The Department of Music presents more than 100 events each year, including performances by the following ensembles. Audition information is posted prior to each quarter on the bulletin board outside of the main office in the Music Building. Most auditions take place during the week prior to the first day of instruction. To schedule an audition, visit the main office in person or call (530) 752-5537. To receive printed information on academic programs, to request a season brochure, or to subscribe to our e-mail events list, please contact us.
|UC Davis Symphony Orchestra
Christian Baldini, conductor
Music 141. Meets Tue and Thu, 7:10–9:40 pm at the Mondavi Center.
Jeffrey Thomas, conductor
Music 144. Meets Tue and Thu, 4:10–6 pm in 115 Music, with sectional
and orchestral rehearsals TBA.
|University Concert Band
Pete Nowlen, conductor
Music 143. Concert Band meets Mon and Wed, 4-6 pm, in 105 Music.
Sectional rehearsals TBA.
| UC Davis Gamelan Ensemble
Henry Spiller, instructor
Music 149. Meets Tue, 4–6 pm, in Ethnomusicology Ensemble Room (Art Annex 101).
Kurt Rohde & Mika Pelo, directors
A professional ensemble-in-residence devoted to the performance of
|UC Davis Jazz Band and Jazz Improvisation
Delbert Bump, director
Music 140 and 198. Jazz Band and Music. Meets Wednesdays. Band (7-10 pm)
in 105 Music, Improv (3-4 pm) and Combo (4-6 pm) in 108 Music.
| Samba School
Chris Froh, instructor
Music 150. Meets Thurs, 4:10-5 pm, in Ethnomusicology Ensemble Room (Art Annex 101).
|UC Davis Baroque Ensemble
Phebe Craig & Michael Sand, directors
Music 146. Meets Wed, 7:10–9 pm, in 108 Music.
| Korean Percussion Ensemble
Katherine Lee, instructor
Music 198. Meets Wed, 4:10-6 pm, in Ethnomusicology Ensemble Room (Art Annex 101).