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Ethnomusicology Guitar Student Robert “Chili” Corder Wins 2nd Place in Guitar Competition

August 20th, 2014 · 6 Comments

We’ve heard from Robert (“everyone calls me Chili”) Corder about his recent trip to the Wilson Guitar Competition, where he won 2nd Place. He was sponsored by the School of Music’s Student Opportunity Fund. He says, “I won second place in the jazz division of the 2nd annual Wilson Center Guitar competition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. […]

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Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series Winds Up for 2014

June 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Mrs. Carol Block, hostess of the annual student recital series held at the Chancellor’s residence, has shared these photos of the last couple of concerts at the residence. In one, a Jazz Ensemble from the School of Music performed, and in another, Ethnomusicology’s Near East Ensemble performed. Kiefer Shackelford, Nick Velez, Nate Schwartz, Nashir Janmohamed, […]

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Musicology Student Natalia Bieletto Reports On Arts Festival in Cuba

October 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

We have recently heard from Natalia Bieletto, a Musicology student who was recently invited to an Arts Festival in Havana, Cuba to talk about music research by young scholars. She says: “Last September (17th to 21nd) I had the opportunity to participate in the event Casa Tomada organized by the Cuban cultural center Casa de […]

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Photos from Chancellor’s Residence Recitals

June 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Mrs. Carol Block, wife of UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, has for several years graciously sponsored a series of recitals by students from Music, Ethnomusicology, Musicology and the school of Theater, Film and Television. These recitals are given to audiences selected from across the campus. She has shared some photos with us of a couple of […]

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Gaayatri Kaundinya to perform in Fowler Out Loud concert

February 21st, 2012 · No Comments

This Thursday, February 23, one of our current students will perform in the Fowler Museum courtyard as part of the Fowler Out Loud concert series. Gaayatri Kaundinya is a B.A. student in the Department of Ethnomusicology. The concert is free and open to the public. More information can be found here:? http://fowler.ucla.edu/events/fowler-out-loud-gaayatri-kaundinya. Ravi Deo (B.A. […]

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Ethnomusicology Professor Tamir Hendelman recording new CD; other summer activities

June 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments

We have received an interesting update from Tamir Hendelman, who also appears to have an exciting summer planned. After another exciting year at UCLA, this June he will be recording his fourth CD with the Jeff Hamilton Trio, a follow-up to last fall?s Symbiosis, which topped the Jazzweek charts. Also on the summer schedule: A […]

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Interview with Jesse Sachs (B.A. ?11 Ethnomusicology) JazzReggae Fest Producer

May 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

Interview with Jesse Sachs (B.A. ?11 Ethnomusicology) JazzReggae Fest Producer Jesse Sachs is a 4th year Ethnomusicology major, world music concentration, and producer of the JazzReggae Festival 2010 and 2011. He also produced a short documentary about the 25 years of the JazzReggae Festival, A Celebration of 25 Years: A Review of the JazzReggae Festival […]

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Philharmonia students to play Disney Hall concert

April 4th, 2011 · 4 Comments

From UCLA Magazine, April 1, 2011 By Adriana Tang photo courtesy of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music It’s a rare opportunity for any musician to perform at L.A.’s prestigious Walt Disney Concert Hall. It’s even more exceptional when the performance is given by student musicians playing in a university orchestra. But on April […]

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Music graduate student Joshua Addison blogs about John Cale concert

October 4th, 2010 · 4 Comments

What first strikes me about John Cale as he comes onstage is his hair. A full rainbow of color sits atop his head. And these colorful locks bestow an unearthly quality to an otherwise unassuming figure. Having acknowledged our applause in kind, soft-spoken words, he bangs out a D minor chord at the keyboard and […]

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Ethnomusicology Jazz Orchestra performs at 1st Annual Jazz Education Network Conference

August 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments

We have heard from Prof. Charley Harrison, who writes: “The Jazz Orchestra performed at the 1st Annual Jazz Education Network Conference, which was held at The University of Missouri – St. Louis, May 20-22, 2010. Our performance was on the final day of the conference, Saturday, May 22. Here are the names of the students […]

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