UCSB Arts & Lectures will present Grammy-winning mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile at 5 p.m. March 9.
A MacArthur Fellow, Mr. Thile is a composer and vocalist with a broad outlook that encompasses classical, rock, jazz and bluegrass, among other genres.
Mr. Thile, a Southern California native, is a member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek. He is also the host of “Live From Here,” a public radio variety show.
And Mr. Thile has released several albums as a soloist, including “Thanks for Listening” and “PopMatters.”
Recent collaborations include “Not Our First Goat Rodeo” with Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan and Edgar Meyer. It was the follow-up to their Grammy-winning project “The Goats Rodeo Sessions with Edgar Meyer and Yo-Yo Ma”
The virtual March 9 event is part of UCSB Arts & Lectures Winter 2021 House Calls series.
For ticket information, call UCSB Arts & Lectures at 805-893-3535, or visit www.artsandlectures.ucsb.edu.
— Gerry Fall