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Professor Lefkowitz and Student Jamie Thierman in Russia–Part III

October 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Muscovites love their composers, too. The flowers laid at Rachmaninoff’s feet are fresh. So was the snow. As Rimsky-Korsakoff presides over the St. Petersburg Conservatory, Tchaikovsky presides over the Moscow Conservatory. The two conservatories were founded by two brothers, Nikolai and Anton Rubinstein.

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Professor Lefkowitz and Student Jamie Thierman in Russia–Part II

October 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

More photos from Prof. Lefkowitz with captions: Prof. Lefkowitz gave a lecture at the Conservatory to interested composition students. Prof. Lefkowitz also presented his compositions at the St. Petersburg Composers Union. Posh quarters, but the heat didn’t seem to be working. My interpreter at the Conservatory is Russia’s only harpsichord maker. Jamie Thierman and I […]

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Music Faculty Member David Lefkowitz and Graduate Composition Student Jamie Thierman Visit St. Petersburg–Part I

October 23rd, 2013 · 1 Comment

We are happy to bring you a series of reminiscences from this past January’s visit to Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia, by Music Department professor David Lefkowitz and graduate composition student Jamie Thierman, for performances and lectures. It is made somewhat more timely by the fact that Prof. Lefkowitz is making a return visit next […]

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Music Lecturer and Composer Adam Schoenberg Announces Performances of works

October 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

We have heard from Adam Schoenberg, theory and composition teacher in the Department of Music, about some of the recent activity surrounding some of his compositions. He says: “The IRIS Orchestra, conducted by Michael Stern, performed Finding Rothko at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre in Tennessee on October 12. Finding Rothko will be performed by […]

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Music Department Organ Professor Christoph Bull Shares Fall Activities

October 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Christoph Bull in front of FCCLA We have heard from Prof. Bull about his many activities coming up this fall: “Dear friends and music friends: I hope you had a great summer and are having a wonderful autumn. My summer was action-packed with organ concerts at the National Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, and the […]

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UCLA’s Philharmonia Releases Its first Commercial CD With The Music of Eric Zeisl

October 21st, 2013 · No Comments

Eric Zeisl 1. Zeisl CD Release The UCLA Philharmonia is pleased to announce the release of UCLA Philharmonia’s first commercial CD celebrating the music of Eric Zeisl. Released by the Yarlung Records label on September 24, 2013, the album showcases three never-before recorded works for orchestra by Austrian composer Eric Zeisl conducted by Neal Stulberg […]

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Pianist Inna Faliks featured in WTTW review of Beethoven master works

October 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Please enjoy this recent article from WTTW, which includes video clips of UCLA Music Department faculty member Inna Faliks. CLICK HERE FOR FULL REVIEW

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Contempo Flux Spring Recital June 9th, 2013

June 6th, 2013 · No Comments

Contempo Flux invites you to our Spring Recital on Sunday, June 9, at 2pm, in Jan Popper Theater. Our major offering will be Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire, with Caroline Mason in the soprano/sprechstimme role, conducted by Ryan Dudenbostel. The Schoenberg family, who kindly provided parts for each player, will be in attendance. Gloria Cheng joins […]

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Music Graduate Composition Student Josh Fishbein Wins Choral Composition Prize

May 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

We heard from Josh Fishbein today that he has won the Delaware Valley Chorale’s 2013 Competition for Young Choral Composers. Josh is a Ph.D. student in composition who has already won several prestigious composition prizes. He says: “I was recently informed that my composition, Adon Olam for SATB Chorus and Piano, has been selected as […]

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Pacific Serenades Honored with Letter of Distinction at New Music USA Awards Ceremony

May 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Prof. Mark Carlson, founder and Director of Pacific Serenades, shared the following today: “I was in NYC for the New Music USA awards ceremony, at which Pacific Serenades was being honored with a Letter of Distinction. The Founders’ Award winner was Meredith Monk, and besides Pacific Serenades, the other Letter of Distinction winners were William […]

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