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One Donor’s Generosity Inspires Others to Give

May 25th, 2017 · Comments Off on One Donor’s Generosity Inspires Others to Give

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 · Comments Off on March 21st Spring Recital at the Chancellor’s Residence

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 · Comments Off on Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series 2017 Starts With Jazz and Clarinets

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 · Comments Off on Piano professor Inna Faliks and Students Take Awards

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 · Comments Off on Chistoph Bull — Podcast “At The Organ”

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 · Comments Off on Vocal Studies Grad Peabody Southwell Shines in Production of “Anatomy Theater”

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 […]

Tags: Alumni · Composition · Faculty · Performance · Performance · Performers · School of Music · Students

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 […]

Tags: Faculty · Music history · Musicologists · Musicology · School of Music · Students

Herb Alpert School of Music Artists Contribute to Multiple GRAMMY-Nominated Projects

December 14th, 2016 · Comments Off on Herb Alpert School of Music Artists Contribute to Multiple GRAMMY-Nominated Projects

Jazz, classical, world music, and composition faculty and staff at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music are among a talented pool of artists who contributed to projects recognized by the Recording Academy with 2017 GRAMMY nominations. Our namesake and patron, Herb Alpert, also hit a major milestone: he received his tenth GRAMMY nod this […]

Tags: Composers · Ethnomusicologists · Faculty · Jazz · Jazz · Performers · School of Music · Staff

Contempo Flux Ensemble Presents Contemporary Music in Concert December 3

November 16th, 2016 · Comments Off on Contempo Flux Ensemble Presents Contemporary Music in Concert December 3

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Music Grad Lauren Michelle To Appear On Fox’s “Empire”

October 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on Music Grad Lauren Michelle To Appear On Fox’s “Empire”

We have received the following announcement from the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music about Music grad Lauren Michelle: ——— Lauren Michelle, winner of the 2015 Lotte Lenya Competition, is a featured performer on the 12 October episode of FOX Network?s runaway hit drama Empire. She can be heard and briefly seen in the trailer for […]

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