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Paul Chihara ballet “Yulan” premieres in Dalian, China

November 29th, 2012 · 4 Comments

We have a quick post from Music Professor Paul Chihara, who is in Dalian, China for the premiere of his ballet “Yulan.” The ballet premiered November 27, 2013. He reports that it was a “very fine success!” Below is a photo of the finale of Act 2.

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UCLA Contempo Flux Fall 2012 Chamber Music Recital

November 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment

UCLA Contempo Flux Fall 2012 Chamber Music Recital Sunday, December 9th, 2012 – 2 PM Jan Popper Theatre, UCLA Schoenberg Music Building FREE -Reception to follow- Parking available in Lot 2 ($3/hour; $11/day) David Lang, Gravity Hojoon Kim, piano Sanaz Rezai, piano David Lang, Sweet Air Elizabeth Melnikas, flute Antonio Pina, clarinet Simone DeLeon, violin […]

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Updates from grad student Josh Fishbein and graduate Jorge Uzcategui

November 21st, 2012 · 3 Comments

We have had exciting emails recently from both of these talented students. Josh Fishbein Josh Fishbein has entered into a publishing contract with ECS Publishing (see some of our archived news articles and blogs on Josh’s prizewinning compositions) for several of his choral works. A fuller announcement can be read on the ECS website. Congratulations, […]

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Music Professor Mark Carlson premieres two works with Colorado Chamber Players

October 10th, 2012 · No Comments

UCLA Department of Music Theory and Composition professor Mark Carlson has let us know that two of his seminal works, View from the Hilltop for clarinet, string trio, and piano, and his Piano Quartet. In addition, excerpts will be played from his Hall of Mirrors.. Please read all about this upcoming performance at: http://www.coloradochamberplayers.org/events/mark_carlson

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Contempo Flux Spring Chamber Music Concert 2012

May 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments

For those of you interested in great performances of contemporary music under the direction of acclaimed Grammy-winning pianist Gloria Cheng, please plan to attend the upcoming concert of UCLA’s Contempo Flux Contemporary Music Ensemble. ———————————- The Contempo Flux Spring 2012 chamber music concert will be held on Sunday, June 10th, at 2:00. Our moveable program […]

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UCLA Camarades String Chamber Music Concert at Lou Harrison’s House in Joshua Tree, California

May 9th, 2012 · No Comments

We received the following great write-up and photos from Music Department professor, Movses Pogossian. Shared credits go to Ben Bartelt, one of the participants. Enjoy! ****** Recently I had the pleasure and honor of performing some chamber music in a former residence of American composer Lou Harrison, for a concert that was both one of […]

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Film with music by Music Department Ph.D. Candidate Drew Schnurr premiering April 22nd

April 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments

We have heard some great news from composition grad Drew Schnurr–the film “Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist”, produced and directed by Peter Jay Brown and with music by Drew Schnurr, has premiered internationally and will be released in the U.S. on April 22nd–Earth Day. He has provided the following information: CONFESSIONS OF AN ECO-TERRORIST, a film […]

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PhD Candidate Kevork Andonian participates in film scoring workshop in Toronto

March 13th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Kevork Andonian was one of five composers selected for the 2012?Emerging Composer-Director Match-Up Programme jointly organized by the Screen Composers Guild of Canada and the Canadian Film Centre (CFC). ?This programme takes place annually in Toronto and is akin to the ASCAP Television and Film Scoring Workshop held every summer in Los Angeles.? Kevork was […]

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PhD Candidate Kevork Andonian reports on two recent concerts

January 5th, 2012 · No Comments

On October 29, 2011 Kevork Andonian’s arrangement of Astor Piazzolla’s “Libertango” was performed by the Los Angeles Dream Orchestra at Zipper Hall as part of their debut concert. ?The orchestra was founded by Daniel Suk who is also a Doctoral Candidate at HASOM. UCLA voice professor Vladimir Chernov and former UCLA vocal student Erin Wood […]

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Fishbein wins ACDA?s Brock Student Composition Contest

January 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Joshua Fishbein, a 2nd-year PhD student in music composition at UCLA, has recently won the Raymond W. Brock Memorial Student Composition Contest of the American Choral Directors Association. This contest is an opportunity for young composers to showcase their talents and have their work presented at an ACDA conference. Selected nationally, Fishbein?s work will be […]

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