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Browsing through the past–Ted Talk with Christoph Bull at the Royce Hall organ

July 21st, 2016 · No Comments

We happened to run across this great Ted Talk on YouTube from a few years ago with UCLA Organist and organ professor Christoph Bull talking about “Opening Up To The Organ.” He is giving the lecture from UCLA’s Royce Hall Organ. CLICK HERE TO SEE VIDEO. Enjoy! Christoph Bull at the organ

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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 […]

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Chancellor’s Residence Concert Series ends with piano and cello recitals

May 27th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Mrs. Carol Block has shared the following photos and information from the last two recitals of the year. All students are from the Department of Music. On May 24th, listeners were treated to a piano recital by Andrew Munro, who brought to the Residence an ambitious piano performance of Bach, Beethoven and Liszt. Anderew Munro […]

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UCLA Voice alumna triumphs in two major competitions

May 17th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Vanessa Vasquez, MM ?14, has just won the First Prize in the prestigious Zachary Society Vocal Competition held this past weekend in Los Angeles. The week before that, she was the Top Prize winner in the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Vocal Competition in New York. We are proud of Vanessa and her accomplishments! At UCLA, […]

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Professor Inna Faliks reports on residency at UNC Greensboro

May 16th, 2016 · No Comments

We have received a concert update from Prof. Inna Faliks regarding her recent residence at UNC Greensboro, where she played a very demanding set of concerts with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra. She says: “I just got back from a very intense performance week in Greensboro, North Carolina, where I played Rachmaninoff 2nd concerto twice, and […]

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School of Music Graduate Angel Blue to Appear in Metropolitan Opera’s Summer Recital Series

May 11th, 2016 · No Comments

The 2016 Metropolitan Summer Recital Series will once again bring free outdoor recitals featuring rising young stars of the opera world to New Yorkers in all five boroughs. The series, now in its eighth year, is presented in collaboration with City Parks Foundation?s SummerStage Festival and will feature six free concerts between June 22 and […]

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Incontri in Terra di Siena–2016 music festival announces events

May 11th, 2016 · No Comments

Professor Lysy’s well known summer festival near Siena, Italy, will be featuring the following program of events. You may want to participate in the program or just come to the concerts! For more information, check the event’s website at: www.itslafoce.org

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Chancellor’s Residence Recitals, April and May, 2016

April 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Mrs. Carol Block has forwarded to us more snaps from the most recent recitals at the Residence. The first one, from April 27th, features cellist Charles Tyler and RJ Pearce on the piano. They performed Francis Poulenc’s Sonata for cello and piano. Here is a photo of both musicians with Mrs. Block. From May 3, […]

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UCLA Profs Take Part in LA Opera Teacher Training Seminar

April 20th, 2016 · No Comments

Professor Peter Kazaras, Director of Opera UCLA, reports that he, Professor Mitchell Morris from the Musicology Department, and Professor Michael Hackett from the School of Theater, Film & Television, participated recently in a teacher training seminar with LA Opera. He says: “I was invited to participate on Saturday in the LA Opera Teachers in Training […]

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Update on Voice/Opera Alumni Successes

April 19th, 2016 · No Comments

We have heard from several of our voice/opera alumni recently with good news regarding their ongoing career successes and awards. First, from Tracy Cox (L.A. Opera’s 2010 Young Artist of the Year)?in addition to appearing locally in some of Pacific Opera Project?s productions, and winning a number of prestigious awards and prizes, travelling and singing […]

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