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Events
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 | 2 – 3:15pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Concert: Jazz Combos of UC Davis

The Jazz Combos of UC Davis concert feature six combos and showcases over 40 student musicians. The Combos will perform in ensembles such as the Aretha Franklin Ensemble, the Herbie Hancock Ensemble, the Latin Jazz Ensemble, and the Snarky Puppy Ensemble.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 | 2 – 3:30pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Jazz Combos of UC Davis

Jácam Manricks, director
Free

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 5 – 6pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Concert: Chamber Singers of UC Davis

After a ten-year hiatus, the Chamber Singers of UC Davis return to the stage under the direction of Caleb Lewis, lecturer and director of choirs. The singers perform a program of traditional and contemporary works.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 | 12:05 – 1pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Chamber Singers of UC Davis

Caleb Lewis, director
Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Thursday, November 29, 2018 | 7 – 9pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Jazz Bands of UC Davis
Friday, November 30, 2018 | 4 – 5pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Sydney Bonnell, clarinet

Free (a Student Recital)

Monday, December 3, 2018 | 6 – 7pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Hindustani Vocal Ensemble

Rita Sahai, director
Free

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | 9 – 10:20amAnn E. Pitzer Center
Book Project: "Living from Within"

Campus Community Book Project

Emily Harris, Lecturer, Department of Design, will give a talk on her MFA thesis, which developed and implemented a plan to use nontraditional educational techniques of adventure and play to develop women's creativity and to empower them to become committed leaders. Presented as a part of James Housefield's Design 1 class, but open to the public.

The 2018-2019 book project features a year-long program around The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams. For a complete listing of events, visit ccbp.ucdavis.edu

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | 12 – 1pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Student Chamber Ensembles I
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 | 2 – 3pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Student Chamber Ensembles II
Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 12:05 – 1pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
The UC Davis Baroque Ensemble

Michael Sand and Phebe Craig, directors
Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 5 – 6pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Afro-Cuban, Samba, and Percussion Ensembles of UC Davis
Thursday, January 10, 2019 | 12:05 – 1pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Henry Spiller, harp

Works by Sophia Dussek, Marcel Tournier, Ami Ma’ayani, and Lou Harrison.
Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Friday, January 11, 2019 | 7 – 9pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Faculty Recital: Ann Lavin, clarinet

Music on the Orient Express—
Scriabin: Seven Piano Preludes arranged for Clarinet and Piano
Debussy: Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Poulenc: Sonata for Two Clarinets
Edward Hines: Yeni Makam No. 4 for Clarinet and Percussion with Chris Froh, percussion
Leo Weiner: Peregi Verbunk
Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in F Minor with John Cozza, piano
$12 Students and Children | $24 Adults (Open Seating)

Friday, January 18, 2019 | 7 – 9pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Daedalus String Quartet

Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Laurie San Martin: New Work
Beethoven: String Quartet in E Minor, op. 59, No. 2
Min-Young Kim and Matilda Kaul, violins
Jessica Thompson, viola
Thomas Kraines, cello
$12 Students and Children, $24 Adults (Open Seating)

Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 12:05 – 1pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Rhonda Rider, solo cello (Noon Concert)

Works by graduate student composers of UC Davis, including Addie Camsuzou, Sam Clark-McHale, Aida Shirazi, Ryan Suleiman, and Sarah Wald. A founding member of the Naumburg Award winning Lydian Quartet, with whom she played for over 20 years, Rhonda Rider is now a member of the celebrated piano trio Triple Helix. Ms. Rider’s chamber music and solo recordings have been nominated for Grammy Awards and cited as Critic’s Choice in both the New York Times and Boston Globe.
Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Thursday, January 31, 2019 | 12:05 – 1pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
EARplay: Music of Anton Arensky

Ellen Ruth Rose, viola | Rhonda Rider, solo cello
Founded in 1985 by a consortium of composers and musicians, EARplay is dedicated to the performance of new chamber music. EARplay offers audiences a unique opportunity to hear eloquent, vivid performances of some of today’s finest chamber music. EARplay has performed over 550 works by more than 300 composers in its 33-year history, including 140 world premieres and 80 new works commissioned by the ensemble. Visit the EARplay archives to learn more about EArplay’s rich history.
Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Sunday, February 3, 2019 | 3 – 5pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Empyrean Ensemble: "Celebrating Ross Bauer"

[Pre-concert talk with the composers at 2:15 pm.]
Derek Keller: California Tableaux
Sacramento-based composer Derek Keller calls his multi-media California Tableaux opera “a kaleidoscopic look at California’s cultural mixtures from the era of Sir Francis Drake and his alleged landing on the Marin County coast in the late 1570s, to our most contemporary era.”
$12 Students and Children, $24 Adults (Open Seating)

Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 12:05 – 1pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
Ehnahre

Ryan McGuire, bass and voice | Richard Chowenhill, guitars
Jared Redmond, piano | Joshua Carro, percussion
Works by student composers of UC Davis: Josiah Catalan, Sam Clark-McHale, Grant Cottier, Jonathan Favero, Adam Strawbridge, and Joseph Vasinda.
Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Thursday, February 28, 2019 | 12:05 – 1pmAnn E. Pitzer Center
"Choice or Chance?"

Robin Fisher and Jenny Matteucci, soprano
Burr Phillips, baritone
with Daniel Lockert, piano
Music of Bernstein, Sondheim, Blitzstein and more!
Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

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