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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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Philharmonia students to play Disney Hall concert

April 4th, 2011 · 4 Comments

From UCLA Magazine, April 1, 2011 By Adriana Tang photo courtesy of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music It’s a rare opportunity for any musician to perform at L.A.’s prestigious Walt Disney Concert Hall. It’s even more exceptional when the performance is given by student musicians playing in a university orchestra. But on April […]

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Principal Guest Conductor Nipatdh Kanchanahuta conducts the UCLA Wind Ensemble

March 7th, 2011 · Comments Off on Principal Guest Conductor Nipatdh Kanchanahuta conducts the UCLA Wind Ensemble

Principal Guest Conductor Nipatdh Kanchanahuta joined the UCLA Wind Ensemble on March 2, 2011, performing “Chakra” by Narong Prangcharoen in Schoenberg Hall on the UCLA campus. Nipatdh Kanchanahuta is the Conductor of the Wind Symphony at Kasetsart University in Bangkok, Thailand. Composer Narong Prangcharoen has taught in the Western Music Department of Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, […]

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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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Ethnomusicology Jazz Orchestra performs at 1st Annual Jazz Education Network Conference

August 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments

We have heard from Prof. Charley Harrison, who writes: “The Jazz Orchestra performed at the 1st Annual Jazz Education Network Conference, which was held at The University of Missouri – St. Louis, May 20-22, 2010. Our performance was on the final day of the conference, Saturday, May 22. Here are the names of the students […]

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Professor Douglas Masek to premiere new work in South Africa in September

July 29th, 2010 · 14 Comments

Saxophone Professor Douglas Masek will be perfoming in South Africa September 2-9 to premiere a new work written for him, for saxophone and orchestra, by South African composer, Noel Stockton. In addition to his performances with orchesra, Masek will also present a recital at North-West University Conservatory Hall, in Potchefstroom and a Master Class/performance at […]

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Summer update from Professor Christoph Bull

June 30th, 2010 · Comments Off on Summer update from Professor Christoph Bull

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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Ethnomusicology faculty member Tamir Hendelman — summer tour and CD

June 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments

We have heard from Tamir Hendelman, Ethnomusicology faculty member and professor of jazz theory and improvisation regarding his summer plans. He says: “I will be touring with the Jeff Hamilton Trio on these dates: Jardine?s, Kansas City July 16-17 San Jose Jazz Fest Aug 15 Yoshi?s Oakland Aug 16 Vail Jazz Festival Sept 3-6 Dazzle, […]

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Soprano Nicole Taylor celebrates African-American History month with concert activities in Amman, Jordan

February 10th, 2010 · Comments Off on Soprano Nicole Taylor celebrates African-American History month with concert activities in Amman, Jordan

Music Department voice student, soprano Nicole Taylor, recently presented a concert, master class, and a performance for students in Amman Jordan, where her presentation of classic African-American spirituals and folk songs were greatly appreciated by the audiences, as were three songs in Arabic included in her program. Nicole’s trip was sponsored in part by the […]

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