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John Williams pays visit to UCLA Composition Forum students

June 6th, 2016 · No Comments

Composer John Williams paid a visit to Music 290 (Composition Forum) taught by Professor Gloria Cheng, on Thursday, June 2nd. He had been scheduled for a visit the day before, but because of the tragic events on campus that day was willing to return the following day. As Professor Cheng notes:

“He shared some of his pencil sketches to demonstrate his orchestration process, along with some great stories and wise advice. He certainly put a smile on everyone?s face after the traumatic Wednesday?”

Williams with Professor Cheng and all of the students in the class

Williams with group of students studying a score

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