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GRAMMY Nominations at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

December 7th, 2017 · Comments Off on GRAMMY Nominations at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

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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Department of Music to Welcome New Faculty in Fall 2017

May 25th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is delighted to announce that three exceptional artists have accepted the offer of an appointment in the Department of Music: Denis Bouriakov, principal flute of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and composers Richard Danielpour and Kay Rhie. Denis Bouriakov, who will serve as lecturer in flute performance, succeeds Sheridon […]

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Herb Alpert School of Music Artists Contribute to Multiple GRAMMY-Nominated Projects

December 14th, 2016 · Comments Off on Herb Alpert School of Music Artists Contribute to Multiple GRAMMY-Nominated Projects

Jazz, classical, world music, and composition faculty and staff at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music are among a talented pool of artists who contributed to projects recognized by the Recording Academy with 2017 GRAMMY nominations. Our namesake and patron, Herb Alpert, also hit a major milestone: he received his tenth GRAMMY nod this […]

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Contempo Flux Ensemble Presents Contemporary Music in Concert December 3

November 16th, 2016 · Comments Off on Contempo Flux Ensemble Presents Contemporary Music in Concert December 3

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New CD of music by HASOM faculty member John Steinmetz has been released by Mill Avenue Chamber Players

September 27th, 2016 · Comments Off on New CD of music by HASOM faculty member John Steinmetz has been released by Mill Avenue Chamber Players

Recently shared by Professor John Steinmetz: A new CD of music by HASOM faculty member John Steinmetz has been released by Mill Ave. Chamber Players: http://millavechamberplayers.com/purchase-tickets/what-the-birds-said-music-of-john-steinmetz-cd “What the Birds Said” Music of John Steinmetz CD millavechamberplayers.com Recorded in June 2016, the Mill Ave Chamber Players and the Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet recorded the chamber music […]

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UCLA Music Department Participates in Faculty Exchange with Capital Normal University in Beijing

September 27th, 2016 · Comments Off on UCLA Music Department Participates in Faculty Exchange with Capital Normal University in Beijing

We have heard from Professors Inna Faliks and Lily Chen-Hafteck about their recent trip to China to exchange ideas and information with Faculty at Capital Normal University in Beijing. The September 2016 UCLA faculty exchange was a fascinating adventure. Organized by Lily Chen-Hafteck, the team, which included Lily Chen-Hafteck, Neal Stulberg, Antonio Lysy, Inna Faliks, […]

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Professor Christoph Bull

July 26th, 2016 · Comments Off on Professor Christoph Bull

Organ professor and University Organist Chrisoph Bull has shared the following news about his summer activities, as well as photos, which we always love to get. He says: “I recorded the pipe organ parts for the new Ghostbusters movie at First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. Theodore Shapiro was the composer, Chris Fogel the engineer. […]

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Mill Avenue Chamber Players records John Steinmetz Compositions

July 25th, 2016 · Comments Off on Mill Avenue Chamber Players records John Steinmetz Compositions

John Steinmetz, faculty bassoonist, was in Phoenix in June to produce a recording of three of his compositions. The Mill Avenue Chamber Players recorded John’s Quintet for winds and his woodwind quartet Fits and Starts. (That quartet was commissioned by UCLA’s Gary Gray for a performance by the UCLA faculty woodwinds.) The Pacific Arts Woodwind […]

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John Williams pays visit to UCLA Composition Forum students

June 6th, 2016 · Comments Off on John Williams pays visit to UCLA Composition Forum students

Composer John Williams paid a visit to Music 290 (Composition Forum) taught by Professor Gloria Cheng, on Thursday, June 2nd. He had been scheduled for a visit the day before, but because of the tragic events on campus that day was willing to return the following day. As Professor Cheng notes: “He shared some of […]

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Second Annual Thomas Lee Student Composition Competition

April 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on Second Annual Thomas Lee Student Composition Competition

From Professor Travis Cross: “Dear music students and faculty, For the second year now, the UCLA Wind Ensemble has hosted the Thomas Lee Student Composition Competition, which invites current UCLA students to submit original works for band and wind ensemble, with a winner chosen for performance by the UCLA Wind Ensemble. This year’s entries were […]

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