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Please visit this page often for SAMPLES OF MUSIC by faculty and students, including the annual SOUND CHECK CD by graduate composers and performers. 

Sound Check is available either by digital download or on CD. To obtain your CD of Sound Check One, Two, Three, or Five, e-mail your request including your name and address to publicity@music.ucsd.edu.

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The Media presented here is related to Steven Schick

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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus: Evan Ziporyn's Frog's Eye

- (07/03/2009 21 minutes, #16452)
UCSD TV Productions


Steven Schick conducts the West Coast premiere of Evan Ziporyn's Frog's Eye, a propulsive work featuring a performance by the Tijuana-based dance troupe Lux Boreal.


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La Jolla Symphony & Chorus: Time

- (02/09/2009 88 minutes, #15395)
UCSD TV Productions


Under the direction of Steven Schick, the Symphony performs Smetana's Vitava "The Moldau," Takemitsu's From Me Flows What You Call Time, and Brahms' Symphony No. 2. (#153Ε)


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What Creativity Means: Steven Schick (Musicians and Middle Schools)

- (09/26/2007 29 minutes, #4688)
UCSD TV Productions


UCSD Music Professor George Lewis hosts renowned percussionist Steven Schick in a discussion of creativity, musical and otherwise, and how such skills as improvisation can benefit students in all aspects of life.


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SummerFest 2006: Modern Composers at SummerFest

- (01/12/2007 57 minutes, #11849)
UCSD TV Productions


This program is subtitled "Mavericks and Movement Across the Pacific," and features Bright Sheng's Three Fantasies for violin and piano (a West Coast premiere co-commissioned by La Jolla Music Society for SummerFest); Lou Harrison's Suite for Violin and American Gamelan; and Steve Reich's Nagoya Marimbas. Performers include conductor Jahja Ling, pianist Andre-Michel Schub, violinists Cho-Liang Lin and Chee Yun, and percussionists David Cossin and Steven Schick.


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SummerFest 2005: Dancing to Beethoven

- (09/16/2005 59 minutes, #11029)
UCSD TV Productions


A program of three new dance works, in which UCSD Choreographer Allyson Green collaborates with SummerFest Young Artists, noted San Diego and Tijuana dancers, and UCSD percussionist Steven Schick. Presented by the La Jolla Music Society.


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red fish blue fish: Loud Americans

- (01/25/2002 58 minutes, #6154)
UCSD TV Productions


UCSD's premiere percussion ensemble, under the direction of Steven Schick, performs an eclectic program of works by contemporary American composers.


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Xenakis - Psappha

- (07/06/2001 10:02)

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Bang On A Can All-Stars

- (08/28/2000 53 minutes, #1425)
UCSD TV Productions


Steven Schick of the UCSD Music Department performs percussion with a modern music group.


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Reich: drumming

- (03/20/2000 58 minutes, #1519)
UCSD TV Productions


Music professor Steven Schick and his students perform Steve Reich's groundbreaking work for a large percussion ensemble.


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Aleck Karis and Steven Schick in Concert

- (10/04/1998 32 minutes, #108)
UCSD TV Productions


Two University of California music professors, Karis Aleck and Schick Steven, perform three piano percussions with great mastery and talent. These are Ferneyhough�s Bone Alphabet:, Rzewski�s Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues, and Lyon�s Benzene Glucose.


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Caught by the Sky with Wire: The Beiser/Schick Project

- (04/11/1997 59 minutes, #2872)
UCSD TV Productions


Virtuoso percussionist Steven Schick is joined by award-winning cellist and fellow Bang On A Can performer Maya Beyer in a diverse program of works by 20th-century composers, including pieces specially commissioned for the duo. Chinary Ung: Grand Alap (a window in the sky).


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Red Fish Blue Fish

- (01/31/1997 46 minutes, #2805)
UCSD TV Productions


UCSD Music Professor Steven Schick leads a percussion ensemble in a virtuoso performance of works by such modern masters as Cage, Varese, Xenakis and Reich.


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UCSD Conversations: Strum, Schick, Komives

- (05/24/1994 58 minutes, #932)
UCSD TV Productions


Professor Shirley Strum speaks about her primate research in Kenya, Steven Schick of the UCSD Music Department discusses modern percussion, and Professor Komives discusses her drug design research in this episode of UCSD Conversations.


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Steven Schick Interview

- ( 7 minutes, #14339)
UCSD TV Productions


Steven Schick performs David Lang's "The Anvil Chorus" at the Bang on a Can Marathon in the World Financial Center Winter Garden in NYC around midnight on June 3, 2007.


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