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Contempo Flux Spring Chamber Music Concert 2012

May 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments

For those of you interested in great performances of contemporary music under the direction of acclaimed Grammy-winning pianist Gloria Cheng, please plan to attend the upcoming concert of UCLA’s Contempo Flux Contemporary Music Ensemble. ———————————- The Contempo Flux Spring 2012 chamber music concert will be held on Sunday, June 10th, at 2:00. Our moveable program […]

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PhD candidate Zachary Wallmark helps secure grant for cognitive musicological project

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

All: I hope you will join me in congratulating Zachary Wallmark for being the motive force behind a $25,000 UCLA Council on Research (COR) Transdisciplinary Seed Grant. The PI is, technically, me — and I’d like to think I did help some — but it was Zach who had the basic idea, and who put […]

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Grabarchuk presents at Sibelius Institute’s Radical Music History Symposium

January 27th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Alexandra Grabarchuk, a third-year graduate student in the Department of Musicology, traveled to Finland in early December to present some of her pre-dissertation work at the Sibelius Institute?s Radical Music History Symposium.? Alexandra?s project explores radical art rock of the Soviet Union from the mid-?70s, focusing on the complicated relationships between songwriters and the official […]

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Music Grad student Kevork Andonian reports summer activities

July 12th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Kevork Andonian, Music graduate student in composition (whom we have blogged about several times) sent us the following email about his summer activities–glad you are keeping busy, Kevork! “Kevork Andonian, UCLA PhD Candidate in Music Composition, had his composition for flute and marimba entitled A Longing For Joy performed at this year’s “Piccolo Spoleto Festival” […]

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Musicology Ph.D. student Jeremy Mikush–summer activities a benefit of the HASOM Student Opportunity Fund

June 29th, 2011 · 9 Comments

We have heard from Musicologh Ph.D. Student Jeremy Mikush about his fun and wide-ranging summer activities. Here is a quick blog about what he is doing this summer: Jeremy Mikush, a Ph.D. candidate in the Musicology Department, has been in France since early June practicing his French and doing research in Paris for an article […]

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Interview with Jesse Sachs (B.A. ?11 Ethnomusicology) JazzReggae Fest Producer

May 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

Interview with Jesse Sachs (B.A. ?11 Ethnomusicology) JazzReggae Fest Producer Jesse Sachs is a 4th year Ethnomusicology major, world music concentration, and producer of the JazzReggae Festival 2010 and 2011. He also produced a short documentary about the 25 years of the JazzReggae Festival, A Celebration of 25 Years: A Review of the JazzReggae Festival […]

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Professor Roger Bourland’s music featured in Graham Streeter movie “Cages”

October 7th, 2010 · No Comments

We have received the following from Professor Bourland, Chair of the Department of Music: “Come celebrate the work of Zelda Rubinstein in perhaps the last great film you have yet to see her featured in; CAGES (90min). This one-time screening is to benefit the Blind Childrens Center (www.blindchildrenscenter.org), Zelda’s favorite charity organization that she became […]

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Music graduate student Joshua Addison blogs about John Cale concert

October 4th, 2010 · 4 Comments

What first strikes me about John Cale as he comes onstage is his hair. A full rainbow of color sits atop his head. And these colorful locks bestow an unearthly quality to an otherwise unassuming figure. Having acknowledged our applause in kind, soft-spoken words, he bangs out a D minor chord at the keyboard and […]

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Professor Neal Stulberg shares memories of his teacher, pianist Leonard Shure

August 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Just received from Music Department professor Neal Stulberg, Director of Orchestral Studies: “On July 24, 2010 at Mannes College in New York, I was honored to participate in a daylong centennial tribute to Leonard Shure (1910-1995), a magnificent American pianist and one of my formative teachers. The symposium included sessions about Shure?s recordings, showings of […]

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Summer update from Professor Christoph Bull

June 30th, 2010 · No Comments

We just received this news from Organ Professor Christoph Bull: ?Christoph Bull musical travels have led him to Germany and the Netherlands this summer. On June 19, he performed for the film museum in D?sseldorf, Germany, improvising scores for one of the earliest silent movies, The Great Train Robbery, and Hitchcock?s The Lodger. Subsequently, he […]

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