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Chancellor’s Residence Series Kicks Off a New Season With Cody Dear

April 9th, 2015 · 1 Comment

The 2015 Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series has kicked off with a recital with Ethnomusicology student group “Dear’s Crossing.” The Dears Crossing performed a unique musical set consisting of all original compositions and arrangements. The trio featured Cody Dear on piano/saxophone, Nashir Janmohamed on bass, and David Laudicina on the drums. The group has been working […]

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Ethnomusicology Guitar Student Robert “Chili” Corder Wins 2nd Place in Guitar Competition

August 20th, 2014 · 6 Comments

We’ve heard from Robert (“everyone calls me Chili”) Corder about his recent trip to the Wilson Guitar Competition, where he won 2nd Place. He was sponsored by the School of Music’s Student Opportunity Fund. He says, “I won second place in the jazz division of the 2nd annual Wilson Center Guitar competition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. […]

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Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series Winds Up for 2014

June 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Mrs. Carol Block, hostess of the annual student recital series held at the Chancellor’s residence, has shared these photos of the last couple of concerts at the residence. In one, a Jazz Ensemble from the School of Music performed, and in another, Ethnomusicology’s Near East Ensemble performed. Kiefer Shackelford, Nick Velez, Nate Schwartz, Nashir Janmohamed, […]

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Musicology Student Natalia Bieletto Reports On Arts Festival in Cuba

October 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

We have recently heard from Natalia Bieletto, a Musicology student who was recently invited to an Arts Festival in Havana, Cuba to talk about music research by young scholars. She says: “Last September (17th to 21nd) I had the opportunity to participate in the event Casa Tomada organized by the Cuban cultural center Casa de […]

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Photos from Chancellor’s Residence Recitals

June 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Mrs. Carol Block, wife of UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, has for several years graciously sponsored a series of recitals by students from Music, Ethnomusicology, Musicology and the school of Theater, Film and Television. These recitals are given to audiences selected from across the campus. She has shared some photos with us of a couple of […]

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Contempo Flux March 17 concert to feature music by Ligeti, Adams, Young and Schoenberg

March 11th, 2013 · 7 Comments

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Paul Chihara ballet “Yulan” premieres in Dalian, China

November 29th, 2012 · 4 Comments

We have a quick post from Music Professor Paul Chihara, who is in Dalian, China for the premiere of his ballet “Yulan.” The ballet premiered November 27, 2013. He reports that it was a “very fine success!” Below is a photo of the finale of Act 2.

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Fishbein wins ACDA?s Brock Student Composition Contest

January 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Joshua Fishbein, a 2nd-year PhD student in music composition at UCLA, has recently won the Raymond W. Brock Memorial Student Composition Contest of the American Choral Directors Association. This contest is an opportunity for young composers to showcase their talents and have their work presented at an ACDA conference. Selected nationally, Fishbein?s work will be […]

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Ethnomusicology Professor Tamir Hendelman recording new CD; other summer activities

June 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments

We have received an interesting update from Tamir Hendelman, who also appears to have an exciting summer planned. After another exciting year at UCLA, this June he will be recording his fourth CD with the Jeff Hamilton Trio, a follow-up to last fall?s Symbiosis, which topped the Jazzweek charts. Also on the summer schedule: A […]

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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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