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David Kant playing in the Happy Valley Band

The Happy Valley Band is a deconstruction of the Great American Songbook through the use of state-of-the-art machine listening technologies. The project is directed by composer and Music DMA graduate student David Kant, who has developed custom software to separate, analyze, and transcribe the voices and backing bands of American pop icons — Elvis... [more]

Arts Events

  • The Crochet Coral Reef project responds to the environmental crisis of global warming and the escalating problem of oceanic plastic trash. Residing at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology, handicraft, and community art practice, the Crochet Coral Reef highlights not o

    Fri, Feb 10, 2017 to Sat, May 6, 2017
    Mary Porter Sesnon Gallery, Porter College
  • Wild Rumpus features UCSC alumnus Giacomo Fiore, PhD (guitars), and faculty member Nat Berman (conductor).

    Fri, Apr 7, 2017, 7:30 pm
    Recital Hall, UCSC Music Center
  • This year’s Hesterian Musicism concert is an interdisciplinary "3-dimensional ritual story" that unfolds as electroacoustic music, dance, visual art, digital art, and spoken-word narrative.

    Fri, Apr 14, 2017, 7:30 pm
    Recital Hall, UCSC Music Center
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