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Guitar — Summer Student Activities

September 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Guitar Professor Peter Yates has let us know about performances this summer in Guatemala He says: I would like to share this notice of summer activities by two of our UCLA students, one in my studio (Hanna Yocute), and her sister who has been admitted to the Ethno area (Sarah Yocute). Our UCLA sister-Guitarists/Singers Hanna […]

Tags: Alumni · Ethnomusicologists · Ethnomusicology · Faculty · Performance · Performance · Performers · School of Music · Students · World Music · World music

Review from the Classical Voice North America of Performance of Mahler’s 6th Symphony for Piano Four Hands

September 5th, 2017 · No Comments

We’ve received this update from Professor Inna Faliks regarding a review of a recent performance of Mahler’s 6th Symphony for Piano with Four Hands: Classical Voice North America wrote: “On Aug. 31, Inna Faliks, the charismatic Ukraine-born pianist, made her highly anticipated Ravinia debut, performing as a piano duo with Daniel Schlosberg. …they conveyed Mahler?s […]

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Emeritus Professor Sheridon Stokes Honored at National Flute Association Convention

August 14th, 2017 · No Comments

We have received the following great news from recently retired (and renowned) flute instructor Sheridon Stokes. Prof. Stokes says: “I thought this might be interesting. Thurs. I played flute solos from movies I did with a 250 piece flute orchestra in Minneapolis at the National Flute Association convention. The piece was called “Magic of the […]

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One Donor’s Generosity Inspires Others to Give

May 25th, 2017 · No Comments

Mimi Alpert Feldman is more than a donor. She is a friend and inspiration to her music scholarship recipients. “She encouraged me to keep dreaming,” said Natalia Kartashova, a 2008 and 2011 Mimi Alpert Feldman Scholarship Recipient. “Without her help, my musical journey would have ended.” Feldman selected her first scholarship recipients in 1977. It […]

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March 21st Spring Recital at the Chancellor’s Residence

March 27th, 2017 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has shared with us some photos from the most recent performance in the residence recital series. The program played is also below. Mari De Napoli, Mindy Chang, Viola You, Mrs. Block, Joyce Kwak, Youjin Ko, Anton Smirnoff Photos courtesy of Mrs. Carol Block PROGRAM: Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943) Sonata in G minor for Cello […]

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Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series 2017 Starts With Jazz and Clarinets

February 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has forwarded photos to us from the first two Residence recitals of the year. The first, on February 21st, was Cody Dear with his group Dear’s Crossing. Here are two photos of this jazz group with and without Mrs. Block. (All photos are courtesy of Mrs. Carol Block.) Members of this group are: […]

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Piano professor Inna Faliks and Students Take Awards

February 7th, 2017 · No Comments

We have heard from Professor Inna Faliks, head of keyboard studies in the School of Music, about some recent successes achieved by herself and her students. She says: “Mindy Cheng, junior in piano, student of Inna Faliks, won First Prize in the International Great Composers Competition in the Schubert category. More information on this competition […]

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Chistoph Bull — Podcast “At The Organ”

January 25th, 2017 · No Comments

We have heard from Professor Christoph Bull, University Organist, about his latest podcast interview with Jim Logue. He says “Jim Logue interviewed me about how I got into playing the piano and the organ, about my studies, about my work at UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, about my organica series and concerts around the […]

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Vocal Studies Grad Peabody Southwell Shines in Production of “Anatomy Theater”

January 13th, 2017 · No Comments

One of our faculty members has just shared this New York Times review with us of the new chamber opera “Anatomy Theater.” This 75-minute work includes long stretches of spoken text (Mr. Lang and Mr. Dion wrote the chilling libretto), as well as videos (by Bill Morrison) and projections (by Laurie Olinder). Vocal Studies graduate […]

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For Professor Elisabeth Le Guin, Listening is a Winning Pedagogy

December 15th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Academics find their calling following multiple paths. For Professor Elisabeth Le Guin, she was a professional musician first and arrived late to teaching as a musicologist. She has wasted no time embarking on her own pedagogical road since she began teaching at UCLA in 1997, and her efforts were recognized this fall when she was […]

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