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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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

Choral Holiday Spectacular

UCI Chamber Singers

Dr. Irene Messoloras, conductor

 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Celebrate the holidays with UCI Chamber Singers “Choral Holiday Spectacular” concert. The choir brings the spirit of the holiday season to life through joyful renditions of traditional and classic holiday music. This fun family concert will put you and your loved ones in a festive mood. Performance will take place at Winifred Smith Hall.

Free admission. Seating is first-come, first-served.



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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Gassmann Electronic Music Series

21C: The Living Earth Show: Hyphen

 

Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

Hyphen showcases new works written for The Living Earth Show by Iranian electroacoustic music composers of different generations: Alireza Mashayekhi, Aida Shirazi, Farnood HaghaniPour, and Nima Rowshan. The concert celebrates Mashayekhi's 80th birthday, and features the world premiere of his new work Labyrinth II.

Free admission.

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January 25 - 8:00 pm
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The Living Earth Show, Hyphen

Saxophones with Strings Attached

 

Saturday, February 1, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Swedish saxophonist Anders Lundegård performs his own compositions alongside classical masterpieces of the 18th- and 20th-century on soprano, alto and baritone saxophones, accompanied by UCI pianist Yuliya Minina and UCI string students. Known for his witty presentations, Lundegård offers asides on Swedish and American culture and the saxophone’s legacy.

Free admission

Presented with generous support from UCI Illuminations



February 1 - 8:00 pm
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Saxophones with strings attached

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

UCI Jazz Small Groups

Winter 2020 Concert

 

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The UCI undergraduate jazz program will 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



February 19 - 8:00 pm
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UCI Jazz Small Groups

UCI Jazz Orchestra

Winter 2020 Concert

Dr. Bobby Rodriguez, conductor

 

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020

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



February 26 - 8:00 pm
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UCI Jazz Orchestra

UCI Wind Ensemble

Winter 2020 Concert

Kevin McKeown, conductor

 

Monday, Mar. 2, 2020

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



March 2 - 8:00 pm
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Wind Ensemble Winter Concert

Noon Showcase Concert

Winter 2020

 

Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020

12:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Come and enjoy an afternoon of outstanding musical performances. This Noon Showcase features talented vocalists and instrumentalists covering a wide variety of disciplines including classical, jazz, and electronic styles.

Free admission



March 4 - 12:00 pm
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Noon Showcase Concert

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

UCI Chamber Singers

Winter 2020 Concert

Dr. Seth Houston, director

 

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2020

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



March 11 - 8:00 pm
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UCI Chamber Singers

UCI Vocal Arts Welcomes Lori Laitman

 

Saturday, Mar. 14, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Described by Fanfare Magazine as “one of the most talented and intriguing of living composers, ” Lori Laitman has composed multiple operas and choral works, and over 250 songs, setting texts by classical and contemporary poets. Students will sing some of her songs, in anticipation of presenting the West Coast premiere of her opera, The Scarlet Letter.

Free admission

Presented with generous support from UCI Illuminations



March 14 - 8:00 pm
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UCI Vocal Arts Welcomes Lori Laitman

Chamber Music Concert

Winter 2020

 

Monday, Mar. 16, 2020

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

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

Free admission



March 16 - 8:00 pm
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Chamber Music Concert

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)