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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...

Beall Couple Receives Commemorative Star

More than 200 attendees gathered at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts on March 10th to honor local philanthropic couple Joan and Don Beall for their longtime support of the Orange County arts community...

New Swan Shakespeare Festival Accepting Applications for Summer Apprenticeships

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts Drama Department at UC Irvine is now accepting applications from high school and college students to be an intern during the summer season of the New Swan Shakespeare Festival. The New Swan Apprentice program...

Snapshot: The Witty Professor

Valley girl Sandra Tsing Loh of public radio’s “The Loh Down on Science” brings her sharp humor to UC Irvine this quarter—and opens a new chapter in her famously complicated left-brain, right-brain life.

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...

Dancing outside the body

Saturday will be marked by three free panel discussions — before the 7 p.m. show — with one following on Sunday. Conversations will center on the use of ancient gestures, performative explorations of Indian dance theater and the future of the craft...

Year in Review 2012-13

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts had a very active and fulfilling 2012-13.  Our faculty, students and staff made enormous contributions to the university and the community.  Our alumni were active in their fields of endeavor, and our faculty spread their expertise to far-flung places...