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Aida Shirazi Composition Performed at Lincoln Center
Mostly Mozart Festival Features Iranian Female Composers

UC Davis graduate student in music Aida Shirazi will have a composition performed at New York’s Lincoln Center in the Mostly Mozart series on August 5.

Announcement

Daniel Godsil wins Steven R. Gerber Prize
The League of Composers

Along with composer Theo Chandler, UC Davis graduate student in music Daniel Godsil has received the Steven R. Gerber Prize from the The League of Composers/ISCM for his composition titled Cosmographia.

Announcement

Pete Nowlen’s Book Praised by Journal

Lecturer and director of the Concert Band Pete Nowlen is the co-author of the recently published “Keys to Transposition: A Method for the Teaching & Learning of Transposition on the Horn” ( Ensemble Publications).

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Professor Spiller to be a NIAS Fellow
Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

UC Davis Professor of Music Henry Spiller has been selected as a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (Amsterdam) for 2019–20, where he will be in residence during the fall quarter of 2019. 

Upcoming Events

Event

Dagenais Smiley, violin

Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

UC Davis Lecturer in Music Dagenais Smiley, violin
with John Cozza, piano

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
Event

The Barbara K. Jackson “Rising Stars of Opera” Concert
with the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra

Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

San Francisco Opera Adler Fellows
Ashley Dixon, mezzo-soprano
Christopher Colmenero, tenor
Christopher Oglesby, tenor
Mark Morash, piano

UC Davis Symphony Orchestra
Mark Morash, guest conductor

Selections from Bizet’s Carmen, as well as selections by Puccini and Verdi.

Since its inception in 2010, the Barbara K. Jackson Rising Stars of Opera concert has featured vocal artistry, stirring arias and a glimpse at the opera stars of tomorrow; and every ticket has been free to the public thanks to Barbara K. Jackson. Several singers from the acclaimed San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow program will perform a wide range of great arias in recital and with full orchestral accompaniment from our own UC Davis Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Mark Morash.

Free, but tickets required. Limit 4 per household. 
(Assigned Seating)


“Amour, viens rendre à mon âme” from Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice
at San Francisco Opera in the Park (2018)

Robert & Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA
Event

Susan Lamb Cook, cello
“The Magic of Mozart”

Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Ian Jessee, violin
Lynne Richburg, viola
Faculty Affiliate Susan Lamb Cook, cello
Andrei Baumann, piano

Mozart: String Divertimento in E-Flat Major, K. 563

Mozart: Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
Event

Trois Bois

Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Laura Reynolds, oboe
Patricia Shands, clarinet
UC Davis Lecturer in Music David Granger, bassoon

Program to be announced.

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
Event

Dominic Favia,
Baroque trumpet

with Janine Johnson, harpsichord

Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

UC Davis Lecturer in Music Dominic Favia performs Baroque works for trumpet with Janine Johnson, harpsichord.

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
Event

Empyrean Ensemble

Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Empyrean Ensemble
Mika Pelo, director
UC Davis Professor of Music

Program to be announced.

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
Event

Steven Lehning,
viola da gamba

with Phebe Craig, harpsichord

Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

with UC Davis Lecturer in Music Phebe Craig, harpsichord

Dubuisson: Suite in A Minor
—Manuscript housed at the Library of Congress (1666)

Marin Marais: Suite in F Major
Troisième Livre de Piéces de Viole (1711)

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
Event

Maximilian Haft, violin
Graduate Student Works

Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Works by UC Davis graduate student composers—

Trey Makler
Emily Sullivan
Adam Strawbridge
Joseph Vasinda
Aida Shirazi

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Robert & Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA

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