UC San Diego's Department of Music

June 29, 2012

  MUSIC PhD CANDIDATE AARON HELGESON CHECKS IN FROM IRCAM IN PARIS, where he is involved with the Manifeste 2012 festival. UCSD's Philippe Manoury is a featured composer on several concerts. Aaron's new work Nor eyes, nor thou, based on a Walt Whitman poem, is being premiered by the French new music ensemble Les Cris De Paris. Composer and PhD student Paul Hembree's Light, Frozen and Refracted is being premiered by Ensemble Intercontemporain.

UCSD JAZZ CAMP WRAPS ITS WEEKLONG 10th ANNIVERSARY SESSION TONIGHT (JUNE 29) WITH A FREE 6:30 PM CONCERT in the music department's Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall. Several student groups will perform, along with jazz camp mentors probably including David Borgo and Gerry Hemingway.

IN HAMBURG, UCSD COMPOSER AND MUSIC FACULTY MEMBER KATHARINA ROSENBERGER is at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater giving master classes, working on her latest compositions, and participating in the Natur & Trash concert.

UCSD COMPOSER LEI LIANG GAVE A LECTURE ON JUNE 27 at the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber in Dresden, Germany.

MUSIC FACULTY MEMBER SHLOMO DUBNOV'S KAMZA AND BAR KAMZA will be broadcast five times on Jewish Life TV: July 23 (3 pm), July 24 (6 pm), July 25 (9 pm ET and PT), and July 27 (4 pm). JLTV is carried by Cox Cable, DirecTV, and other providers.

FACULTY COMPOSER CHINARY UNG WILL BE HONORED IN SEPTEMBER at a banquet at the Imagining Cambodia conference at Northern Illinois University. Composer and UCSD music alumnus Adam Greene will pay tribute to Chinary with a biographical presentation, followed by a concert of Chinary's music.
SOPRANO AND MUSIC FACULTY MEMBER SUSAN NARUCKI will be in residence at the Yellow Barn Chamber Music Festival in Putney, Vermont from July 1 to July 15. One of the country's most exciting festivals, Yellow Barn offers an eclectic mix of old and new repertoire, and the opportunity for graduate students and young professionals to work alongside faculty artists in preparing works for performance.  During her residency, Susan will perform works by J.S. Bach, Shostakovich's Romanzen Suite, Jonathan Harvey's Song Offerings and Alexander Raskotov's Let there be Night. During August, Susan will travel to Salt Bay Chamberfest, in Damariscotta, Maine. Founded by cellist Wilhelmina Smith, the festival features performances by the Brentano String Quartet, principal members of the New York Philharmonic and distinguished guests. At the festival's opening concert (August 14), Susan will perform songs by Franz Schubert and Lukas Foss' classic Time Cycle in its chamber version for voice, percussion, clarinet, and keyboard.

UCSD MUSICIANS EARNED UPBEAT COVERAGE from San Diego Reader music critic Robert Bush recently.

JAZZ PIANIST AND MUSIC ALUMNUS Danny Green will perform July 1 at the "Loving Local Music, Loving Local Food" fundraiser for Jazz 88.3 FM at Hotel Solamar (435 Sixth Ave., San Diego). There are only a few seats left. Danny also appears July 7 at 8 pm with the Allison Adams Tucker Quartet, at Eddie V's in La Jolla.

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