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Pacific Serenades Honored with Letter of Distinction at New Music USA Awards Ceremony

May 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Prof. Mark Carlson, founder and Director of Pacific Serenades, shared the following today: “I was in NYC for the New Music USA awards ceremony, at which Pacific Serenades was being honored with a Letter of Distinction. The Founders’ Award winner was Meredith Monk, and besides Pacific Serenades, the other Letter of Distinction winners were William […]

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Tuning in to a Tuscan music festival–UCLA Camarades string quartet makes news at Italian music festival

May 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment

We have just received this news from Prof. Antonio Lysy regarding last summer’s festival, which he organizes every year, in Tuscany–Incontri in Terra di Siena. La Foce is the location of this annual festival and there is a lovely article from The Guardian/Observer describing the locale, the history and last yeawr’s festival. Please read the […]

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2008 MA Composition grad Joe Trapanese has new movie credit with “Oblivion”

May 10th, 2013 · No Comments

We have just found out that our talented 2008 MA grad in Composition, Joseph Trapanese, who has been very busy with film composing both before and after his graduation, has another feather in his cap. He has had a major triumph in Hollywood: the feature starring Tom Cruise, which is doing incredible sales internationally. OBLIVION […]

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Contempo Flux March 17 concert to feature music by Ligeti, Adams, Young and Schoenberg

March 11th, 2013 · 7 Comments

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Russian performances of works by UCLA Music professor David Lefkowitz and composition graduate student Jamie Thierman

February 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Music Department Prof. Lefkowitz and student Jamie Thierman recently traveled to Russia to hear their compositions performed on January 28th at the Moscow Concert Hall. The original concert was advertised at this website. Professor Lefkowitz has followed up on this exciting trip and performance with more information on interviews conducted while they were in Moscow. […]

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UCLA Music trumpet ensemble opens Pac-12 Men’s basketball at Pauley Pavilion

February 6th, 2013 · 4 Comments

From Prof. Jens Lindemann, who shared this nationally televised video clip of some virtuoso trumpet playing by music students. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7f96gg6oVA&feature=youtu.be The students playing with Prof. Lindemann are: Jon Bhatia Erick Jova David Pittell Forrest Powell The arrangement is by one of our own grads, Kenny Wood

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Paul Chihara ballet “Yulan” premieres in Dalian, China

November 29th, 2012 · 4 Comments

We have a quick post from Music Professor Paul Chihara, who is in Dalian, China for the premiere of his ballet “Yulan.” The ballet premiered November 27, 2013. He reports that it was a “very fine success!” Below is a photo of the finale of Act 2.

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UCLA Contempo Flux Fall 2012 Chamber Music Recital

November 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment

UCLA Contempo Flux Fall 2012 Chamber Music Recital Sunday, December 9th, 2012 – 2 PM Jan Popper Theatre, UCLA Schoenberg Music Building FREE -Reception to follow- Parking available in Lot 2 ($3/hour; $11/day) David Lang, Gravity Hojoon Kim, piano Sanaz Rezai, piano David Lang, Sweet Air Elizabeth Melnikas, flute Antonio Pina, clarinet Simone DeLeon, violin […]

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Updates from grad student Josh Fishbein and graduate Jorge Uzcategui

November 21st, 2012 · 3 Comments

We have had exciting emails recently from both of these talented students. Josh Fishbein Josh Fishbein has entered into a publishing contract with ECS Publishing (see some of our archived news articles and blogs on Josh’s prizewinning compositions) for several of his choral works. A fuller announcement can be read on the ECS website. Congratulations, […]

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Music Professor Mark Carlson premieres two works with Colorado Chamber Players

October 10th, 2012 · No Comments

UCLA Department of Music Theory and Composition professor Mark Carlson has let us know that two of his seminal works, View from the Hilltop for clarinet, string trio, and piano, and his Piano Quartet. In addition, excerpts will be played from his Hall of Mirrors.. Please read all about this upcoming performance at: http://www.coloradochamberplayers.org/events/mark_carlson

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