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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 · No Comments

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 · No Comments

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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 · No Comments

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 · No Comments

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 · No Comments

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 · No Comments

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 · No Comments

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 · No Comments

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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VEM Quartet in Armenia!

March 29th, 2016 · 2 Comments

The VEM Quartet along with mezzo soprano, Danielle Bayne, and Professor Movses Pogossian has returned from Yerevan with full stomachs and the music of Armenia in our hearts. We had a wonderful week, packed with music, food, instant friendships, and curious exploration of a rich and beautiful culture. After a long journey of air travel […]

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