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Piano Student Xiao Chen Takes Second Prize at Carmel Music Society Piano Competition 2018

June 12th, 2018 · No Comments

Professor Inna Faliks has let us know that piano graduate student Xiao Chen has just won the second prize in the Carmel Music Society Piano Competition. She has written: Please join me in congratulating our DMA graduate and Principal Musician Xiao Chen, who won 2nd prize in the venerable Carmel Music Society Piano Competition. Here […]

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End of Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series

June 5th, 2018 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has shared with us photos from the last two recitals of the series: On May 22nd, violinist Priyanka Venkatesh and accompanist Dr James Lent–this photo shows Priyanka with Mrs. Block. Matthew Lombard, Juan Rivera, and Jocelyn Yeo, From the recital on May 23rd. The three musicians are shown here with Mrs. Block

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Judith Finell, musicologist and UCLA alumna, to deliver 2018 UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music commencement address

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on Judith Finell, musicologist and UCLA alumna, to deliver 2018 UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music commencement address

Judith Finell, a renowned musicologist specializing in forensics and music copyright, the president of Judith Finell MusicServices Inc., a music consulting firm in New York and Los Angeles, and a UCLA alumna, will be the keynote speaker for the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music 2018 commencement ceremony, scheduled for Friday, June 15 at 4 […]

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Chancellors Residence Recital Updates–May 1 and 2

May 7th, 2018 · Comments Off on Chancellors Residence Recital Updates–May 1 and 2

Mrs. Block has again shared with us some photos of the most recent recitals enjoyed by campus staff audienceces. On May 1st Anli Lin Tong, with Mrs. Block, performed a program of Chopin on the piano. On May 2nd, Xenia Deviatkina-Loh (violin) and Dr. Xiang Chen (piano) performed Brahms, Beethoven, and Waxman for their audience.

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Pianist Faliks reinvigorates a Schumann standby in MISO?s season finale

May 2nd, 2018 · Comments Off on Pianist Faliks reinvigorates a Schumann standby in MISO?s season finale

This just in from Professor Inna Faliks–A lovely review of her recent performance in Miami By Lawrence Budmen Pianist Inna Faliks played Schumann with the Miami Symphony Orchestra Sunday at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall. Pianist Inna Faliks played Schumann alongside the Miami Symphony Orchestra Sunday at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall. Robert […]

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2018 Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series

March 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on 2018 Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series

Mrs. Carol Block and her staff have provided us with some photos of the early performers in this year’s series, as seen below. This series is now in its tenth year. Mrs. Block invites UCLA staff from areas and departments all over campus to come to the residence to hear UCLA’s talented students perform. Mrs. […]

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Professor Antonio Lysy Announces New CD

February 15th, 2018 · Comments Off on Professor Antonio Lysy Announces New CD

Grammy winning cellist, Prof. Antonio Lysy, performs with his father, the legendary Argentine violinist Alberto Lysy in the Kodaly duo, and Coco Trivisonno (one of the last living members of Piazzolla’s ensemble) performs bandoneon in three arrangements we commissioned from him of songs by Carlos Gardel. With tango milongas taking place all over the world, […]

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Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Helps Bring Back Iranian Music Program, Gives $60,000 to Establish Elahe Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fund for Iranian Music

January 22nd, 2018 · Comments Off on Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Helps Bring Back Iranian Music Program, Gives $60,000 to Establish Elahe Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fund for Iranian Music

Iranian Music had been on a two-decade hiatus at UCLA, until 2016 when instructor Amir Hosein Pourjavady – a Bruin who received his Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures from UCLA – returned to UCLA, working with The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Department of Ethnomusicology to revive the Persian Music Ensemble and […]

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Music graduate Dr. Xiao Chen wins Lorin Hollander American Prize

January 4th, 2018 · Comments Off on Music graduate Dr. Xiao Chen wins Lorin Hollander American Prize

Dr. Xiao Chen, a recent graduate of the Music Department’s piano program where she studied with Professor Inna Faliks, has recently won the Hollander American prize. More information can be read on their blog by clicking HERE. From the blog: The American Prize in Piano Performance (concerto), 2017-18?The Lorin Hollander Award (college/university division) The American […]

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GRAMMY Nominations at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

December 7th, 2017 · Comments Off on GRAMMY Nominations at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

The 60th GRAMMY Award nominations, announced recently by the Recording Academy, include a handful of UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music faculty, artists-in-residence, staff or alumni, among them Richard Danielpour, Billy Childs, Chris Potter, Daniel Seeff and Randy Newman. Award-winning composer and Professor of Composition Music Richard Danielpour tops the list. He is competing for […]

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