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UCLA Wind Ensemble performs at the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA)

March 29th, 2016 · No Comments

Here’s an update from Wind Ensemble Director Prof. Travis Cross– “The UCLA Wind Ensemble gave an invited performance at the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Western/Northwestern Division Conference at the University of Nevada, Reno, on Saturday, March 19, 2016. CBDNA is the primary professional organization for college band directors, and appearances at division and […]

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Music Student Shaniee Parker Becomes Miss Malibu Coast 2016 With a Platform of Music in the Schools

February 19th, 2016 · No Comments

Shaniee Parker, a graduate student in clarinet performance, has shared some great news with us. She says: “On Valentine’s Day I competed in the Miss America Organization and won Miss Malibu Coast. With this title I will be able to promote my platform of “Keeping Quality Music Education in California Schools and the Importance of […]

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UCLA Choral Outreach Program Succeeds with Help of Outside Sponsors

October 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

We have heard from Assistant Director of Choral Activities Dr. Rebecca Lord, who has asked that we share this wonderful news with everyone. The Choral Outreach Program wishes to extend an enormous thank you to this season’s sponsors, who have made the mission of bringing choral excellence to the students of Southern California possible! Top […]

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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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Igudesman and Joo Performance at UCLA

October 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Professor Antonio Lysy shared this enjoyable video with us from last year’s performance by Igudesman and Joo here at UCLA. This is a clip from the ‘8 to 88’ workshop promotion video given by Igudesman and Joo, which highlights UCLA and our students extensively, and is very entertaining. It is now officially on Youtube and […]

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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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Update on Choral Activities and travel–Phoenix concert and more!

March 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dress rehearsal The UCLA Chorale just returned from their trip to Arizona where they performed the Verdi ?Requiem? for the Arizona Musicfest. The performance was a smashing success and we want to thank all who made it possible. They traveled by bus to Scottsdale, Arizona last week, where they combined with the festival orchestra and […]

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Saxophone Professor Douglas Masek in upcoming LACMA concert

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments

Today we received this news from Prof. Douglas Masek about an upcoming summer activity: I have a very cool summer concert coming up Sunday, July 3 at LACMA (Los Angles County Museum of Art). I will be performing with pianist, Bryan Pezzone, and with my saxophone quartet ( Encore Saxophone Quartet). We’ll be playing an […]

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UCLA Drumline performs in Nagoya, Japan

July 20th, 2010 · 6 Comments

The UCLA Drumline performed in Nagoya, Japan at the 27th Annual Ekitopia Festival Parade in May 2010. Fourteen members of the twenty-eight member drumline traveled on the all expense paid trip that included a side trip to Kyoto. Funding for the trip came from the Ekitopia* Festival, the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Student […]

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10 Questions for Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje: Looking back and forward ? from the violin?s roots in Africa to the future of ethnomusicology

December 20th, 2009 · 22 Comments

Jacqueline Cogdell DjeDje is professor and chair of the Ethnomusicology Department at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Professor DjeDje is author of the 2008 book, Fiddling in West Africa: Touching the Spirit in Fulbe, Hausa, and Dagbamba Cultures, which won the Alan Merriam Prize. The award, given by the Society for Ethnomusicology to […]

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