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Contempo Flux Fall 2014 Chamber Music Concert

December 4th, 2014 · 5 Comments

The UCLA contemporary chamber music ensemble, Contempo Flux, would like to invite everyone to come and enjoy the Department of Music?s contemporary music ensemble, Contempo Flux, in a program of music by Charles Ives, George Crumb, Robert Erickson, and Stephen Hartke. Admission is free.

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UCLA Music Professor Mark Carlson Premieres New Work November 4

October 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We have heard from Professor Carlson that his newest piece, The Stargazer, for flute, cello, and piano, will be premiered by Chamber Music Palisades on Tuesday, November 4, at 8:00 pm, at St. Matthew?s Parish 1031 Bienveneda Avenue Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 Susan Greenberg, flute, Peter Myers, cello, and Delores Stevens, cello. Students with current […]

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Adam Schoenberg is Winning Over Orchestras and Audiences

March 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adam Schoenberg is Winning Over Orchestras and Audiences American composer Adam Schoenberg is enjoying widespread success with his orchestral works Finding Rothko (2006) and American Symphony (2011). Finding Rothko will soon have over 30 performances to its credit, with more coming up next season with the Florida Orchestra and Phoenix Symphony, among others. American Symphony […]

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UCLA Contempo Flux Winter 2014 Chamber Music Recital

March 20th, 2014 · 2 Comments

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Music Composition Student Josh Fishbein Wins the Cantate?s Young Composers? Contest

January 10th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Winner of the 2013 Young Composers? Contest ?Once upon a time there was a prep-school boy. He was called Britten mi[nor], his initials were E.B., his age was nine, and his locker was number seventeen?There was one curious thing about this boy: he wrote music.? ? E. B. Britten Cantate Chamber Singers, directed by Gis?le […]

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Contempo Flux Concert December 8th

December 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Please come and enjoy the Department of Music’s contemporary music ensemble, Contempo Flux, in a program of music by Henri Dutilleux, Benjamin Britten, Gavin Bryars, Elliott Carter, Toru Takemitsu, Chen Yi, Paul Chihara, and B?la Bart?k. Admission is free.

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Graduate Composition Student Kevork Andonian Screens “Rock Springs” at the LA Film and Script Festival

November 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

We have just heard of this new success by graduate composition student Kevork Andonian. He says: “The film “Rock Springs” for which Kevork Andonian wrote the music was screened at the Los Angeles Film and Script Festival on Nov. 3 of this year. “Rock Springs” is directed by Lewei He and produced by Leroy Thomas. […]

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Music Department Faculty and the Classical/Film Music Divide

November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Music faculty member Gloria Cheng shared this recent article from KUSC.org about her upcoming Piano Spheres integrating music by well known film composers (one of whom, Bruce Broughton, is currently also lecturing at UCLA). http://www.kusc.org/Blog/kusc/blogentry.aspx?BlogEntryID=10610586 Also, please see this article from the L.A. Times: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-cm-piano-spheres-review-gloria-cheng-20131114,0,797303.story#axzz2lKU4gEvl

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Music Professor Emeritus Roger Bourland Releases new CD with Professor Juliana Gondek

November 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Emeritus Professor Roger Bourland has just released a CD of songs, on which Music Department Professor soprano Juliana Gondek performs. More information can be found on Amazon at: http://www.amazon.com/Bourland-Four-Quartets-Songs-Arias/dp/B00GB0OUH2/ref=sr_1_sc_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1384887647&sr=8-1-spell&keywords=roger+bourlan

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Professor Lefkowitz and Student Jamie Thierman in Russia–Part IV

October 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

The Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble performed our works at the Chamber Hall of the Moscow Philharmonia. Following Jamie Thierman’s performance: — and Prof. Lefkowitz’s performance: Later in the week we were both interviewed for Dozhd TV — “The Optimistic Channel.” Here we are, with the producer of our segment, followed by a glance through a […]

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