Upcoming Events

UCI Jazz Orchestra Spring Concert


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

The Jazz Orchestra Spring Concert will bring together, for the first time, director of choral activities Dr. Seth Houston and his UCI Chamber Singers with the UC Irvine Jazz Orchestra. A wonderful evening of vocal & instrumental jazz at its finest! 

Free admission

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ICIT Student Concert

New music by students of the UCI Music Department's innovative graduate program

Friday, May 25, 2018
8:00 pm
Winifred Smith Hall

The tenth annual concert presenting original new works by Ph.D. students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology (ICIT) in the UCI Music Department.

Free admission. Public is welcome.

(Photo credit: Milton Salazar)

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Music Department Spring Soirée


Wednesday, May 30, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Celebrating outstanding graduating students in an elegant evening concert. Featuring solo performance, chamber music, small jazz, and contemporary music ensembles. Please join us for a reception before the concert.


General $13
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $11
UCI Students &...
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American Idiot

Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer; Music by Green Day; Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong        

Directed by Andrew Palermo


June 2 – 9, 2018

Claire Trevor Theatre

Bold, brash, and fun, American Idiot takes Green Day’s chart-topping 2005 punk rock album and brings it vibrantly to life. American Idiot follows a young anti-hero, Johnny, the self-proclaimed “Jesus of Suburbia” and his two buddies, Will and Tunny, as...
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Trio Céleste Presents: Piano Trio Masterworks


Sunday, June 3, 2018

4:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

Recipients of the 2017 Emerging Artist Award from Arts Orange County, international chamber music ensemble Trio Céleste continues to electrify audiences here and abroad in venues including the Chicago Cultural Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, New York’s Carnegie Hall, and Seoul Arts Center in South Korea. Join the Claire Trevor School of...
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UCI Guitar Studies Concert



Wednesday, June 6, 2018

12:00 pm

Arts Amphitheatre

UCI guitar students present a program of solos, duos, trios, and quartets selected from six centuries of repertoire by composers from around the world.

Free admission

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Student Exhibitions

Spring Quarter


June 7 – 15, 2018

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 7, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Undergraduate Honors Thesis Exhibition

University Art Gallery


Select Undergrad Exhibition

Curated by Critical & Curatorial MFA Program

Room Gallery, ACT Room 2206


All exhibitions are free admission and open to the public.


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UCI Symphony Orchestra

Dr. Stephen Tucker, conductor

“Joy Comes after Pain” – Guillaume Apollinaire

Friday, June 8, 2018

8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

The UCI Symphony Orchestra presents “A Season of Joy.” This concert will feature Duke Ellington’s Giggling Rapids and Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 104, “London.” The Symphony is also thrilled to present the world premiere of a newly composed jazz piano concerto by UCI Music professors...
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Chamber Music Recital

Spring Concert 2018


Monday, June 11, 2018

8:00 pm

Winifred Smith Hall

A program featuring talented students from UCI’s Department of Music performing chamber music masterworks.

Free admission

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The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine is pleased to present an academic year of exhibitions, performances, concerts, and special events taking place on campus for the 2017-18 season.

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LASER Talk: Empathy in Machine Learning


Wednesday, August 8, 2018

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Location to be Announced

As Machine Learning reaches new heights, how are programmers and developers addressing human-like interfaces, interactions, and decision-making – specifically, when it comes the emulation of empathy? Conversation may include philosophical and ethical topics, in addition to the creative and computational aspects of this growing practice....
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