Faculty News

"Telematic Bridges" music course links students in California and Colombia

In August, 2017, UCI's Trevor School partnered with Santa Ana High School to lead a week-long "telematic" course for two groups of high school students, one in California and one in Manizales, Colombia. The two groups of students and instructors were linked by high-bandwidth internet using cutting-...

HAMILTON Stage Management Team Slated for L.A. Panel

The Stage Managers' Association of the United States (SMA) presents IN CONVERSATION WITH THE HAMILTON STAGE MANAGEMENT TEAM (Angelica Tour), hosted by Actors Co-op Theatre Company, a panel moderated by Joel Veenstra, SMA Western Regional Representative and Associate Head of Stage Management at UC...

Faculty Amanda Ross-Ho in New York

Mitchell-Innes & Nash is pleased to present an exhibition of installation, sculptures, and paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Amanda Ross-Ho: MY PEN IS HUGE, on view from September 7 to October 14, 2017. The exhibition is the gallery’s third solo exhibition with the artist, and will...

Faculty and Alumni Duo Excels on Rare All-Beethoven Program

John Schneiderman (guitar and terz guitar) and Hideki Yamaya (7-string guitar and guitar-in-D), provide us with a sumptuous recording on their period instruments (both originals and modern copies). 

Mari Kimura Joins the UCI Music Faculty

The UCI Music Department is pleased to welcome to its faculty Mari Kimura, a composer, performer, researcher, and leading figure in the field of interactive computer music. As a violinist Mari is renowned for her mastery of subharmonics—the production of pitches that sound up to an octave...

Professor Daniel Joseph Martinez participating in HOME - So Different, So Appealing at LACMA

Daniel Joseph Martinez will be participating in HOME - So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Organized in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, HOME - So Different, So Appealing ...

Rosalind Nashashibi, Featured in UAG show "On This Island" curated by Allyson Unzicker, nominated for Turner Prize

This morning, Tate Britain revealed that the four nominated artists for the 2017 Turner Prize are Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Büttner, Lubaina Himid, and Rosalind Nashashibi. The jury is formed by Dan Fox, co-editor of Frieze Magazine; the art critic Martin Herbert; LUX director...

Layers of Sound Create a Very Special Message

Michael Dessen, Associate Professor and the Robert and Marjorie Rawlins Chari of Music is featured.  

New Premieres by Nicole Mitchell in Brooklyn and Chicago

Flutist, composer and ensemble leader Nicole Mitchell premiered a new work called Maroon Cloud on March 29 for the Stone Commissioning Series, in Brooklyn at National Sawdust. On April 7  she will premiere a new work featuring the poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks as part of an Artist-In-Residence...

Flutist Nicole Mitchell brings Mali musicians to Chicago

Flutist Nicole Mitchell and her Black Earth Ensemble will play the world premiere of a commissioned work with Malian musicians Ballake Sissoko, Fassery Diabate and Fatim Kouyate on Sept. 23 in Chicago.

Daniel Joseph Martinez Receives Cisneros Fontanals Achievement Award

Roberts & Tilton congratulates Daniel Joseph Martinez, recipient of the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation's 2017 Achievement Award. The highly coveted award recognizes significant contributions by established artists representing the highest standards of creative excellence. A survey of...

Kevin Appel Solo Exhibition at Christopher Grimes Gallery

Opening Reception for the Artist: Saturday, March 18, 6:00 - 8:00 PM Christopher Grimes Gallery is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new works by Kevin Appel. Appel’s new series of paintings begin as primary arrangements: cut-out paper forms referencing the portholes of...

Bruce Yonemoto, The Imaginary Line Around the Earth, at the Luckman Gallery

Artist walkthrough by Bruce Yonemoto, with Juli Carson, of his exhibition The Imaginary Line Around the Earth currently on view at the Luckman Gallery Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 pm The Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA invites you to a walkthrough of the...

Exhibition co-curated by Prof. Simon Leung opens at Mackey Garage Top

You may add or subtract from the work: On the work of Christopher D'Arcangelo and Michael Asher With documents of works by Michael Asher and Christopher D'Arcangelo (including six films by Dean Inkster and Sébastien Pluot with Stephen Antonakos, Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Daniel Buren, Ben...

He's 'Bear'-ly recognizable

Jonathan Fineberg, visiting distinguished professor at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, is featured.

‘In sync’: Identical twins to conduct weekend concert at KU

Dr. Stephen Tucker, professor in the Department of Music and conductor for the UCI Symphony Orchestra, performed with his twin brother Paul Tucker at Kansas University on Saturday, February 17, 2017.  

The First Karaoke: Enka! opens at JACCC on 2/26

THE FIRST KARAOKE: ENKA! SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26 - SUNDAY, APRIL 2 OPENING RECEPTION FEBRUARY 26, 1 - 3 PM DOIZAKI GALLERY Bruce Yonemoto’s new body of work, a multi-channel media installation, refreshes the original political content of Enka songs. In addition to Yonemoto's...

Kojiro Umezaki and Silk Road Ensemble win 2017 Grammy for Best World Music Album

The Silk Road Ensemble, led by cellist Yo-Yo Ma and featuring UCI Associate Professor Kojiro Umezaki as composer and performer on shakuhachi won the 2017 Grammy for their album, Sing Me Home, a tribute to the ways culture can help us encounter, connect, and build something new. The Music of...