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Music Department String Chamber Group VEM, Mezzo Danielle Bayne, To Perform in Armenia

March 15th, 2016 · No Comments

Professor Movses Pogossian has shared with us some great news. A string chamber group from UCLA, along with UCLA mezzo-soprano Danielle Bayne, will be traveling to Armenia this week to take part in a workshop and performances. Here is what he says: “Mezzo soprano Danielle Bayne and VEM String Quartet (all of them graduate students […]

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Music Graduate composition Student Shares Summer Activities in Croatia and Hungary

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Graduate composition student Glen Llorente has sent us an update on last summer’s activities, which include studying at the Upbeat! International Summer School for Composition (July 25 ? August 5, 2015), and an orchestral collaboration project with the Danube Symphony Orchestra in Budapest, Hungary. With regard to the Upbeat! experience, he says: “This summer, I […]

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Updates on Composition Professor Adam Schoenberg

February 12th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Adam Schoenberg is one of the most performed composers of his generation. This season, his orchestral works see performances from Florida to Finland; his composition Finding Rothko will have been played over 40 times. In November, pianist Nadia Shpachenko released an album of piano music including Schoenberg’s Picture Etudes, inspired by Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an […]

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Contempo Flux Fall 2014 Chamber Music Concert

December 4th, 2014 · 5 Comments

The UCLA contemporary chamber music ensemble, Contempo Flux, would like to invite everyone to come and enjoy the Department of Music?s contemporary music ensemble, Contempo Flux, in a program of music by Charles Ives, George Crumb, Robert Erickson, and Stephen Hartke. Admission is free.

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UCLA Music Professor Mark Carlson Premieres New Work November 4

October 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We have heard from Professor Carlson that his newest piece, The Stargazer, for flute, cello, and piano, will be premiered by Chamber Music Palisades on Tuesday, November 4, at 8:00 pm, at St. Matthew?s Parish 1031 Bienveneda Avenue Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 Susan Greenberg, flute, Peter Myers, cello, and Delores Stevens, cello. Students with current […]

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Adam Schoenberg is Winning Over Orchestras and Audiences

March 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adam Schoenberg is Winning Over Orchestras and Audiences American composer Adam Schoenberg is enjoying widespread success with his orchestral works Finding Rothko (2006) and American Symphony (2011). Finding Rothko will soon have over 30 performances to its credit, with more coming up next season with the Florida Orchestra and Phoenix Symphony, among others. American Symphony […]

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UCLA Contempo Flux Winter 2014 Chamber Music Recital

March 20th, 2014 · 2 Comments

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Music Composition Student Josh Fishbein Wins the Cantate?s Young Composers? Contest

January 10th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Winner of the 2013 Young Composers? Contest ?Once upon a time there was a prep-school boy. He was called Britten mi[nor], his initials were E.B., his age was nine, and his locker was number seventeen?There was one curious thing about this boy: he wrote music.? ? E. B. Britten Cantate Chamber Singers, directed by Gis?le […]

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Contempo Flux Concert December 8th

December 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Please come and enjoy the Department of Music’s contemporary music ensemble, Contempo Flux, in a program of music by Henri Dutilleux, Benjamin Britten, Gavin Bryars, Elliott Carter, Toru Takemitsu, Chen Yi, Paul Chihara, and B?la Bart?k. Admission is free.

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Graduate Composition Student Kevork Andonian Screens “Rock Springs” at the LA Film and Script Festival

November 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

We have just heard of this new success by graduate composition student Kevork Andonian. He says: “The film “Rock Springs” for which Kevork Andonian wrote the music was screened at the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival on Nov. 3 of this year. “Rock Springs” is directed by Lewei He and produced by Leroy Thomas. […]

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