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UCLA Wind Ensemble performs at the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA)

March 29th, 2016 · No Comments

Here’s an update from Wind Ensemble Director Prof. Travis Cross– “The UCLA Wind Ensemble gave an invited performance at the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Western/Northwestern Division Conference at the University of Nevada, Reno, on Saturday, March 19, 2016. CBDNA is the primary professional organization for college band directors, and appearances at division and […]

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Music Student Shaniee Parker Becomes Miss Malibu Coast 2016 With a Platform of Music in the Schools

February 19th, 2016 · No Comments

Shaniee Parker, a graduate student in clarinet performance, has shared some great news with us. She says: “On Valentine’s Day I competed in the Miss America Organization and won Miss Malibu Coast. With this title I will be able to promote my platform of “Keeping Quality Music Education in California Schools and the Importance of […]

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Music Performance Graduates Win Orchestral Posts

September 26th, 2014 · 4 Comments

We have received the following great news on some of our performance graduates, proving that there is demand out there for talented and dedicated musicians! ? Sara Marsh (MM ?12, clarinet ? now Sarah Canning) has just been named principal clarinet of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, an excellent American regional orchestra. ? Fernando de la […]

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Donald Neuen Retires After 50 Years of Teaching With Triumphant Final Concert

June 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Last Saturday, June 7th, 1800 lucky people were privileged to see one of the most celebrated choral conductors in the world guide 224 singers, a full symphony orchestra, soloists and pianist, in an evening of choral works by Beethoven. Please read the article about Professor Neuen in the June 9, 2014 Daily Bruin. http://dailybruin.com/2014/06/09/donald-neuen-retires-after-50-years-of-collegiate-conducting/ Photo […]

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UCLA Choral Outreach Program Succeeds with Help of Outside Sponsors

October 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

We have heard from Assistant Director of Choral Activities Dr. Rebecca Lord, who has asked that we share this wonderful news with everyone. The Choral Outreach Program wishes to extend an enormous thank you to this season’s sponsors, who have made the mission of bringing choral excellence to the students of Southern California possible! Top […]

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Igudesman and Joo Performance at UCLA

October 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Professor Antonio Lysy shared this enjoyable video with us from last year’s performance by Igudesman and Joo here at UCLA. This is a clip from the ‘8 to 88’ workshop promotion video given by Igudesman and Joo, which highlights UCLA and our students extensively, and is very entertaining. It is now officially on Youtube and […]

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Two Music Department Graduates awarded Kennedy Center internships

November 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

We have received the following great news about two of our graduates–Monica Covitt, BA Education 2009, and Penelope Turgeon, DMA Performance 2009. Please see the two press releases, below. LOS ANGELES RESIDENT AND UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES GRADUATE MONICA COVITT SELECTED AS FALL 2009 INTERN AT THE KENNEDY CENTER WASHINGTON, D.C.- The John. F. […]

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Music Professor Gary Gray performs at the Music Teachers Association of California Convention 2008

August 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Clarinet Professor Gary Gray has let us know that on Monday, June 30th of this year, he was honored to be able to give a clarinet recital at the annual convention of the Music Teachers Association of California, held this year at the Marriott and Convention Center in Riverside, California. He performed works by Burgm?ller, […]

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The 2008 Claremont Clarinet Festival

June 25th, 2008 · No Comments

We have heard from Music Department professor Gary Gray that he was guest artist and faculty at Margaret Thornhill’s Claremont Clarinet Festival, which was held from June 9th – 15th at Pomona College. MM Student Tanitra Flenaugh from UCLA also participated. Gary Gray, left, with Margaret Thornhill, Director of the festival, and Michele Zukovsky, 1st […]

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