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June 15, 2012
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  COMPOSER AND UCSD MUSIC GRAD STUDENT YEUNG-PING CHEN'S Light and Tear for solo violin, composed for June in Buffalo, premiered last week. Violin virtuoso Yuki Numata played the piece at Baird Recital Hall. New York Times music critic Allan Kozinn called Light and Tear "spare but appealing." UCSD music alumnus David Felder is artistic director of June in Buffalo.

BEST OF ICAM: PRESENTATIONS AND DEMOS takes place tonight (June 15) from 5 pm to 8 pm at Calit2 Digital Cinema Auditorium. ICAM graduate Tiffany J. Hopkins will give the keynote.

UCSD SITAR MASTER KARTIK SESHADRI PERFORMS WITH PIPA VIRTUOSO WU MAN on June 16 at 7 pm at the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad. Their collaboration dates back to Philip Glass' Orion Project.

THE SOUNDON FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSIC CONTINUES JUNE 15 AND JUNE 16 at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library in La Jolla and features several UCSD music alumni and grad students.

CONTRABASSIST AND MUSIC FACULTY MEMBER MARK DRESSER performed at the VisionQuest experimental jazz event in NYC.

STEVEN SCHICK DIRECTED PERFORMANCES OF JOHN LUTHER ADAMS' MUSIC AT THE OJAI FESTIVAL, and in the San Francisco Bay Area.

DAVID BORGO PRESENTED A PAPER at the Skin Surface Circuit conference at McGill University in Montreal.
  

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