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Reynolds Elected as an Honorary Member
American Musicological Society

Professor Christopher Reynolds was elected an honorary member of the American Musicological Society (AMS) at their 2017 meeting in Rochester, New York, along with Thomas Forrest Kelly, Malena Kuss, and Judy Tsou.

According to the AMS By-laws, Honorary and Corresponding members of the AMS are those scholars “who have made outstanding contributions to furthering its stated object and whom the Society wishes to honor.”

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“What I did with
my winter break”

Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Percussion students of UC Davis.

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra: “Revision/s”
Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

David Robertson, music director

Works for chamber orchestra written by Revision/s Festival composer fellows Jenny Beck and Lily Chen, and UC Davis graduate students Phil Acimovic and Chris Castro.

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s residency activities are supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Founded in 1880, the St. Louis Symphony is recognized internationally as an ensemble of the highest caliber, performing a broad musical repertoire with skill and spirit. The symphony continues to build upon its reputation for musical excellence while maintaining its commitment to local education and community activities.

A consummate musician, masterful programmer and dynamic presence, David Robertson has established himself as one of today’s most sought-after American conductors. A passionate and compelling communicator with an extensive orchestral and operatic repertoire, he has forged close relationships with major orchestras around the world through his exhilarating music-making and stimulating ideas.

Free, no tickets required.

Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center
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“Revision/s” Festival:
Empyrean Ensemble

Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Mika Pelo, director

[Pre-concert talk with the composers at 6:15 pm.]

Works written by “Revision/s” Composer Fellows Oren Boneh and Natalie Draper.

The Empyrean Ensemble presents engaging, thought-provoking, eclectic programs, enabling audiences to experience new musical sensations delivered with high artistry by its seven extraordinary core players—the finest new music performers in California. Ensemble-in-residence at UC Davis, Empyrean has premiered more than 200 works and performed throughout California, including appearances at many prominent music festivals and concert series.

$10 Students and Children, $20 Adults (Open Seating)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
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Living Earth Show: “Revision/s”
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Travis Andrews, electric guitar
Andy Meyerson, percussion

Works written by “Revision/s” Festival Composer Fellows Christine Burke and Laura Schwartz.

The San Francisco-based ensemble uses the traditions of classical and experimental music as tools to allow artists of all disciplines to create their most ambitious works and respond to the world in which they live. Memorizing every work it performs, The Living Earth Show thrives on pushing the boundaries of technical and artistic possibility in its presentation of commissioned electro-acoustic chamber music.

$10 Students and Children, $20 Adults (Open Seating)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
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Stacey Pelinka, flute, and Leighton Fong, cello
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Works by Bach, Elliott Carter, and John MacCallum.

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
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Michael Sand, Baroque violin
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
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UC Davis Symphony Orchestra:
Elgar and Schubert

Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

Jeffrey Thomas, conductor

Elgar: Introduction and Allegro
Jolán Friedhoff and Dagenais Smiley, violin
Ellen Ruth Rose, viola, and Susan Lamb Cook, cello

Schubert: Mass No. 2 in G Major
with the University Chorus

Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme (“Enigma”)

$10 Students and Children, $20 Adults (Assigned Seating)

Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA
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French Masterworks
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Chase Spruill, violin | Robert Levine, viola
Susan Lamb Cook, cello | Andrei Baumann, piano

Ravel: String Quartet in F Major

Fauré: Piano Quartet in C Minor

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA

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