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Music Grad student Kevork Andonian reports summer activities

July 12th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Kevork Andonian, Music graduate student in composition (whom we have blogged about several times) sent us the following email about his summer activities–glad you are keeping busy, Kevork! “Kevork Andonian, UCLA PhD Candidate in Music Composition, had his composition for flute and marimba entitled A Longing For Joy performed at this year’s “Piccolo Spoleto Festival” […]

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Quick update from guitar professor, Peter Yates

July 6th, 2011 · 11 Comments

Peter Yates, professor of guitar in the Music Department, sent in this short note about his summer activities: “My summer begins with performances on bowed guitar (arpeggione) at the Los Angeles Guitar Festival, and then moves on to various recording projects. These include “Four Bagatelles” for two guitars by UCLA MFA alumnus Buzz Gravelle, “Five […]

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Musicology Ph.D. student Jeremy Mikush–summer activities a benefit of the HASOM Student Opportunity Fund

June 29th, 2011 · 9 Comments

We have heard from Musicologh Ph.D. Student Jeremy Mikush about his fun and wide-ranging summer activities. Here is a quick blog about what he is doing this summer: Jeremy Mikush, a Ph.D. candidate in the Musicology Department, has been in France since early June practicing his French and doing research in Paris for an article […]

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Music graduate student Joshua Addison blogs about John Cale concert

October 4th, 2010 · 4 Comments

What first strikes me about John Cale as he comes onstage is his hair. A full rainbow of color sits atop his head. And these colorful locks bestow an unearthly quality to an otherwise unassuming figure. Having acknowledged our applause in kind, soft-spoken words, he bangs out a D minor chord at the keyboard and […]

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Professor Neal Stulberg shares memories of his teacher, pianist Leonard Shure

August 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Just received from Music Department professor Neal Stulberg, Director of Orchestral Studies: “On July 24, 2010 at Mannes College in New York, I was honored to participate in a daylong centennial tribute to Leonard Shure (1910-1995), a magnificent American pianist and one of my formative teachers. The symposium included sessions about Shure?s recordings, showings of […]

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Summer update from Professor Christoph Bull

June 30th, 2010 · Comments Off on Summer update from Professor Christoph Bull

We just received this news from Organ Professor Christoph Bull: ?Christoph Bull musical travels have led him to Germany and the Netherlands this summer. On June 19, he performed for the film museum in D?sseldorf, Germany, improvising scores for one of the earliest silent movies, The Great Train Robbery, and Hitchcock?s The Lodger. Subsequently, he […]

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Bloomsday at the Hammer

June 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Professor Neal Stulberg has shared with us a recent “Bloomsday” experience at the Hammer Museum: “June 16 is celebrated around the world as “Bloomsday” — the 24-hour period portrayed in James Joyce’s epic novel “Ulysses.” (The protagonists of the book are Leopold and Molly Bloom.) This past June 16, Los Angeles celebrated Bloomsday at the […]

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Musicology grad student Marianna Ritchey to study at Biblioth?que Nationale in Paris

June 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Musicology grad student Marianna Ritchey to study at Biblioth?que Nationale in Paris

We have heard some exciting news from Musicology graduate student Marianna Ritchey about her summer plans. She says: “I’m a sixth year in the Musicology department, finishing up my dissertation (Susan McClary is my chair) and applying for jobs this year. This summer I got a CEES grant to spend a month in Paris doing […]

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Obituary–Bess Lomax Hawes (1921 – 2009)

January 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Bess Lomax Hawes, a musician, folklorist and prominent anthropologist at CalState Northridge passed away in November 2009. She was 88. Steeped in folk music from birth, she was the youngest child of John A. Lomax and Bess Bauman Brown. Born Jan. 21, 1921, in Austin, Texas, she was home-schooled by her mother, who also taught […]

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Peter Yates, guitar professor, will demonstrate research into bowed guitar

January 29th, 2009 · 83 Comments

Peter Yates, Professor of guitar in the Department of Music, will show some of the results of his recent investigations into the arpeggione (19th-century bowed guitar) in a concert at 4pm on Sunday Feb. 1st in the organ studio. He has had to build his own instrument (cruelly sacrificing a beautiful baby cello and a […]

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