UCR Music 2020-2021 Wednesday@Noon Series

Department of Music

2020-2021 Wednesday@Noon via Zoom Series

Due to COVID 19, the Wednesday@Noon via Zoom Series offers online concerts, lectures, and presentations of academic research by Department of Music faculty, postdoctoral researchers, students, and international guest artists and scholars. Dana Kaufman, coordinator.    

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 PDT – 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 PDT– Presentation 
Christine Jobson
Florence Price scholar, Metropolitan Opera chorister 
Dana Kaufman, coordinator 
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OCT 28, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – 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 PST – 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 PST – Presentation 
Jamil Jorge 
Musicologist, Drum and Bugle Corps scholar 
Nathan Huxtable, coordinator 
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DEC 2, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PST – Concert 
UCR Choral Society and UCR Chamber Singers
G. Edward Bruner and Ruth Charloff, conductors
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DEC 9, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PST –  Recital 
Student Performance Series   
Jonathan Keplinger, coordinator 
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::::::::::::::::::: WINTER 2021 :::::::::::::::::::

JAN 13, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PST – Performance  
UCR Guitar Salon: A Musical Tribute to Rogerio Budasz
Hermann Hudde, coordinator  
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JAN 20, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PST – Presentation 
Chuck Moore 
Jazz musician, hip-hop artist 
Joshua Welchez, coordinator  
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JAN 27, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PST – 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 PST – Lecture 
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 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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::::::::::::::::::: 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
“God Feeling”: On Black Girl Musicians and the Sanctified Church 
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 
Between Legibility and Alterity. 
Musical Knowledge, Cultural Policy, Economic Development, and Black Self-Making in Multiculturalist Colombia.

Jonathan Ritter, coordinator                  
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MAY 12, Wednesday, 12:00 pm PDT – Concert 
UCR Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo
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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Information:  
performingarts@ucr.edu   music.ucr.edu

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