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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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Music graduate Dr. Xiao Chen wins Lorin Hollander American Prize

January 4th, 2018 · No Comments

Dr. Xiao Chen, a recent graduate of the Music Department’s piano program where she studied with Professor Inna Faliks, has recently won the Hollander American prize. More information can be read on their blog by clicking HERE. From the blog: The American Prize in Piano Performance (concerto), 2017-18?The Lorin Hollander Award (college/university division) The American […]

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GRAMMY Nominations at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

December 7th, 2017 · No Comments

The 60th GRAMMY Award nominations, announced recently by the Recording Academy, include a handful of UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music faculty, artists-in-residence, staff or alumni, among them Richard Danielpour, Billy Childs, Chris Potter, Daniel Seeff and Randy Newman. Award-winning composer and Professor of Composition Music Richard Danielpour tops the list. He is competing for […]

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Professor Inna Faliks Shares Photos From Recent China Tour

December 4th, 2017 · No Comments

We received the following news from Music Department Professor Inna Faliks, who recently performed several times in China and followed up that visit with a concert at the National Gallery of Art. “I wanted to share a few snapshots from my recent tour in China. I had the great pleasure of playing recitals and giving […]

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UCLA Students win Frances Walton Competition and Tour Eastern Washington

October 2nd, 2017 · 3 Comments

EASTERN WASHINGTON STATE CONCERT TOUR Earlier this year, right around the end of spring, before the summer heat would melt any organism along the West Coast of America, Xiao Chen and Xenia Deviatkina-Loh, who are both graduate students of UCLA?s School of Music, flew to Seattle to compete in the Frances Walton Competition. The day […]

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Video Community Outreach with UCLA Spikes

September 28th, 2017 · No Comments

We have just heard about this great performance earlier this year from cello professor Antonio Lysy. VIDEO: COMMUNITY OUTREACH WITH UCLA SPIKES Earlier this year, UCLA Spikes performed at the California Institution for Women and the California Rehabilitation Center. Performing works ranging from Bach and Debussy to Elvis Presley, the ensemble, comprised of UCLA strings […]

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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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Review from the Classical Voice North America of Performance of Mahler’s 6th Symphony for Piano Four Hands

September 5th, 2017 · No Comments

We’ve received this update from Professor Inna Faliks regarding a review of a recent performance of Mahler’s 6th Symphony for Piano with Four Hands: Classical Voice North America wrote: “On Aug. 31, Inna Faliks, the charismatic Ukraine-born pianist, made her highly anticipated Ravinia debut, performing as a piano duo with Daniel Schlosberg. …they conveyed Mahler?s […]

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Emeritus Professor Sheridon Stokes Honored at National Flute Association Convention

August 14th, 2017 · No Comments

We have received the following great news from recently retired (and renowned) flute instructor Sheridon Stokes. Prof. Stokes says: “I thought this might be interesting. Thurs. I played flute solos from movies I did with a 250 piece flute orchestra in Minneapolis at the National Flute Association convention. The piece was called “Magic of the […]

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