UC San Diego's Department of Music
May 04, 2012
NEWS OF THE WEEK
MUSIC GRAD STUDENT GRACE LESLIE co-curates Mozart & the Mind at the Neurosciences Institute on May 19 at 6:30 pm. Grace is a researcher at the Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience. The expo includes interactive installations and demonstrations exploring the music-brain connection.
UCSD'S STEVEN SCHICK WRAPS FIRST SEASON AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF SAN FRANCISCO CONTEMPORARY MUSIC PLAYERS: S.F. critic says it was "a lively and rewarding one, full of inventive programming and musical excellence."
CONTRABASSIST AND MUSIC FACULTY MEMBER MARK DRESSER'S NEW TELEMATIC CONCERT streams live tonight (May 4) at 7 pm, connecting musicians at New York University and in Seoul. The performance is a collision between Korean Shaman Music and Jazz. Meanwhile Dresser's Trio M has earned an upbeat review on public radio's California Report.
COMPOSER AND MUSIC ALUMNUS PAUL DRESHER WILL BE AN ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE at the Atlantic Center for the Arts from May 14 to June 3.
PERCUSSIONIST AND MUSIC ALUMNUS JUSTIN DEHART is a member of Los Angeles Percussionist Quartet, which has just released a new DVD.
COMPOSER AND MUSIC ALUM NICHOLAS DEYOE'S ALBUM "with throbbing eyes" is featured on New Yorker music critic Alex Ross's "Nightafternight" playlist.
MUSIC ALUM BONNIE WRIGHT'S FRESH SOUND SERIES CONTINUES with Focus on New York featuring BRIM: Eva Beglarian and Mary Rowell. The performance is May 10 at 8 pm at Space 4 Art in downtown San Diego.
STRADIVARI, GUARNERI fetch grandi dollari.
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