Florence Bayz Music Series

2022-2023 Florence Bayz Music Series

The Florence Bayz Music Series offers online concerts, lectures, and presentations of academic research by Department of Music faculty, postdoctoral researchers, students, and international guest artists and scholars. Dana Kaufman, coordinator. Events during winter quarter 2023 will be held in person at ARTS 157 on Wednesdays at 12 noon. Location may be subject to change due to ongoing construction at the ARTS Building.

Events are free and open to the public. Sign up here to receive monthly email updates about this event series.


Free parking is available in Lot 1 Blue for all events in the Florence Bayz Music Series. Permits will only be valid for 1.5-hours, from 11:30 AM - 1 PM, on the event date. To reserve your free parking permit, follow these steps:

Step 1: Click on this link.

Step 2. Select Filters & Access Codes on the top left.

Step 3. Enter this access code at the bottom of the pop-up window: BAYZ111

Step 4. If you are map view, return to list view.

Step 5. Click the green Reserve button for assigned parking lot.

Step 6. Continue as Guest to check out.  

Remember: You must FIRST enter the access code, BEFORE reserving parking. Otherwise the lot for the event is listed as “Not Available” or “Sold Out.”

If you have trouble reserving your permit through ParkMobile, you may request assistance with using ParkMobile at the Lot 1 kiosk. Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early if you require assistance. Please note that the kiosk does not sell parking permits.

For any other questions about event parking, please email between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday, and allow up to one business day to receive a response.

::::::::::::::::::: WINTER 2023 :::::::::::::::::::

January 11

“A Kiss Across the Ocean: Transatlantic Intimacies of British Post-Punk and U.S. Latinidad": A Lecture by Dr. Richard Rodríguez

January 18

NO EVENT / Music Faculty meeting

January 25

Multi-instrumentalist Dr. Mary Vanhoozer performs a concert of folk music and other exciting works.

February 1

Steve Reich The Minimalist: An Electric Guitar Concert by Dr. Pierre Bibault

February 8

UCR Chamber Singers

February 15

Moonlight Becomes You: The Music of Jimmy Van Heusen: A Piano Performance by Dr. Dhiren Panikker

February 22

Hesam Abedini

March 1

UCR Composers

March 8

Student Performance & Composition Series

March 15



::::::::::::::::::: SPRING 2023 :::::::::::::::::::

April 5

Mujeres del Viento Florido

April 12

Wolfgang Reisinger

April 19

Pierre Bibault

April 26

Mac McClure

May 3

Presentations on Rodrigo

May 10

Dan Flanigan

May 17

Pamela York

May 24

Student Performance and Composition Series

May 31


June 1

Student Awards Ceremony


::::::::::::::::::: FALL 2022 :::::::::::::::::::

October 5

Brian Quijada and the Theatricality of Live-Looping

October 12

Dr. Nové Deypalan: "Musical Journey from the Philippines to America"

October 19

Mario da Silva and "Unraveling Extended Guitar"

October 26

Iris Blake

November 2

Nadia Shpachenko

November 9

Abe Fabella

November 16

Cesar Favila

November 23

NO EVENT (Thanksgiving Week)

November 30

Maryam Farshadfar