UCR Department of Music 2020-2021 Season

UCR Department of Music 2020-2021 Season

Due to COVID 19, live performances are suspended until further notice. However, please join us for virtual concerts, lectures, and presentations of academic research by Department of Music faculty, postdoctoral researchers, students, and international guest artists and scholars. 

Events are free and open to the public.
A link to the Zoom meeting will be provided. 

::::::::::::::::::: FALL 2020 :::::::::::::::::::

OCT 14, Wednesday, 12:00 pm – Performance 
Mikal Amin
Interdisciplinary hip-hop artist, BAM Program Manager, U.S. Cultural Ambassador and educator 
Dana Kaufman, coordinator    
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OCT 21, Wednesday, 12:00 pm – Presentation 
Christine Jobson
Florence Price scholar, Metropolitan Opera chorister 
Dana Kaufman, coordinator 
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OCT 28,  Wednesday, 12:00 pm – Recital 
Amore e Gioia: Music of the Golden Age of Bel canto
Camelia Voin, soprano and Jonathan Keplinger, pianist
Dana Kaufman, coordinator  
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NOV 4, Wednesday, 12:00 pm – Presentation 
Ashleigh Gordon  
Co-founder, Violist, and Artistic/Executive Director 
of Castle of Our Skins 
Ian Dicke, coordinator
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NOV 18, Wednesday, 12:00 pm – Presentation 
Jamil Jorge 
Musicologist, Drum and Bugle Corps scholar 
Nathan Huxtable, coordinator 
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NOV 20, Friday, 2:30 pm and NOV 21, Saturday, 11:00 am – Workshop 
Transnational Virtual Songwriting Camp – Music and Affect
Paulo C. Chagas, Eun Cho, Rodrigo Sigal, and Mario Duarte, coordinators 
Ethan Castro, Jack Adams, and Gerardo Meza, hosts
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NOV 21, Saturday, 6:00 pm – Concert
"Standing on the Shoulders"
Joyce J. Rouse, composer  William V. Johnson, arranger
UCR Concert Band
Lauren Wasynczuk, conductor
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DEC 2, Wednesday, 12:00 pm – Concert 
UCR Choral Society and UCR Chamber Singers
G. Edward Bruner and Ruth Charloff, conductors
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DEC 2, Wednesday, 8:00 pm – Senior Recital
Andy Yu, Jazz Guitarist
Jonathan Keplinger, coordinator 
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DEC 9, Wednesday, 12:00 pm –  Recital 
Student Performance Series   
Jonathan Keplinger, coordinator 
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DEC 9, Wednesday, 7:00 pm –  Concert  
Collage Concert 
Featuring students from UCR’s performing ensembles
Lauren Wasynczuk, coordinator
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::::::::::::::::::: WINTER 2021 :::::::::::::::::::

JAN 13, Wednesday, 12:00 pm – Performance  
UCR Guitar Salon: A Musical Tribute to Rogerio Budasz
Hermann Hudde, coordinator  
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JAN 20, Wednesday, 12:00 pm – Presentation 
Chuck Moore 
Jazz musician, hip-hop artist 
Joshua Welchez, coordinator  
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JAN 27, Wednesday, 12:00 pm –  Performance 
Shih-Wei “Willie” Wu 
UCR alumnus, composer, instrumentalist and choreographer 
Red Eye 2 Tokyo: New Music in the Works
Terry Nguyen, coordinator  
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FEB 3, Wednesday, 12:00 pm – Presentation 
Ioanida Costache
Ethnomusicologist, Romani music scholar and activist 
Sounding Romani Sonic-Subjectivity: Counterhistory, Identity Formation and Affect in Romanian-Roma Music
Dana Kaufman, coordinator  
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FEB 10,  Wednesday, 12:00 pm PST – Presentation  
Carlos Malcolm
Trombonist, composer, ska bandleader and author 
History of Post-war Jamaican Music
Joshua Welchez, coordinator      
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FEB 11, Thursday, 7:00 pm PST – Concert  
UCR Chamber Singers

Ruth Charloff, director
Jonathan Keplinger, pianist
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FEB 17, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PST – Presentation 
Jonathan Ritter 
Associate Professor, UCR Department of Music 
Indigenous Cosmopolitans and the Tourist Encounter: 
Taquile’s Fiesta de Santiago as Contact Zone

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FEB 24, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PST – Recital 
Student Performance and Composition Series
Jonathan Keplinger, coordinator       
A diverse program that ranges in style from classical to jazz, and with original student compositions 
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MAR 3, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PST – Performance 
Figgy Baby
Internationally-touring rapper, dancer, and community builder 
Liz Przybylski, coordinator
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MAR 10, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PST – Performance
Paulo C. Chagas
Professor in Composition, UCR Department of Music 
Audiovisual Composition and Telematic Performance
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MARCH 10, Wednesday, 6:00 pm – Concert
"Resplendent Glory"
Rossano Galante, composer
UCR Concert Band
Lauren Wasynczuk, conductor
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::::::::::::::::::: SPRING 2021 :::::::::::::::::::

::::::::::::::::::: SPRING 2021 :::::::::::::::::::

APR 7, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – Performance 
Chamber Music
Performed by musicians from the UCR Orchestra and Chamber Music classes 
Frances Moore, UCR Chamber Music director
Ruth Charloff, UCR Orchestra director
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APR 14, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – Presentation 
Raehann Bryce-Davis 
Mezzo-soprano and activist Dana Kaufman, coordinator  
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APR 21,  Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – Presentation 
Ambre Dromgoole 
Gospel Blues scholar
Hannah Snavely, coordinator  
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APR 28, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – Performance  
Matthew Evan Taylor 
Composer and saxophonist 
Dana Kaufman, coordinator   
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MAY 5, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – Presentation  
Michael Birenbaum Quintero 
Ethnomusicologist and Afro-Colombian music scholar 
Jonathan Ritter, coordinator                  
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MAY 12, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – Concert 
UCR Jazz Ensemble 
Joshua Welchez, director
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MAY 19,  Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – Recital 
Student Performance Series               
Jonathan Keplinger, coordinator                           
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MAY 26,  Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – Recital
Student Recital from the Voice Studio of Dr. Camelia Voin 
Camelia Voin, coordinator                          
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JUN 2,  Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – Awards Ceremony 
Music Awards Ceremony and Student Performances
Rogerio Budasz, Department of Music, Chair
Please join us and celebrate the accomplishments of our students!
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