Winifred Smith Hall

Winifred Smith Hall

With a seating capacity of 205 and wonderful acoustics, Winifred Smith Hall is primarily used as a concert hall, although both Drama and Dance occasionally mount performances here.  The Building was named to honor the generous contributions of music lover and Orange County philanthropist Winifred Smith.
 

 

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Choral Music at UCI presents:

Wet Ink Music for Choir

Sunday, June 11, 2017

4 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

UCI Chamber Singers and Concert Choir present choral music whose ink has not yet dried by exciting new voices in choral music.

Free admission and open to the public.



June 11 - 4:00 pm
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Trio Céleste Presents:

The Evolution of Ludwig van Beethoven with Special Guest Timothy Mangan

 

Sunday, June 4, 2017

3:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts proudly presents Ensemble-in-Residence Trio Céleste and Orange County Register Classical Music Critic Timothy Mangan in a unique collaboration exploring the creative evolution of Ludwig van Beethoven through his music for violin, cello, and piano.

Timothy Mangan

Tickets:
General $16
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
UCI Students & Children under 17 $6

(Trio Céleste, photo by Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)



June 4 - 3:00 pm
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UCI Jazz Orchestra Spring Concert

 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Join Dr. Bobby Rodriguez and the UCI Jazz Orchestra for an evening of the warm and exciting sounds of large-ensemble jazz music, including the classic repertoire of the big band era.

Tickets:
General $5

(photo by Skye Schmidt)



May 31 - 8:00 pm
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ICIT Showcase Concert


Thursday, May 25, 2017
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

Original new works by UCI Music Department first-year MA and Ph.D. students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation and Technology (ICIT). ICIT embraces diverse forms of contemporary music-making, challenging conventional distinctions between classical composition, computer music, improvisation and jazz.

Free admission. Public is welcome.

(Photo credit: Milton Salazar)

View more info on the Integrated Composition, Improvisation and Technology (ICIT) program



May 27 - 8:00 pm
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Jazz Concert: The UCI Small Groups


Wednesday, May 24, 2017
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI Undergraduate Jazz Program is having its quarterly concert to showcase the Small Group student ensembles. There will be several groups under the direction of the Jazz Faculty. Please join us for an evening of exciting music and improvisation.

Free admission. Public is welcome.

(Photo by Skye Schmidt)



May 24 - 8:00 pm
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UCI Wind Ensemble


Monday, May 22, 2017
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Kevin McKeown, performs both traditional and contemporary works written specifically for the wind band genre.

Free admission. Public is welcome.

(Photo by Greg Ozment)



May 22 - 8:00 pm
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Lukas Ligeti: Between Many Worlds

 

Friday, May 19, 2017

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Lukas Ligeti introduces himself to the UCI community with a concert showcasing the extreme breadth of his creative output. Marimba virtuoso Ji Hye Jung performs Thinking Songs, a solo work stretching the limits of this instrument, and Lukas' ensemble Notebook comes to Irvine from NYC to perform music combining composition and improvisation in far-reaching, original ways.

Tickets:
General $16
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
UCI Students & Children under 17 $6



May 19 - 8:00 pm
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Noon Showcase Concert

 

May 10, 2017

12:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

A free concert featuring outstanding performers from various disciplines in the Department of Music.

Free Admission. Public is Welcome.



May 10 - 12:00 pm
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Darryl Taylor and Jory Vinikour in Recital

 

Friday, May 5, 2017

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Darryl Taylor is joined by Grammy Award nominated harpsichordist Jory Vinikour, acknowledged as one of the world's leading players on that instrument, in a program of vocal music. Joining the duo will be Frances Bennett, soprano, Albert Lee, tenor, and Heather Vorwerck, viola da gamba. This program will feature works by Handel, Howells, Britten, and will premiere works by baroque composer, Rosanna Scalfi Marcello.

Pre-concert lecture by Dr.  John Glenn Paton, at 7:10 p.m.

The subject is in "The Solo Cantatas of Rosanna Scalfi Marcello"

Darryl Taylor, countertenor

Jory Vinikour, harpsichordist

Frances Bennett, soprano

Albert Lee, tenor

Heather Vorwerck, viola da gamba

Tickets:
General $16
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $15
UCI Students & Children under 17 $6

(Darryl Taylor, photo by Paul Kennedy ; Jory Vinikour photo by Nuccio di Nuzzo)



May 5 - 8:00 pm
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Invincible! 17th-Century Nuns Sing of Virgins and Martyrs


Wednesday, April 26, 2017   

8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

Cappella Artemisia, an internationally recognized female ensemble based in Italy, performs motets dedicated to great women of the Church, including Cristina of Bologna, Catherine of Alexandria, and Ursula with her 11,000 virgins, composed by and for 17th-century Italian nuns whose disembodied, angelic voices resounded from within the cloister.

Free admission. Open to the public.

Jointly sponsored by UCI Illuminations and the Department of Music



April 26 - 8:00 pm
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Gassmann Electronic Music Series

Now Hear Ensemble


Monday, April 24, 2017
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

The Now Hear Ensemble performs an eclectic mix of new musical works for instruments and computers, including world premiers by composers in the UCI PhD program in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology.

Free admission. Public is welcome.

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April 24 - 8:00 pm
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Choral Music at UCI presents:

The Many Voices of Moira Smiley

 

Friday, April 14, 2017

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

UCI Chamber Singers and Concert Choir joins forces with vocalist, composer, and “vocal shape-shifter” Moira Smiley to present a concert centering on Smiley’s works. An artist of extraordinary versatility, Smiley collaborates with top ensembles in early, contemporary, and world music including Solas, Kitka, Billy Childs, Sequentia, and Theatre of Voices.

Tickets:
General $10
UCI Students & Children under 17 $5



April 14 - 8:00 pm
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