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

December 14th, 2016 · No Comments

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 […]

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Contempo Flux Ensemble Presents Contemporary Music in Concert December 3

November 16th, 2016 · No Comments

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

October 11th, 2016 · No Comments

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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UCLA Music Department Participates in Faculty Exchange with Capital Normal University in Beijing

September 27th, 2016 · No Comments

We have heard from Professors Inna Faliks and Lily Chen-Hafteck about their recent trip to China to exchange ideas and information with Faculty at Capital Normal University in Beijing. The September 2016 UCLA faculty exchange was a fascinating adventure. Organized by Lily Chen-Hafteck, the team, which included Lily Chen-Hafteck, Neal Stulberg, Antonio Lysy, Inna Faliks, […]

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2016 Audition Dates Set For Music Department Large Ensembles

September 8th, 2016 · No Comments

The UCLA Department of Music announces auditions for large ensembles for the 2016-17 academic year, including choirs, concert bands and wind ensembles, marching band, and orchestras. Most music majors are required to participate in these ensembles as part of their degree, but every single ensemble is open to non-music majors who audition successfully, and some […]

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Professor Inna Faliks Shares Summer Festival Activities

August 24th, 2016 · 1 Comment

We have received an email from Music Professor of Piano, Inna Faliks, describing some of her summer activities at various festivals. She writes: “I had a very adventurous summer, wanted to report. I attach photos. First, I played many concerts, solo and with esteemed chamber colleagues at the beautiful Newport Festival. Then, I played the […]

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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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