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Second Annual Thomas Lee Student Composition Competition

April 13th, 2016 · No Comments

From Professor Travis Cross: “Dear music students and faculty, For the second year now, the UCLA Wind Ensemble has hosted the Thomas Lee Student Composition Competition, which invites current UCLA students to submit original works for band and wind ensemble, with a winner chosen for performance by the UCLA Wind Ensemble. This year’s entries were […]

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Chancellor’s Recital photos, March 17 through April 7

April 7th, 2016 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has shared the following photos from three recent successful recitals at the Chancellor’s residence. On March 17th, the recital featured clarinetist Shaniee Parker and pianist Ge Gao in a program of English composers Shaniee Parker and Ge Gao with Mrs. Block On April 5, 2016, the Residence recital featured pianist Tim Rantung in […]

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Vocal Vision Awards 2016

April 4th, 2016 · No Comments

From Director of Opera UCLA Peter Kazaras: “The results are in for the inaugural Vocal Vision Awards at UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, held on Sunday afternoon April 3, 2016. A distinguished panel of three judges including Robin Guarino (Professor of Opera and J. Ralph Corbett Distinguished Chair in Opera at University of Cincinnati […]

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UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Hosts EDM DJ Competition

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music recently partnered with legendary DJ Paul Oakenfold to hold a DJ competition. UCLA students competed to win the extraordinary opportunity to spin at the official after party for the inaugural Electronic Music Awards & Foundation show ? co-produced by Paul Oakenfold and FOX on April 14th. On Saturday, […]

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VEM Quartet in Armenia!

March 29th, 2016 · 2 Comments

The VEM Quartet along with mezzo soprano, Danielle Bayne, and Professor Movses Pogossian has returned from Yerevan with full stomachs and the music of Armenia in our hearts. We had a wonderful week, packed with music, food, instant friendships, and curious exploration of a rich and beautiful culture. After a long journey of air travel […]

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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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UCLA Music Faculty with L.A. Philharmonic Perform for Stephen Colbert

March 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

Professor Travis Cross shared the following today: “Did you catch the outstanding performance by Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic brass and percussion sections on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert? If so, you saw and heard UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music faculty members Raynor Carroll (percussion), James Miller (trombone), and Thomas Hooten […]

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Mariachi de Uclatlan entertain campus guests at Chancellor’s Residence Recital

March 17th, 2016 · 4 Comments

For Mrs. Block’s third recital of this season, the versatile and entertaining Mariachi de Uclatl?n, sponsored by the Department of Ethnomusicology, performed for guests from the Facilities division and the Luskin School. they offered a varied selection of mariachi music, and then talked about their backgrounds, their instruments, and how they became members of the […]

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Music Department String Chamber Group VEM, Mezzo Danielle Bayne, To Perform in Armenia

March 15th, 2016 · No Comments

Professor Movses Pogossian has shared with us some great news. A string chamber group from UCLA, along with UCLA mezzo-soprano Danielle Bayne, will be traveling to Armenia this week to take part in a workshop and performances. Here is what he says: “Mezzo soprano Danielle Bayne and VEM String Quartet (all of them graduate students […]

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Professor Inna Faliks Shares News–All Gershwin Concert with Erie Philharmonic

March 9th, 2016 · No Comments

We have heard today from Music Professor Inna Faliks regarding a concert she performed in February. She says “I went to play in an all Gershwin concert with Erie Philharmonic and Daniel Meyer conducting. Something which is not usual for an orchestral soloist – I got to wear many hats during this concert, playing solo […]

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