Aiyun Huang Joins The Gassmann Electronic Music Series

The Gassmann Electronic Music Studio in the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at UC Irvine presents Wired Percussion: A concert of music for percussion and computers by Aiyun Huang, Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. in Winifred Smith Hall on the

Opera sets Pearl Harbor commemoration

On Sunday in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Riverside Lyric Opera together with the UCI Symphony Orchestra and nationally acclaimed soprano Natalie Mann will perform a concert of patriotic songs and other inspiring works...

UCI Symphony brings German melodies to Soka

The UCI Symphony Orchestra presents its first concert of the school year Saturday at Soka Performing Arts Center. The student musicians, directed by Stephen Tucker, will perform pieces by German classical composers Felix Mendelssohn and Max Bruch. Bruch

Trio Céleste impresses at Nixon Library

The Trio Céleste, which gave a short performance Sunday afternoon as part of the free concerts series at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, is a first-class ensemble. Formed two years ago, the group – pianist Kevin Kwan Loucks and violinist Iryna...

Neil Rolnick’s Mastering of Music and Technology

In the late 1970s, Neil boldly –– not without criticism –– pioneered the incorporation of early computers into musical performance. By creating and layering musical samples on top of each other, Neil discovered a whole new realm of possibilities. His...

UCI Professor-Violinist Haroutune Bedelian Presents Master Class to Saddleback Violin Students

UCI Music Professor Haroutune Bedelian is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, London, where, at age 20, he won the first prize in the BBC Violin Competition. He has performed in major cities, festivals, and concert halls throughout North and...

COUNTERTENORS MAKE HISTORY IN DIDO & AENEAS

UCI faculty and alum: From the iconic Three Tenors to the Three Mo’ Tenors who made a name for themselves in classical circles throughout the 90s, we fast forward to October 2014 where LA Opera presents a historic first! Meet The Three Countertenors...

Santa Ana High and UCI together in harmony

UC Irvine Symphony Orchestra members unpack their instruments behind the stage of the Bill Medley Auditorium at Santa Ana High School. Santa Ana High orchestra students then help guide their colleagues through the maze of corridors leading to the stage.

'Bach's Lunch' offers classical flavor at UC Irvine

Classical music lovers at UC Irvine were given a lunchtime treat April 9 as a host of cellists performed the works of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach for the “Bach’s Lunch” concert in the Arts Amphitheater. This was the second annual Bach’s...

Living with a 324-year-old, $5 million Stradivarius

Iryna Krechkovsky looks like a typical grad student waiting in line at the Peet’s coffeehouse near UC Irvine. She has a purse over her shoulder and a glossy black hard-sided instrument backpack. Inside is a 324-year-old Stradivarius violin worth $5...