The Department of Music often receives requests from outside high school and community college groups requesting clinics or classes for their students.

When possible the department tries to accommodate these requests, although it is not always possible if the requested group conductor or TA is not available, or if a suitable room is not available on the date requested.

Large ensemble clinic requests may be submitted for orchestra, band, wind ensemble, and chorale. There is a $100/day facilities fee for use of our room for California schools. There is a fee of $600 (which includes the $100/day facilities fee) for schools from outside California. In addition, there is a waiver of liability and an image waiver that must be completed and signed by each student and/or their parent or guardian if they are less than 18 years old.

If you are interested in bringing your group to UCLA for a clinic, please send your request to Alix Von Bosen at . She will discuss your request with the respective director or directors and respond to you with more information. Please be sure to include in your request the name and contact information of your group’s director, the type of clinic you wish to hold, and the specific day you wish to visit campus. Please be aware that there is no parking for buses on campus.

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music announces the inaugural concert of its Armenian Music Series, celebrating the 75th birthday of Armenia's foremost composer Tigran Mansurian with a performance of his critically acclaimed choral masterpiece, Ars Poetica, as well as masterworks by Armenian composers Edward Mirzoyan and Alexander Spendiaryan.

The January 26th concert at UCLA Schoenberg Hall will feature the renowned Lark Musical Society Choir (Vatsche Barsoumian, conductor), and members of the Armenian Music Ensemble at UCLA (Vanessa Vasquez, soprano, VEM String Quartet).

The concert marks the launch of the newly created Armenian Music Program at UCLA which will raise awareness and celebrate the rich and diverse Armenian musical tradition, thanks to generous donor support. In addition to the Armenian Music Concert Series, the two-year program will include such initiatives as:

  • course in Armenian Music – taught by Vatsche Barsoumian – that is offered in Spring 2014 and 2015 to students across UCLA (both Music and non-Music majors).
  • An International Conference on Armenian Music (Spring 2015), in cooperation with Prof. Peter Cowe, Narekatsi Chair of Armenian Language, UCLA.
  • Full scholarship support  of the Armenian Music Ensemble; a group of extremely talented UCLA student musicians whose studies emphasis the Armenian music repertoire.
  • The Music Outreach Program sends our Armenian Music Ensemble, in cooperation with the Lark Musical Society, into the community to provide free music performances.
  • An Armenian Art Song Competition (May 2014), in cooperation with the UCLA Department of Music Opera and Voice program.

Sunday January 26, 2014, 2:00 PM

 Celebrating Mansurian: Inaugural Concert of the Armenian Music Series at UCLA

 Schoenberg Hall | UCLA

 Tickets: $14, $11 UCLA faculty, staff and students (with ID)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ji Young An--Lecturer, Violin
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Office:  B825
Ji Young An begins an appointment to the faculty of the Herb Alpert School of Music at UCLA, where she teaches violin during Winter Quarter 2014. Ms. An recently completed her MM and DMA studies in violin performance under the tutelage of Guillaume Sutre and Movses Pogossian at UCLA. During her graduate studies at UCLA, Ms. An made several solo appearances with the UCLA Philharmonia and Symphony. She has also had numerous chamber music performances with the UCLA Camarades in venues such as the LACMA Bing Theater and Zipper Hall, and also at the Incontri in Terra di Siena Festival in Montepulciano, Italy.

Ms. An is an active freelance musician, performing in various orchestras and recording studios around the greater Los Angeles area. Beginning in the Fall of 2013, Ms. An has been serving as Assistant Concertmaster for the San Bernardino Symphony. She is also in demand as an orchestra coach for youth orchestras in the area including the Valley Philharmonic Orchestra.

In addition to receiving her Master of Music and Doctorate of Musical Arts degrees in violin performance at UCLA, Ms. An completed her studies at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris under Olivier Charlier earning the Conservatory's First Prize, and further specializing in chamber music under Marc Coppey. Ms. An has attended some of the most prestigious festivals in the US and in Europe, including the Taos School of Music, the Maurice Ravel International Academy, and the Pablo Casals Festival. 

 

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