In response to coronavirus and to help minimize its spread, many UCF events are being canceled.

If you have questions about what’s still open around campus, please check out this regularly updated guide.

  • UCF Bands Guest Speaker: fanfare for the Unheard: A Voice for Emerging Stars in Wind Ensemble Writing with Ashley Killam

    Virtual

    One of a series of special topic sessions brought to you by the UCF Bands. Ashley Killam is a multi-faceted performer, educator, drill designer, entrepreneur and public speaker. Ashley works as the General Manger for Rising Tide Music Press, Chamber Music Database Coordinator for the Institute for Composer Diversity, and has spent her post-school years researching and presenting across the ...

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  • UCF Percussion Masterclass with Joe W. Moore III

    Virtual

    Joe W. Moore III currently serves as Assistant Professor of Percussion at Benedict College in Columbia, SC. Prior to this he was Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Moore received the Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Central Florida, the Master of Music degree from the University of South Carolina and the Doctor of ...

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  • UCF Percussion Masterclass with Rashid Williams

    Virtual

    Rashid's style and precision in drumming is being recognized throughout the music industry upon meeting Drumhead Magazine's, Jonathan Mover, Jonathan would later write in the magazine. At the age of 22 Rashid plays with the maturity of someone twice his age. He has a dangerous combination of chops, groove and impeccable time, well balanced and expertly displayed. A self-taught musician, ...

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  • UCF Trumpet Masterclass with Dr. Raquel Samayoa, University of North Texas

    Online

    Join the UCF Trumpet Studio for a Masterclass with Dr. Raquel Samayoa from the University of North Texas on October 12 at 11:30 a.m. If you wish to observe this masterclass, please email Jesse Cook at jesse.cook@ucf.edu. Raquel Rodriquez Samayoa leads a dynamic and engaging career as a teacher, chamber musician, recitalist, adjudicator and solo performer. She currently serves as ...

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  • UCF Percussion Masterclass with Karli Viña

    Virtual

    Praised by the South Florida Classical Review for her "dazzling" and "incisive" performance, Dr. Karlyn Viña is a dynamic and creative percussionist based in South Florida. As a performer, Karlyn has a passion for solo, chamber, and orchestral percussion, with a particular interest in contemporary music. Karlyn has an active freelance career in South Florida, performing regularly with the Palm ...

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  • UCF Percussion Masterclass with Michael Sammons

    Virtual

    Michael Sammons, D.M.A. serves as the Percussion Area Head at the University of Utah. Sammons is recognized as a versatile performer in solo and chamber, symphonic, marching percussion arts and non-western musical styles. In addition to his work with the Utah Symphony Orchestra, he performs with the Utah Opera, Ballet West Orchestra, various theater venues including Pioneer Theater Company, Capitol ...

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  • UCF Bands Guest Speaker: Careers in Music: Performing Careers in the United States Military with MGySgt Liz Matera, United States Marine Corps, Ret.

    Virtual

    Liz Matera is an accomplished performer and educator who retired from the military in 2017 after a twenty-seven year career as a clarinetist in The United States Marine Band: The President’s Own. The daughter of one of Iowa’s legendary instrumental music educators, after completing her bachelors degree in music at The University of Iowa, Liz taught in the public schools ...

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  • UCF Percussion Masterclass with Buck McCloud

    Virtual

    Buck McCloud received his Bachelor of Music degree in Percussion Performance from UCF in 1998. He freelances throughout Central Florida and maintains a large private studio. Join on Zoom: https://ucf.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vc-utpjsvGdHf3LZHLKjuRrrTWPMaRH5o

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  • UCF Percussion Masterclass with Melinda Leoce

    Virtual

    Melinda Leoce is the Visiting Assistant Professor of Percussion and Music Business at Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado. In her role at Adams State, Melinda teaches applied lessons, directs the percussion ensemble and teaches classes in the department including Percussion Literature and Percussion Methods. Prior to teaching at Adams State, Melinda served as the Instructor of Percussion and Director ...

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  • UCF Percussion Masterclass with Matt Keown

    Virtual

    Matt Keown is a percussionist and educator who attained a diversified portfolio early in his career. Keown is currently a member of the internationally acclaimed Yale Percussion Group. Through this group he has premiered works by up and coming composers, championed the work of master composers, performed at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention and performed at Carnegie Hall. Keown ...

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  • UCF Percussion Masterclass with Annie Stevens

    Virtual

    Join us on November 16, with guest artist Annie Stevens for a Percussion Masterclass held on Zoom. Join on Zoom: https://ucf.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0uceypqDwtGdX2xZ-V-_J5Ny6kOGrtmO3Q

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  • UCF Percussion Masterclass with Ed Roscetti

    Virtual

    Ed Roscetti is a drummer, composer, author, and educator. His Hal Leonard published catalog includes the World Beat Rhythms Series for Brazil, Africa, Cuba & USA as coauthor, and is sole author of Drummers Guide to Odd Meters, Blues Drumming, Funk & Hip Hop Drumming, Rock Drumming Workbook, Stuff! Good Drummers Should Know, and Creating Professional Drum Loops.He has been ...

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  • UCF Percussion Masterclass with Joshua Simonds

    Virtual

    Joshua Simonds is currently Executive Director of the Percussive Arts Society (PAS), one of the largest percussion organizations in the world with over 5,000 members. As Executive Director of PAS, Joshua oversees its annual convention, PASIC, 60 PAS chapters throughout the world, 16 standing committees, and Rhythm! Discovery Center, the only interactive drum and percussion museum which is located Indianapolis, ...

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  • UCF Bands presents Careers in Performance: The Life of a Professional Performer, Panel Discussion

    Virtual

    Allen Vizzutti, International Performing and Recording Artist Eric Jacobson, Conductor & Music Director, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra Brian Radock, Professional Freelance Drummer/Percussionist Shawn Mouser, Associate Principal Bassoonist, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Email Dr. Scott Lubaroff at slubaroff@ucf.edu for Zoom meeting ID and passcode to attend.

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