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Work which received its world premiere at UCLA wins 2018 Global Music Awards Gold Medal

June 25th, 2018 · No Comments

American composer Earl Louis Stewart has won a 2018 Global Music Awards Gold Medal in the category Counterpoint Classical/Jazz for his composition Homage to Swing (Identity 158), which received its world premiere at Schoenberg Hall on February 5, 2017. The four movement symphony, which represents the merging of swing with traditional symphonic design, was the […]

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Piano Student Xiao Chen Takes Second Prize at Carmel Music Society Piano Competition 2018

June 12th, 2018 · No Comments

Professor Inna Faliks has let us know that piano graduate student Xiao Chen has just won the second prize in the Carmel Music Society Piano Competition. She has written: Please join me in congratulating our DMA graduate and Principal Musician Xiao Chen, who won 2nd prize in the venerable Carmel Music Society Piano Competition. Here […]

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Professor Mark Kligman named new Chair of the Department of Ethnomusicology

June 11th, 2018 · No Comments

Professor Mark Kligman, a scholar of Jewish music, will become chair of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Department of Ethnomusicology on July 1, 2018. Kligman, who joined UCLA in 2014, will serve a three-year term. He succeeds Professor Steve Loza, who successfully led the Department of Ethnomusicology for three years as chair and […]

Tags: Ethnomusicologists · Faculty · Musicologists

End of Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series

June 5th, 2018 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has shared with us photos from the last two recitals of the series: On May 22nd, violinist Priyanka Venkatesh and accompanist Dr James Lent–this photo shows Priyanka with Mrs. Block. Matthew Lombard, Juan Rivera, and Jocelyn Yeo, From the recital on May 23rd. The three musicians are shown here with Mrs. Block

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UCLA Contempo Flux Spring 2018 Chamber Music Recital

May 21st, 2018 · Comments Off on UCLA Contempo Flux Spring 2018 Chamber Music Recital

UCLA Contempo Flux Spring 2018 Chamber Music Recital Saturday, June 9 at 4 PM – 5:30 PM Schoenberg Hall Directed by Gloria Cheng FREE ~ Reception to follow~ Parking Available in Lot 2 ANTON WEBERN, Concerto for Nine Instruments, Op. 24 Irwin Hui, flute Will Stevens, oboe Nicole Galisatus, clarinet Duncan Smith, horn Natalie Dungey, […]

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Chancellor’s Residence May Recitals Update

May 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on Chancellor’s Residence May Recitals Update

We have received photos from Mrs. Block from this month’s recital series at the residence. The following performers entertained staff members from various areas of the campus. Prof. James Lent and his collaborative piano students This string chamber quintet (Tiffany Wee, Shota Homma, Xenia Deviatkina Loh, Connie Song, and Jeffrey Ho) performed a Brahms Piano […]

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Judith Finell, musicologist and UCLA alumna, to deliver 2018 UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music commencement address

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on Judith Finell, musicologist and UCLA alumna, to deliver 2018 UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music commencement address

Judith Finell, a renowned musicologist specializing in forensics and music copyright, the president of Judith Finell MusicServices Inc., a music consulting firm in New York and Los Angeles, and a UCLA alumna, will be the keynote speaker for the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music 2018 commencement ceremony, scheduled for Friday, June 15 at 4 […]

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Chancellors Residence Recital Updates–May 1 and 2

May 7th, 2018 · Comments Off on Chancellors Residence Recital Updates–May 1 and 2

Mrs. Block has again shared with us some photos of the most recent recitals enjoyed by campus staff audienceces. On May 1st Anli Lin Tong, with Mrs. Block, performed a program of Chopin on the piano. On May 2nd, Xenia Deviatkina-Loh (violin) and Dr. Xiang Chen (piano) performed Brahms, Beethoven, and Waxman for their audience.

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Pianist Faliks reinvigorates a Schumann standby in MISO?s season finale

May 2nd, 2018 · Comments Off on Pianist Faliks reinvigorates a Schumann standby in MISO?s season finale

This just in from Professor Inna Faliks–A lovely review of her recent performance in Miami By Lawrence Budmen Pianist Inna Faliks played Schumann with the Miami Symphony Orchestra Sunday at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall. Pianist Inna Faliks played Schumann alongside the Miami Symphony Orchestra Sunday at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall. Robert […]

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Anna Morcom accepts post as the Mohindar Brar Sambhi Endowed Chair in Indian Music

April 25th, 2018 · Comments Off on Anna Morcom accepts post as the Mohindar Brar Sambhi Endowed Chair in Indian Music

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Department of Ethnomusicology is pleased to announce that Anna Morcom has accepted the department’s offer to be the next holder of the Mohindar Brar Sambhi Endowed Chair in Indian Music. Established in 2005, the Sambhi Chair supports the performance, study and teaching of the music of India in […]

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