance: University Chorus and Chamber Chorus

Performing Arts - Music: Student recital/Class concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | March 15 | 8 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Manoel Felciano and master class student photographMusical Theater and Opera: Any Way you Slice It!

The semi-staged performance will include songs, arias, and scenes from various works including Sweeney Todd and The Marriage of Figaro and will feature solo undergraduate singers from the University Chorus and Chamber Chorus, Marika Kuzma, director, Stefano Flavoni, accompanist

Free and open to the public



Opera by Left Coast Chamber Ensemble: : 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | March 16 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photo of director Majel ConneryLeft Coast Chamber Ensemble presents a new dramatic musical work based on Nobel Prize winner José Saramago’s novel Death with Interruptions. With music composed by Kurt Rohde and a libretto by the distinguished UC Berkeley historian Thomas Laqueur, the story recounts what happens when death, who lives in an unnamed Iberian country with her taciturn scythe, falls in love with the principal cellist...   More >



University Baroque Ensemble: 62nd Annual Noon Concert Series

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | March 18 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Davitt Moroney, director
Students of the ensemble perform works
by Bach and Handel.



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



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 Ensemble

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


African 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.