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Announcement

Mika Pelo Receives a Guggenheim Fellowship
April 5, 2018

Black and white photograph of Mika Pelo.

UC Davis Associate Professor of Music and Swedish composer Mika Pelo has received a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Announcement

Josiah Catalan wins 1st Prize
National Association of Composers, USA

UC Davis graduate student Josiah Catalan won first place in the 2017 NACUSA (National Association of Composers/USA) Composition Competition  for his piece titled Wanderlustwritten for flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion.

Upcoming Events

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Picnic Day: Open House and Instrument Expedition
Grace & Grant Noda Lobby, Ann E. Pitzer Center

From instruments of the standard symphony orchestra to the instruments of the island of Java, come take a hands-on look at musical instruments from around the world. Free.

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
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UC Davis Symphony Orchestra: Picnic Day
Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

Jonathan Spatola-Knoll and Christian Baldini conducting

A brief concert program that includes selections from Elgar’s Enigma Variations.

Free, no tickets necessary

Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA
Event

CANCELLED; No noon concert today!
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

The Percussion Students of Chris Froh: Compositions by UC Davis Students will instead take place on Friday, May 24, 2018, at 5 pm.

Free (a Shinkoskey Noon Concert)

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
Event

Dan Dediu, composer
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Dan Dediu is a Romanian composer of mostly stage, orchestral, chamber, choral, vocal, and piano works that have been performed throughout Europe and elsewhere. Dediu graduated in composition at the Academy of Music in Bucharest in 1989, where he studied with Stefan Niculescu, Dan Constantinescu, Dan Buciu, and Octavian Nemescu.

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
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Valentina Sandu-Dediu
Room 266, Everson Hall

Acclaimed musicologist and pianist Valentina Sandu-Dediu was born on November 27, 1966, in Bucharest. She is presently a professor at the Department of Musicology and Education at the National University of Music Bucharest (NUMB), and has been a Permanent Fellow at the New Europe College, Bucharest, since 2010.

Everson Hall, Davis, CA
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Faculty Recital:
Michael Goldberg, guitar

Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Antonio Lauro: 3 Waltzes

Maurice Ohana: Tiento (Homage to de Falla)

J. S. Bach: Cello Suite in E-flat Major, BWV 1010

Dušan Bogdanović: Canticles
with Marc Teicholz, guitar

Sandor Jemnitz: Trio
with Anna Presler, violin, and Phyllis Kamrin, viola

Isaac Albeniz: Mallorca, Cadiz, and Sevilla

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

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
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UC Davis Baroque Ensemble and the Davis High School Baroque Orchestra
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Phebe Craig, Michael Sand, and Angelo Moreno, directors

Corelli: Concerto Grosso

Johann Bernhard Bach: Orchestral Suite

Lully: Le bourgeois gentilhomme

Handel: Organ Concerto No. 13 in F Major
(“The Cuckoo and the Nightingale”)
with Kohlin Sekizawa, organ

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

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA
Event

Miranda Cuckson, violin: Graduate Student Works
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center

Works by graduate student composers at UC Davis, including Addie Camsuzou, Josiah Catalan, Sam Clark-McHale, Daniel Godsil, Aida Shirazi, Sarah Wald, and Fang-Wei Luo.

Ann E. Pitzer Center, Davis, CA

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