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Music Professor Sheridon Stokes to be Featured at National Flute Association and to Perform at 15th Annual Chamber Music on the Mountain

August 9th, 2016 · No Comments

Flute Professor Sheridon Stokes has forwarded some information about his activities this summer, which will be of interest to flute and wind instrument fans. First, he is being featured in the opening concert of the National Flute Association in San Diego. He will be playing flute solos from movies in which his playing was featured, […]

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Professor Christoph Bull

July 26th, 2016 · No Comments

Organ professor and University Organist Chrisoph Bull has shared the following news about his summer activities, as well as photos, which we always love to get. He says: “I recorded the pipe organ parts for the new Ghostbusters movie at First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. Theodore Shapiro was the composer, Chris Fogel the engineer. […]

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Professor Guillaume Sutre shares summer performance schedule

July 26th, 2016 · No Comments

Music violin professor Guillaume Sutre has shared the following information about some of his activities this summer–he is going to be VERY busy! —— He writes: “With my wife, harpist Kyunghee Kim-Sutre, we are having a pretty busy summer. – With cellist Sung-Won Yang, we performed in Saint-Emilion (France) on June 23rd, celebrating the 130th […]

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Opera UCLA Director Peter Kazaras directs “The Thieving Magpie” at Glimmerglass

July 25th, 2016 · No Comments

Professor Peter Kazaras, Director of Opera UCLA has shared the following links to photos and a review of this year’s Glimmerglass Festival production of “The Thieving Magpie,” which he directed this summer. https://glimmerglass.smugmug.com/Press/2016-The-Thieving-Magpie-Press/i-5TTM5N8/A https://glimmerglass.smugmug.com/Press/2016-The-Thieving-Magpie-Press/i-BcMgS7B/A http://www.newyorkupstate.com/cooperstown/2016/07/the_thieving_magpie_sparkles_at_glimmerglass_opera_festival_review.html

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Percussion professor Theresa Dimond shares summer festival activities

July 25th, 2016 · No Comments

Percussion professor Theresa Dimond has shared the following: “Here is a link to a picture of me playing at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago (in June) with the Los Angeles Master Chorale. I was one of three featured percussionists (two from LA, one from NY) who performed Tan Dun?s Water Passion. I performed the LA […]

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Mill Avenue Chamber Players records John Steinmetz Compositions

July 25th, 2016 · No Comments

John Steinmetz, faculty bassoonist, was in Phoenix in June to produce a recording of three of his compositions. The Mill Avenue Chamber Players recorded John’s Quintet for winds and his woodwind quartet Fits and Starts. (That quartet was commissioned by UCLA’s Gary Gray for a performance by the UCLA faculty woodwinds.) The Pacific Arts Woodwind […]

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Summer updates from Professor of Cello Antonio Lysy

July 22nd, 2016 · No Comments

Professor Lysy has sent us an email with some news about his summer activities. This year, as usual, he is participating in the Incontri in Terra di Siena chamber music festival at beautiful La Foce in Tuscany. Please CLICK HERE for the event’s website and some beautiful photographs of the area. Pictured below is a […]

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Browsing through the past–Ted Talk with Christoph Bull at the Royce Hall organ

July 21st, 2016 · No Comments

We happened to run across this great Ted Talk on YouTube from a few years ago with UCLA Organist and organ professor Christoph Bull talking about “Opening Up To The Organ.” He is giving the lecture from UCLA’s Royce Hall Organ. CLICK HERE TO SEE VIDEO. Enjoy! Christoph Bull at the organ

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Chancellor’s Residence Concert Series ends with piano and cello recitals

May 27th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Mrs. Carol Block has shared the following photos and information from the last two recitals of the year. All students are from the Department of Music. On May 24th, listeners were treated to a piano recital by Andrew Munro, who brought to the Residence an ambitious piano performance of Bach, Beethoven and Liszt. Anderew Munro […]

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UCLA Voice alumna triumphs in two major competitions

May 17th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Vanessa Vasquez, MM ?14, has just won the First Prize in the prestigious Zachary Society Vocal Competition held this past weekend in Los Angeles. The week before that, she was the Top Prize winner in the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Vocal Competition in New York. We are proud of Vanessa and her accomplishments! At UCLA, […]

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