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Work which received its world premiere at UCLA wins 2018 Global Music Awards Gold Medal

June 25th, 2018 · No Comments

American composer Earl Louis Stewart has won a 2018 Global Music Awards Gold Medal in the category Counterpoint Classical/Jazz for his composition Homage to Swing (Identity 158), which received its world premiere at Schoenberg Hall on February 5, 2017. The four movement symphony, which represents the merging of swing with traditional symphonic design, was the […]

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Piano Student Xiao Chen Takes Second Prize at Carmel Music Society Piano Competition 2018

June 12th, 2018 · No Comments

Professor Inna Faliks has let us know that piano graduate student Xiao Chen has just won the second prize in the Carmel Music Society Piano Competition. She has written: Please join me in congratulating our DMA graduate and Principal Musician Xiao Chen, who won 2nd prize in the venerable Carmel Music Society Piano Competition. Here […]

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End of Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series

June 5th, 2018 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has shared with us photos from the last two recitals of the series: On May 22nd, violinist Priyanka Venkatesh and accompanist Dr James Lent–this photo shows Priyanka with Mrs. Block. Matthew Lombard, Juan Rivera, and Jocelyn Yeo, From the recital on May 23rd. The three musicians are shown here with Mrs. Block

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2018 Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series

March 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on 2018 Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series

Mrs. Carol Block and her staff have provided us with some photos of the early performers in this year’s series, as seen below. This series is now in its tenth year. Mrs. Block invites UCLA staff from areas and departments all over campus to come to the residence to hear UCLA’s talented students perform. Mrs. […]

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Professor Inna Faliks Shares Photos From Recent China Tour

December 4th, 2017 · Comments Off on Professor Inna Faliks Shares Photos From Recent China Tour

We received the following news from Music Department Professor Inna Faliks, who recently performed several times in China and followed up that visit with a concert at the National Gallery of Art. “I wanted to share a few snapshots from my recent tour in China. I had the great pleasure of playing recitals and giving […]

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UCLA Students win Frances Walton Competition and Tour Eastern Washington

October 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

EASTERN WASHINGTON STATE CONCERT TOUR Earlier this year, right around the end of spring, before the summer heat would melt any organism along the West Coast of America, Xiao Chen and Xenia Deviatkina-Loh, who are both graduate students of UCLA?s School of Music, flew to Seattle to compete in the Frances Walton Competition. The day […]

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Video Community Outreach with UCLA Spikes

September 28th, 2017 · Comments Off on Video Community Outreach with UCLA Spikes

We have just heard about this great performance earlier this year from cello professor Antonio Lysy. VIDEO: COMMUNITY OUTREACH WITH UCLA SPIKES Earlier this year, UCLA Spikes performed at the California Institution for Women and the California Rehabilitation Center. Performing works ranging from Bach and Debussy to Elvis Presley, the ensemble, comprised of UCLA strings […]

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Guitar — Summer Student Activities

September 11th, 2017 · 2 Comments

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 […]

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

September 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on Review from the Classical Voice North America of Performance of Mahler’s 6th Symphony for Piano Four Hands

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 · Comments Off on Emeritus Professor Sheridon Stokes Honored at National Flute Association Convention

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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