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Chancellor’s Residence Recitals, April and May, 2016

April 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Mrs. Carol Block has forwarded to us more snaps from the most recent recitals at the Residence. The first one, from April 27th, features cellist Charles Tyler and RJ Pearce on the piano. They performed Francis Poulenc’s Sonata for cello and piano. Here is a photo of both musicians with Mrs. Block. From May 3, […]

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UCLA Profs Take Part in LA Opera Teacher Training Seminar

April 20th, 2016 · No Comments

Professor Peter Kazaras, Director of Opera UCLA, reports that he, Professor Mitchell Morris from the Musicology Department, and Professor Michael Hackett from the School of Theater, Film & Television, participated recently in a teacher training seminar with LA Opera. He says: “I was invited to participate on Saturday in the LA Opera Teachers in Training […]

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Update on Voice/Opera Alumni Successes

April 19th, 2016 · No Comments

We have heard from several of our voice/opera alumni recently with good news regarding their ongoing career successes and awards. First, from Tracy Cox (L.A. Opera’s 2010 Young Artist of the Year)?in addition to appearing locally in some of Pacific Opera Project?s productions, and winning a number of prestigious awards and prizes, travelling and singing […]

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Second Annual Thomas Lee Student Composition Competition

April 13th, 2016 · No Comments

From Professor Travis Cross: “Dear music students and faculty, For the second year now, the UCLA Wind Ensemble has hosted the Thomas Lee Student Composition Competition, which invites current UCLA students to submit original works for band and wind ensemble, with a winner chosen for performance by the UCLA Wind Ensemble. This year’s entries were […]

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Chancellor’s Recital photos, March 17 through April 7

April 7th, 2016 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has shared the following photos from three recent successful recitals at the Chancellor’s residence. On March 17th, the recital featured clarinetist Shaniee Parker and pianist Ge Gao in a program of English composers Shaniee Parker and Ge Gao with Mrs. Block On April 5, 2016, the Residence recital featured pianist Tim Rantung in […]

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Vocal Vision Awards 2016

April 4th, 2016 · No Comments

From Director of Opera UCLA Peter Kazaras: “The results are in for the inaugural Vocal Vision Awards at UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, held on Sunday afternoon April 3, 2016. A distinguished panel of three judges including Robin Guarino (Professor of Opera and J. Ralph Corbett Distinguished Chair in Opera at University of Cincinnati […]

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UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Hosts EDM DJ Competition

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music recently partnered with legendary DJ Paul Oakenfold to hold a DJ competition. UCLA students competed to win the extraordinary opportunity to spin at the official after party for the inaugural Electronic Music Awards & Foundation show ? co-produced by Paul Oakenfold and FOX on April 14th. On Saturday, […]

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VEM Quartet in Armenia!

March 29th, 2016 · 2 Comments

The VEM Quartet along with mezzo soprano, Danielle Bayne, and Professor Movses Pogossian has returned from Yerevan with full stomachs and the music of Armenia in our hearts. We had a wonderful week, packed with music, food, instant friendships, and curious exploration of a rich and beautiful culture. After a long journey of air travel […]

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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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UCLA Music Faculty with L.A. Philharmonic Perform for Stephen Colbert

March 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

Professor Travis Cross shared the following today: “Did you catch the outstanding performance by Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic brass and percussion sections on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert? If so, you saw and heard UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music faculty members Raynor Carroll (percussion), James Miller (trombone), and Thomas Hooten […]

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