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Pianist Inna Faliks featured in WTTW review of Beethoven master works

October 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Please enjoy this recent article from WTTW, which includes video clips of UCLA Music Department faculty member Inna Faliks. CLICK HERE FOR FULL REVIEW

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Contempo Flux Spring Recital June 9th, 2013

June 6th, 2013 · No Comments

Contempo Flux invites you to our Spring Recital on Sunday, June 9, at 2pm, in Jan Popper Theater. Our major offering will be Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire, with Caroline Mason in the soprano/sprechstimme role, conducted by Ryan Dudenbostel. The Schoenberg family, who kindly provided parts for each player, will be in attendance. Gloria Cheng joins […]

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Music Graduate Composition Student Josh Fishbein Wins Choral Composition Prize

May 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

We heard from Josh Fishbein today that he has won the Delaware Valley Chorale’s 2013 Competition for Young Choral Composers. Josh is a Ph.D. student in composition who has already won several prestigious composition prizes. He says: “I was recently informed that my composition, Adon Olam for SATB Chorus and Piano, has been selected as […]

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Pacific Serenades Honored with Letter of Distinction at New Music USA Awards Ceremony

May 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Prof. Mark Carlson, founder and Director of Pacific Serenades, shared the following today: “I was in NYC for the New Music USA awards ceremony, at which Pacific Serenades was being honored with a Letter of Distinction. The Founders’ Award winner was Meredith Monk, and besides Pacific Serenades, the other Letter of Distinction winners were William […]

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Tuning in to a Tuscan music festival–UCLA Camarades string quartet makes news at Italian music festival

May 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment

We have just received this news from Prof. Antonio Lysy regarding last summer’s festival, which he organizes every year, in Tuscany–Incontri in Terra di Siena. La Foce is the location of this annual festival and there is a lovely article from The Guardian/Observer describing the locale, the history and last yeawr’s festival. Please read the […]

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2008 MA Composition grad Joe Trapanese has new movie credit with “Oblivion”

May 10th, 2013 · No Comments

We have just found out that our talented 2008 MA grad in Composition, Joseph Trapanese, who has been very busy with film composing both before and after his graduation, has another feather in his cap. He has had a major triumph in Hollywood: the feature starring Tom Cruise, which is doing incredible sales internationally. OBLIVION […]

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MM Voice grad Tracy Cox thrills audience at Broad Theater

April 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments

We have heard from the Director of Opera UCLA regarding the performance of our own grad Tracy Cox, winner of last year’s Marilyn Horne competition for voice, and Maureen Zoltek, winner of the piano prize, in recital at the Broad Theater on April 21st. He says: “Yesterday afternoon, Tracy Cox, MM in Voice 2010, appeared […]

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Contempo Flux March 17 concert to feature music by Ligeti, Adams, Young and Schoenberg

March 11th, 2013 · 7 Comments

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Russian performances of works by UCLA Music professor David Lefkowitz and composition graduate student Jamie Thierman

February 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Music Department Prof. Lefkowitz and student Jamie Thierman recently traveled to Russia to hear their compositions performed on January 28th at the Moscow Concert Hall. The original concert was advertised at this website. Professor Lefkowitz has followed up on this exciting trip and performance with more information on interviews conducted while they were in Moscow. […]

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UCLA Music trumpet ensemble opens Pac-12 Men’s basketball at Pauley Pavilion

February 6th, 2013 · 4 Comments

From Prof. Jens Lindemann, who shared this nationally televised video clip of some virtuoso trumpet playing by music students. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7f96gg6oVA&feature=youtu.be The students playing with Prof. Lindemann are: Jon Bhatia Erick Jova David Pittell Forrest Powell The arrangement is by one of our own grads, Kenny Wood

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