Cal Performances: Upcoming Events

Compagnie Käfig; Pixel November 16 & 17, 8 pm Zellerbach Hall Compagnie Käfig merges elements of Brazilian urban dance and capoeira with hip-hop, modern dance, and circus arts in its break-neck productions. Pixel was created by founder Mourad Merzouki in … Continued

Mark Morris’ “The Hard Nut” Returns to Zellerbach Hall!

What holiday season would be complete without go-go boots, dancing G.I. Joes, gender-bending snowflakes, and a spirited, slightly out-of-control family Christmas party? Mark Morris’ The Hard Nut, “as gleefully irreverent as it is visually poetic and musically sensitive” (Dance Magazine), returns … Continued

DROP.TOWN Art Show 2015!

Don’t miss the DROP.TOWN Art Show! A group of Berkeley undergrads, graduate students, and alumni are working to develop the art/music community at Cal by building bridges and providing more opportunities to network, share, and learn from each other. Visit their … Continued

Yo Yo Ma

Cal Performances Announces 2014-15 Season

Season highlights include Yo-Yo Ma performing solo Bach at the Greek Theatre and a three-concert residency with Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; UCB students receive a 50% discount on single tickets.

ARC Announces 2014 Fellows

The Arts Research Center (ARC) has announced the selection of fellows for the 2014 ARC Fellows Program for UC Berkeley graduate students and faculty. The cohort, led by Professor Mary Ann Smart (Department of Music), includes faculty and students from a wide range of … Continued

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294 GSIs are celebrated as officially “Outstanding”

Of the many, many GSIs on campus, nearly 300 were singled out as Outstanding Graduate Student Instructors by the Graduate Division’s GSI Center — and 10 GSIs were given special recognition for their innovative solutions to teaching problems.

Jimmy Lopez

A nod from the Big Apple for a grad student composer

Toward the end of September 2008, the New York Times reviewed a concert by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and mentioned, in the same breath, music by Rachmaninoff, Respighi, and a new work, “Fiesta!”  “by a young Peruvian composer, Jimmy … Continued