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UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Hosts EDM DJ Competition

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music recently partnered with legendary DJ Paul Oakenfold to hold a DJ competition. UCLA students competed to win the extraordinary opportunity to spin at the official after party for the inaugural Electronic Music Awards & Foundation show ? co-produced by Paul Oakenfold and FOX on April 14th.

On Saturday, March 26, the top four student DJ finalists competed for the after-party spot at Avalon Hollywood in front of judges Paul Oakenfold, Dave Dean and Mark Lewis . Finalists included Shan Sunil Tambat, fifth-year mechanical engineering major; Nolan Isozaki (a.k.a. Chilled Moose), fourth-year English major; Gillis Wang, first-year actuarial math major; and Joshua Kiley (a.k.a. AVTR), third-year psychology major.

After thoughtful deliberation, the judges selected Nolan Isozaki, a.k.a. Chilled Moose, as the winner!

All the photos from the event can be seen here.

The Development Office at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music would like to recognize Musicology Ph.D student and DJ, Tiffany Naiman (a.k.a. Bit Baker) and Professor Bob Fink for their wonderful partnership on the event!

Nolan Isozaki, DJ Finalist

EDM finalists with Paul Oakenfold

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