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Obituary–Bess Lomax Hawes (1921 – 2009)

January 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Bess Lomax Hawes, a musician, folklorist and prominent anthropologist at CalState Northridge passed away in November 2009. She was 88. Steeped in folk music from birth, she was the youngest child of John A. Lomax and Bess Bauman Brown. Born Jan. 21, 1921, in Austin, Texas, she was home-schooled by her mother, who also taught […]

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10 Questions for Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje: Looking back and forward ? from the violin?s roots in Africa to the future of ethnomusicology

December 20th, 2009 · 21 Comments

Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje is professor and chair of the Ethnomusicology Department at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Professor DjeDje is author of the 2008 book, Fiddling in West Africa: Touching the Spirit in Fulbe, Hausa, and Dagbamba Cultures, which won the Alan Merriam Prize. The award, given by the Society for Ethnomusicology to […]

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Shanghai Jiaotong University Orchestra performs at UCLA

October 21st, 2009 · Comments Off on Shanghai Jiaotong University Orchestra performs at UCLA

Professor Neal Stulberg, Director of Orchestral Studies for the Department of Music, has shared this news about a recent performance by the Shanghai Jiaotong University Orchestra’s visit, and the photos below were shared by Director Tim Rice of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music: “On September 25 at Schoenberg Hall, the UCLA Herb Alpert […]

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Ethnomusicology student Nolan Warden performs in the Canary Islands

February 20th, 2009 · 3 Comments

We received this news from Ethnomusicology student Nolan Warden about an exciting performance in which he participated this month in the Canary Islands. He has also shared some photos of the experience. Nolan says: “In the first week of February, I traveled to the Canary Islands to perform in “La Pasion Segun San Marcos” by […]

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Project Rishi: Concert April 26th

April 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on Project Rishi: Concert April 26th

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