Winifred Smith Hall

Celebrating 60 Years of Artistry: Jerzy Kosmala, viola

Faculty Artist Series

Celebrating 60 Years of Artistry

Jerzy Kosmala, viola

Lorna Griffitt, piano
Haroutune Bedelian, violin

 

November 5, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Join us for a special recital celebrating internationally acclaimed violist and UCI Professor Jerzy Kosmala on 60 years of artistic work, including teaching and performing. This concert kicks off the 2022-23 Faculty Artist Series for the Department of Music.

Dr. Sharon Mann: Piano Master Class

Dr. Sharon Mann: Piano Master Class

Organized by UCI Music Professor Nina Scolnik

 

November 4, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Sharon Mann is Professor of Piano and Chamber Music at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. A respected soloist and ensemblist, Dr. Mann is widely regarded for her penetrating interpretations of Bach’s keyboard music. Her re-release of Bach’s Six Partitas has been received with international praise.

 

Free admission

2022-23 Faculty Artist Series: Matt Hare, double bass

Faculty Artist Series

Matt Hare, double bass

 

January 20, 2023 at 8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Matt Hare is a double bassist, composer, and educator based in Southern California. Last season he performed a solo recital in Los Angeles featuring his own compositions written over the Pandemic. In the upcoming season he will premier his orchestration of Hayk Arsenyan’s Stratum, a concertante for double bass and piano, with the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia.

2022-23 Faculty Artist Series: Kei Akagi and Friends

Faculty Artist Series

Kei Akagi and Friends

Kei Akagi, piano
Darek Oles, bass
Jason Harnell, drums

 

April 14 & 15, 2023 at 8:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall

Internationally renowned pianist and composer Kei Akagi takes the stage for his annual concert for an evening of modern jazz. He will be joined by fellow UCI faculty members Darek Oles and Jason Harnell. This trio has been together for over 30 years.