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Professor Antonio Lysy Announces New CD

February 15th, 2018 · No Comments

Grammy winning cellist, Prof. Antonio Lysy, performs with his father, the legendary Argentine violinist Alberto Lysy in the Kodaly duo, and Coco Trivisonno (one of the last living members of Piazzolla’s ensemble) performs bandoneon in three arrangements we commissioned from him of songs by Carlos Gardel. With tango milongas taking place all over the world, […]

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Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Helps Bring Back Iranian Music Program, Gives $60,000 to Establish Elahe Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fund for Iranian Music

January 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

Iranian Music had been on a two-decade hiatus at UCLA, until 2016 when?instructor Amir Hosein Pourjavady – a Bruin who received his Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures from UCLA – returned to UCLA, working with The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Department of Ethnomusicology to revive the Iranian Music Ensemble and related […]

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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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UCLA Music Department Participates in Faculty Exchange with Capital Normal University in Beijing

September 27th, 2016 · No Comments

We have heard from Professors Inna Faliks and Lily Chen-Hafteck about their recent trip to China to exchange ideas and information with Faculty at Capital Normal University in Beijing. The September 2016 UCLA faculty exchange was a fascinating adventure. Organized by Lily Chen-Hafteck, the team, which included Lily Chen-Hafteck, Neal Stulberg, Antonio Lysy, Inna Faliks, […]

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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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Reviews for recent Philharmonia CDs–Performances of Fairouz and Zeisl

October 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Professor Neal Stulberg, Director of Orchestral Studies and Chair of the UCLA Department of Music, passed along these recent reviews from Opera News and OZ Arts Review, an online music review journal from Australia. * * * * * * * FAIROUZ: Symphony No. 3, Poems and Prayers Sasha Cooke; David Kravitz; David Krakauer (clarinet); […]

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Professor Kenny Burrell Receives Los Angeles Jazz Society’s 7th Annual L.A. Jazz Treasure Award.

September 9th, 2015 · 4 Comments

On September 4th, 2015, UCLA’s own jazz legend Kenny Burrell received the Los Angeles Jazz Society’s 7th Annual L.A. Jazz Treasure Award. In the audience, and playing, were other UCLA faculty members like Charley Harrison, A.J. Racy, and Justo Almario. Those at the event were also entertained by Prof. Burrell’s Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra Unlimited. […]

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Monk Institute Board Member Dee Dee Bridgewater appears with Irvin Mayfield on Tavis Smiley Show

September 2nd, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Thelonious Monk Institute’s Advisory Board member, singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, appeared on the Tavis Smiley show, which aired September 1st. Read more HERE.

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Ethno Group Fine Print Takes Best Overall at UCLA Spring Sing 2015

May 18th, 2015 · No Comments

Jazz, funk and R&B band Fine Print took home The Northern California Alumni Grand Sweepstakes Award for best overall performance and The UCLA Las Do?as Award for best band entry for its performance of its original song “Move On.” (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin) From the article: “The Northern California Alumni Grand Sweepstakes Award for best overall […]

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