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GRAMMY Nominations at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

December 7th, 2017 · No Comments

The 60th GRAMMY Award nominations, announced recently by the Recording Academy, include a handful of UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music faculty, artists-in-residence, staff or alumni, among them Richard Danielpour, Billy Childs, Chris Potter, Daniel Seeff and Randy Newman. Award-winning composer and Professor of Composition Music Richard Danielpour tops the list. He is competing for […]

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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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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.

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Senior India Carney Knocks out the Competition on “The Voice”

April 7th, 2015 · 1 Comment

If you follow “The Voice” this season, you will have seen UCLA senior voice major India Carney as she has worked her way through the blind auditions and knockout rounds as part of Team Christina. The Daily Bruin alerted us to the competition with this article: And the UCLA Newsroom followed up with this […]

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Music alum Tracy Cox takes grand prize at Marilyn Horne competition

July 31st, 2012 · No Comments

This weekend our own graduate, Tracy Cox (2010’s LA Opera Young Artist of the Year) won the Marilyn Horne Vocal Song competition. One of the songs she sang was our own Mark Carlson’s song, “Cuando yo muero” (When I die) from “Cuatro sonetos de amor”, on sonnets by Neruda. More information can be found on […]

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Update on Choral Activities and travel–Phoenix concert and more!

March 5th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Dress rehearsal The UCLA Chorale just returned from their trip to Arizona where they performed the Verdi ?Requiem? for the Arizona Musicfest. The performance was a smashing success and we want to thank all who made it possible. They traveled by bus to Scottsdale, Arizona last week, where they combined with the festival orchestra and […]

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UCLA Music faculty to appear in L.A. Opera production of “Rom?o et Juliette”

October 26th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Rom?o et Juliette photos by Robert Millard Music Department professors Vladimir Chernov and Michael Dean (Chair of the Music Department) will be appearing in the L.A. Opera’s upcoming production of Charles Gounod’s tale of the famous star-crossed lovers, Rom?o et Juliette. The conductor for this production will be Placido Domingo. Professor Dean, as an “L.A. […]

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Professor Roger Bourland featured in iPad commercial

July 29th, 2010 · 5 Comments

If you have seen the commercials released immediately after the launch of the iPad, you have seen (very briefly) a pair of hands playing the piano. Those hands belong to Music Department Chair, Professor Roger Bourland. If you’d like to watch the whole commercial, visit this link:

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School of Music Launches New Website

May 3rd, 2010 · 8 Comments

The launch, on May 3, 2010, of a newly designed website marks a milestone in the history of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. The new website creates a visual, online image of the School?s commitment to the teaching of the universe of music and of our desire to create a unity of purpose […]

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The UCLA Marching Band performs “El Toro Caliente” at UCLA Washington State game

November 18th, 2009 · No Comments

The Solid Gold Sound of the UCLA Bruin Marching Band performing “El Toro Caliente” by Scott Boerma at the UCLA vs. Washington football game on November 7, 2009, at the Rose Bowl. Used with permission from the composer.

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