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UCLA Wind Ensemble performs at the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA)

March 29th, 2016 · No Comments

Here’s an update from Wind Ensemble Director Prof. Travis Cross– “The UCLA Wind Ensemble gave an invited performance at the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Western/Northwestern Division Conference at the University of Nevada, Reno, on Saturday, March 19, 2016. CBDNA is the primary professional organization for college band directors, and appearances at division and […]

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Music Student Shaniee Parker Becomes Miss Malibu Coast 2016 With a Platform of Music in the Schools

February 19th, 2016 · No Comments

Shaniee Parker, a graduate student in clarinet performance, has shared some great news with us. She says: “On Valentine’s Day I competed in the Miss America Organization and won Miss Malibu Coast. With this title I will be able to promote my platform of “Keeping Quality Music Education in California Schools and the Importance of […]

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UCLA Choral Outreach Program Succeeds with Help of Outside Sponsors

October 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

We have heard from Assistant Director of Choral Activities Dr. Rebecca Lord, who has asked that we share this wonderful news with everyone. The Choral Outreach Program wishes to extend an enormous thank you to this season’s sponsors, who have made the mission of bringing choral excellence to the students of Southern California possible! Top […]

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Igudesman and Joo Performance at UCLA

October 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Professor Antonio Lysy shared this enjoyable video with us from last year’s performance by Igudesman and Joo here at UCLA. This is a clip from the ‘8 to 88’ workshop promotion video given by Igudesman and Joo, which highlights UCLA and our students extensively, and is very entertaining. It is now officially on Youtube and […]

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

March 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment

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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Gondek voice studio students–summer activities

July 11th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Professor Juliana Gondek has shared some news about some of her students’ activities (and alumni) this summer: “Here’s some summer news about some of my students: UCLA Voice alumna Khori Dastoor is singing the role of “Mabel” in Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance” at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, OR. This production […]

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Saxophone Professor Douglas Masek in upcoming LACMA concert

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments

Today we received this news from Prof. Douglas Masek about an upcoming summer activity: I have a very cool summer concert coming up Sunday, July 3 at LACMA (Los Angles County Museum of Art). I will be performing with pianist, Bryan Pezzone, and with my saxophone quartet ( Encore Saxophone Quartet). We’ll be playing an […]

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Operation Mend: Healing the Wounds of War

June 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

We received the following information from Professor Neal Stulberg of the UCLA Department of Music regarding a recent performance by Music Department students and faculty for Operation Mend at the UCLA Ronald Reagan Hospital. He says: “On Monday, June 14, I attended a Flag Day event at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center’s Tamkin Auditorium, […]

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Two Music Department Graduates awarded Kennedy Center internships

November 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

We have received the following great news about two of our graduates–Monica Covitt, BA Education 2009, and Penelope Turgeon, DMA Performance 2009. Please see the two press releases, below. LOS ANGELES RESIDENT AND UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES GRADUATE MONICA COVITT SELECTED AS FALL 2009 INTERN AT THE KENNEDY CENTER WASHINGTON, D.C.- The John. F. […]

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Music Professor Gary Gray performs at the Music Teachers Association of California Convention 2008

August 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Clarinet Professor Gary Gray has let us know that on Monday, June 30th of this year, he was honored to be able to give a clarinet recital at the annual convention of the Music Teachers Association of California, held this year at the Marriott and Convention Center in Riverside, California. He performed works by Burgm?ller, […]

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