Department of Music News Archive 2022-02-14


This Week in Music

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February 14 - 20, 2022


Berglind Tómasdóttir & Björg Brjánsdóttir, flutes

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

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Berglind Tómasdóttir, D.M.A. '13 and Björg Brjánsdóttir, flutes will be performing in the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall on Tuesday, February 15 at 5:00 p.m. The evening will feature the premiere of a new piece composed by Bára Gísladóttir as well as the screening of Berglind Tómasdóttir's video essay The Origin of Things and a Q&A at the end of the concert.


Carolyn Chen — Stomachs of Ravens (2018)

Berglind Tómasdóttir — Bambaló (2013)

Ingibjörg Ýr Skarphéðinsdóttir — Iða (2015)

Tryggvi M. Baldvinsson — Riposo (2015)

The Origin of Things (2021)

Video Essay by Berglind Tómasdóttir

Berglind Tómasdóttir & Björg Brjánsdóttir — Spuni (2022)

Bára Gísladóttir — Growl Power (2022)

Anna Thorvaldsdóttir — Ethereality (2011)

Q&A with Berglind Tómasdóttir & Björg Brjánsdóttir, flutes

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MUS 103A Class Concert

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

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Students in the MUS 103A composition seminar instructed by Distinguished Professor of Music Chinary Ung presents their works on Wednesday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall.

Featured Works:

Albert Miao: Kuafu

Chris Lin: Wish

Hailey Myers: Threnody for Annabel Lee

Jacob Alvarez-Alaba: Untitled

Jeremy Greenstein: Stars at Night

Samuel Calto: Embrace

Shawn Wadhwani: Subconscious


Stefanie Quintin-Avila, voice

Matthew Henson, double bass

Kosuke Matsuda, percussion

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Ilana Waniuk, violin - D.M.A. Recital II

Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

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Violinist Ilana Waniuk presents her second D.M.A. recital featuring works by Sofia Gubaidulina, Jessie Cox, and Anqi Liu on Thursday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Conrad Prebys Concert Hall. 


Ilana Waniuk - violin

Mari Kawamura - piano

Joseph Bourdeau - drumset


Ilana Waniuk - improvisation with fixed media

Jessie Cox - The Masked Whole/Hole for Violin and Cyborg-drumset (2019)

with Joseph Bordeau - drumset

Sofia Gubaidulina - Dancer on a Tightrope for violin and piano (1992)

with Mari Kawamura - piano

Anqi Liu - A window on an Absurd Scene - for violin and fixed media (2022) *

* world premiere

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University of California San Diego Guidelines for In Person Events

The UC San Diego Department of Music will be opening our concerts to both internal and external audiences starting February 2022. All guests will be required to RSVP for all concerts that are both free and ticketed. RSVP at

As per University mandates, audiences will be required to wear masks at all times while indoors and will be subject to the following requirements:

UC San Diego students, staff and faculty must show their daily symptom screener:

  • Must have green or yellow thumb to attend event.
  • Must have green thumb if food is being served.

All visitors and guests (non-affiliates) attending a UC San Diego onsite event must:

  • Provide proof of vaccination OR
  • Provide a recent (within the last 48 hours) negative COVID-19 test result.

If you are unable to meet these requirements, please continue to tune-in to our concerts virtually at

Learn more about the University's Indoor Event Requirements.

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