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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ILLUMINATIONS: Vocal Arts Alumni Recital

Dr. Philip Harris, with special guest Dalia Rodriguez
 

Friday, October 25, 2019

8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

UCI vocal arts alumni Dr. Philip Harris and Dalia Rodriguez present an inspirational recital of songs, arias, and spirituals. Dr. Harris, who has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Davies Hall, and the Aspen Festival, has introduced audiences nationwide to music by Black American composers through lectures, masterclasses, and recitals.

Free Admission

Presented with generous support from UCI Illuminations



October 25 - 8:00 pm
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2019-20 Faculty Artist Series

1947 - Alan Terricciano, piano

 

Saturday, November 9, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The events of 1947, from the birth of the Cold War to the first reports of UFOs, reverberate to this day. Pianist Alan Terricciano explores the year 1947 through the lens of the extraordinary piano music produced that year by Prokofiev, Ustwolskaja, Wolpe, Monk, Talma, Cage and Hovhaness.

Tickets
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $6



November 9 - 8:00 pm
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Faculty Artist Series: 1947 - Alan Terricciano, piano

UCI Jazz Small Groups

Fall Concert 2019

 

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI undergraduate jazz program presents 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



November 13 - 8:00 pm
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UCI Jazz Orchestra Fall Concert

Dr. Bobby Rodriguez, conductor

 

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Please join 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.

Free admission



November 20 - 8:00 pm
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UCI Jazz Orchestra

UCI Wind Ensemble Fall Concert

Kevin McKeown, conductor

 

Monday, December 2, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

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

Free admission



December 2 - 8:00 pm
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UCI Wind Ensemble - Fall Concert

UCI Chamber Singers

Dr. Seth Houston, director

 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

UCI Chamber Singers presents songs for the season from the Renaissance through the present, including original compositions by Seth Houston. UCI Chamber Singers presents songs for the season from the Renaissance through the present, including original compositions by Seth Houston.

Free admission



December 4 - 8:00 pm
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UCI Chamber Singers

2019-20 Faculty Artist Series

Sarah Koo (cello) and Friends

 

Friday, December 6, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Cellist Sarah Koo will be joined by fellow UCI colleagues for an evening of chamber music celebrating the collaboration of the Department of Music's faculty.

Tickets
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $6



December 6 - 8:00 pm
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Sarah Koo

UCI Chamber Music Concert

 

Monday, December 9, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

A program featuring talented students from UCI’s Department of Music performing chamber music masterworks.

Free admission



December 9 - 8:00 pm
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2019-20 Faculty Artist Series

Kei Akagi (piano) and Friends

 

February 14 - 15, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

An annual favorite featuring a jazz program
More info coming soon!

Performances
Evenings: Feb. 14, 15 at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $6



February 14 - 8:00 pm, February 15 - 8:00 pm
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Faculty Artist Series: Kei Akagi (piano) and Friends

2019-20 Faculty Artist Series

Jerzy Kosmala, viola

 

Saturday, March 7, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Internationally acclaimed violist Jerzy Kosmala joins the 2019-20 Faculty Artist Series for the Department of Music at UCI.

Tickets
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $6



March 7 - 8:00 pm
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Faculty Artist Series: Jerzy Kosmala, viola

2019-20 Faculty Artist Series

Lorna Griffitt (piano)

 

Saturday, April 4, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Department of Music Professor, and International Artist, Lorna Griffitt
More info coming soon!

Tickets
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $6



April 4 - 8:00 pm
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Faculty Artist Series: Lorna Griffitt (piano)

2019-20 Faculty Artist Series

Hossein Omoumi

 

Saturday, April 25, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Classical Persian music is rooted in classical Persian poetry, one of the most ancient bodies of literature in the world. The music that arises from this poetry is deeply spiritual and mystical.

Tickets
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $6



April 25 - 8:00 pm
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Hossein Omoumi

2019-20 Faculty Artist Series

Mari Kimura (violin)

 

Sunday, May 17, 2020

2:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

An afternoon with Department of Music Professor Mari Kimua
More info coming soon!

Tickets
General admission: $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $16
Arts Subscribers: $14
UCI Students & Children under 17: $6



May 17 - 2:00 pm
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Faculty Artist Series: Mari Mimura (violin)