2021  Musicrss

  • June 07, 2021

    Nicholas Hidy

    It’s tough being a performing arts major when all the performing arts spaces are shut down. That’s the predicament Nick Hidy, who plays the French horn and trombone, found himself in as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe. But, as they say, out of adversity comes innovation.

  • May 19, 2021

    UC Santa Cruz names Celine Parreñas Shimizu new dean of Arts Division

    UC Santa Cruz has appointed award-winning filmmaker and film scholar Celine Parreñas Shimizu as dean of the Arts Division, effective July 1.

  • May 06, 2021

    Creating a soundtrack and adding a heartbeat to the struggle for prison abolition

    UCSC’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present ‘Music for Abolition'--an artist panel featuring three-time Grammy-award winning musician Terri Lyne Carrington with a dozen prominent guest musicians.

  • February 24, 2021

    Notes of resistance

    History Professor Eric Porter delves deeply into jazz improvisation as a means for "resistance, survival, and promoting one’s own resiliency."