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Dan Kennedy and Loren Mach, percussion
Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

Percussion duets by Ed Campion and Maki Ishi.

Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA
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“Ethnomusicology
Without Sex”
by Deborah Wong

Room 266, Everson Hall

Ethnomusicologists have barely addressed sexuality, sexual orientation, erotics, or sex. First, I consider how and why ethnomusicologists routinely address macro-phenomena like nationalism, globalization, ethnicity, and ritual, but not sexuality. Though colonialism had a global impact on attitudes about sexuality, ethnomusicologists have paid little attention to this despite our sustained interest in how colonialism fundamentally changed other social structures and—indeed—structures of feeling. Second, I address how certain ethnographic habits have led us to ignore what we learn about erotics. Our interlocutors may be more apt to musick about erotics (and less apt to talk about them), but the absence of talk becomes the ethnographic truth of the matter. Finally, I argue that ethnomusicological inattention to heteronormativity is a key absence. Our habits of aligning gender with women and sexuality with queerness has led to ethnomusicological silence on how heterosexism is musicked and indeed built into the majority of musics. My essay ends with a manifesto for ethnomusicological erotics.

Everson Hall, Davis, CA
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Griffith Jazz Nonet
Mondavi Center

Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA
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Igor Veligan, violin
Natsuki Fukasawa, piano

Mondavi Center

Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in G Major for Violin and Piano, op. 78

Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA
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Construction
Coll’s work opens festival

Music and Words

David Coll’s new work, Construction, is a two-part project that addresses the combination of music and installation art. Through fusion, gyration, alternation, dissolution, Construction is a two-hour event that will open the Music and Words festival. The assembled ensemble consists of artists Adam Carlin and Erich Richter; musicians Kristina Dutton and Teddy Rankin-Parker; and composers David Coll and Aaron Gervais.

Nelson Hall, Davis, CA
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Sō Percussion: Music and Words Noon Concert
Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

Steve Reich: Part I from Music for Pieces of Wood

Sō Percussion Members: sept/life is blank

John Cage: Story from Living Room Music

Free, non-ticketed

Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA, 95616
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Empyrean Ensemble:
Music and Words

Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Mondavi Center

Melinda Wagner: Four Settings for Soprano and Ensemble
   with Nikki Einfeld, soprano
   based on texts by Emily Dickinson, Denise Levertov,
   and Robert Desnos.

Melinda Wagner: Noggin for Solo Piano
   with Michael Seth Orland, piano

Tomás Gueglio: Knowledgeable Viuda

Seunghee Lee: Bon III, for Flute, Viola, Cello, and Percussion

Dan VanHassel: fzzl for Solo Snare Drum and Electronics

Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA, 95616

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