Event Calendar for Music Center Recital Hall

April 20 - May 20, 2019

Wednesday, April 24

Comings and Goings: A Senior Student Recital featuring Magda Travis

Magda Travis, mezzo-soprano, and Mickey McGushin, piano, invite you for a night of music making. Featuring guest singers from the UCSC Music Department and...

Friday, April 26

April in Santa Cruz Festival

The UCSC Department of Music presents April in Santa Cruz Contemporary Music Festival. Sponsors: Trevor Coates, the Vincent J. Coates Foundation, Porter...

UCSC Percussion Ensemble 
& Sundanese Gamelan

The ensembles collaborate in a rare performance of James Tenney’s “Road to Ubud” for gamelan and prepared piano. The program will also feature works by...

Saturday, April 27

wasteLAnd

This innovative 12-piece chamber orchestra from Los Angeles performs new music by UCSC graduate student composers Heeyoung Choi, Zach Hejny, Ike Minton,...

April in Santa Cruz Festival

The UCSC Department of Music presents April in Santa Cruz Contemporary Music Festival. Sponsors: Trevor Coates, the Vincent J. Coates Foundation, Porter...

Sunday, April 28

Julian Sommer: Senior Student Recital

Save the date for a senior recital featuring Julian Sommer, cellist. A culmination of Julian Sommer's four years as a music major at UC Santa Cruz, this...

An Evening of Hindustani Classical Music

The UCSC Global Music Series presents maestro Aashish Khan (on sarod) in a concert of Hindustani classical music with Pranesh Khan (on tabla). Presented...

Friday, May 3

One Night Only: Featuring UCSC guitar faculty member, Christopher Mallett

Christopher Mallett will be present a program of works for solo guitar as well as collaborations with guitarist William Coulter, guitarist Robert Miller and...

Sunday, May 5

A Bachelor of Music Senior Student Recital: Christian Bernal, tenor

A Bachelor of Music Recital featuring tenor Christian Bernal. Accompanied by Michael McGushin, piano. Performing works by John Dowland, W. A. Mozart, R....

Composer Assaf Shatil DMA Student Recital

An evening of original compositions by Assaf Shatil. * * * * * FREE and open to the public. Parking $5.

Tuesday, May 7

Chamber Extravaganza

Free concert at the UCSC Recital Hall featuring multiple ensembles from the UCSC Music Department. The repertoire will be exciting and eclectic, including a...

Saturday, May 11

UCSC Jazz Ensembles & Big Band

The UCSC Jazz Ensembles present a double-header concert, featuring the UCSC Small Jazz Ensembles, directed by Stan Poplin, and the UCSC Jazz Big Band,...