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Guitar — Summer Student Activities

September 11th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Guitar Professor Peter Yates has let us know about performances this summer in Guatemala He says: I would like to share this notice of summer activities by two of our UCLA students, one in my studio (Hanna Yocute), and her sister who has been admitted to the Ethno area (Sarah Yocute). Our UCLA sister-Guitarists/Singers Hanna […]

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Review from the Classical Voice North America of Performance of Mahler’s 6th Symphony for Piano Four Hands

September 5th, 2017 · No Comments

We’ve received this update from Professor Inna Faliks regarding a review of a recent performance of Mahler’s 6th Symphony for Piano with Four Hands: Classical Voice North America wrote: “On Aug. 31, Inna Faliks, the charismatic Ukraine-born pianist, made her highly anticipated Ravinia debut, performing as a piano duo with Daniel Schlosberg. …they conveyed Mahler?s […]

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Emeritus Professor Sheridon Stokes Honored at National Flute Association Convention

August 14th, 2017 · No Comments

We have received the following great news from recently retired (and renowned) flute instructor Sheridon Stokes. Prof. Stokes says: “I thought this might be interesting. Thurs. I played flute solos from movies I did with a 250 piece flute orchestra in Minneapolis at the National Flute Association convention. The piece was called “Magic of the […]

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One Donor’s Generosity Inspires Others to Give

May 25th, 2017 · No Comments

Mimi Alpert Feldman is more than a donor. She is a friend and inspiration to her music scholarship recipients. “She encouraged me to keep dreaming,” said Natalia Kartashova, a 2008 and 2011 Mimi Alpert Feldman Scholarship Recipient. “Without her help, my musical journey would have ended.” Feldman selected her first scholarship recipients in 1977. It […]

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Department of Music to Welcome New Faculty in Fall 2017

May 25th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is delighted to announce that three exceptional artists have accepted the offer of an appointment in the Department of Music: Denis Bouriakov, principal flute of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and composers Richard Danielpour and Kay Rhie. Denis Bouriakov, who will serve as lecturer in flute performance, succeeds Sheridon […]

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Chancellor’s Recital season updates

May 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has shared some more photos with us of recent recitals at the residence. On May 2, Vivian Kung, tuba, and Daniel Gledhill, piano. Mrs. Block is on the left. Who knew there was tuba/piano music? On May 3rd, the recital was given by Bryant Gozali, cello, and Anton Smirnov, piano In addition, on […]

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Professor Christoph Bull Performs in China and Japan

May 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

We have heard from the Music Department’s Professor of Organ, Christoph Bull, who has been performing in Japan and China. Below are some of the photos he has shared with us. Christoph, teachers, and students from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music Shumei Temple in Misono, Japan Rodgers Royal V organ at Misono Temple

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March 21st Spring Recital at the Chancellor’s Residence

March 27th, 2017 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has shared with us some photos from the most recent performance in the residence recital series. The program played is also below. Mari De Napoli, Mindy Chang, Viola You, Mrs. Block, Joyce Kwak, Youjin Ko, Anton Smirnoff Photos courtesy of Mrs. Carol Block PROGRAM: Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943) Sonata in G minor for Cello […]

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February and March Chancellor’s Recital Series Offerings

March 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Mrs. Carol Block has shared the following photos of groups who have performed at the recent Chancellor’s recital events. Starting off, on February 23rd, the group Mariachi de Uclatlan again entertained the audience with their music. The group includes Logan Clark, Rolando Villa, Andres Padilla, Gabriela Gaxiola, Elisa Quinonez, Pauline Arriaga The next recital, on […]

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Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series 2017 Starts With Jazz and Clarinets

February 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has forwarded photos to us from the first two Residence recitals of the year. The first, on February 21st, was Cody Dear with his group Dear’s Crossing. Here are two photos of this jazz group with and without Mrs. Block. (All photos are courtesy of Mrs. Carol Block.) Members of this group are: […]

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