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For Professor Elisabeth Le Guin, Listening is a Winning Pedagogy

December 15th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Academics find their calling following multiple paths. For Professor Elisabeth Le Guin, she was a professional musician first and arrived late to teaching as a musicologist. She has wasted no time embarking on her own pedagogical road since she began teaching at UCLA in 1997, and her efforts were recognized this fall when she was […]

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UCLA Philharmonia Zeisl CD review in “Fanfare” magazine

March 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments

From Professor Neal Stulberg: I’m delighted to forward this outstanding review of our Yarlung Records CD “Zeisl” from the March/April 2014 issue of “Fanfare” magazine. The last paragraph of the review reads: “This is an all-around magnificent release, and not just for the music, which ranges from stunningly beautiful and deeply moving to rib-tickling funny. […]

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Musicology Grad Student Albert Diaz Announces Guitar Ensemble CD Release

October 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Musicology grad student has let us know that his guitar quartet, the Helios Quartet, recently released a CD. He provides the following links, if you’d like to listen: ? Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/bach-well-tempered-clavier/id675964628 ? Spotify: http://open.spotify.com/album/1tUHx75zaZBoptSGNnOigS ? Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Bach-The-Well-Tempered-Clavier-Book/dp/B00E0HWP2A

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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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UCLA’s Philharmonia Releases Its first Commercial CD With The Music of Eric Zeisl

October 21st, 2013 · No Comments

Eric Zeisl 1. Zeisl CD Release The UCLA Philharmonia is pleased to announce the release of UCLA Philharmonia?s first commercial CD celebrating the music of Eric Zeisl. Released by the Yarlung Records label on September 24, 2013, the album showcases three never-before recorded works for orchestra by Austrian composer Eric Zeisl conducted by Neal Stulberg […]

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Violin Professor Guillaume Sutre to perform complete set of Beethoven string quartets

October 23rd, 2012 · 3 Comments

Fayence, France Today we received notice from Music Department Professor Guillaume Sutre that he will be attempting a challenging set of concerts soon in Fayence, France. He says: “It is always a big moment in the life of a musician when you are preparing yourself to perform the complete cycle of Beethoven String quartets. I […]

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PhD candidate Zachary Wallmark helps secure grant for cognitive musicological project

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

All: I hope you will join me in congratulating Zachary Wallmark for being the motive force behind a $25,000 UCLA Council on Research (COR) Transdisciplinary Seed Grant. The PI is, technically, me — and I’d like to think I did help some — but it was Zach who had the basic idea, and who put […]

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Grabarchuk presents at Sibelius Institute’s Radical Music History Symposium

January 27th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Alexandra Grabarchuk, a third-year graduate student in the Department of Musicology, traveled to Finland in early December to present some of her pre-dissertation work at the Sibelius Institute?s Radical Music History Symposium.? Alexandra?s project explores radical art rock of the Soviet Union from the mid-?70s, focusing on the complicated relationships between songwriters and the official […]

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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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Quick update from guitar professor, Peter Yates

July 6th, 2011 · 11 Comments

Peter Yates, professor of guitar in the Music Department, sent in this short note about his summer activities: “My summer begins with performances on bowed guitar (arpeggione) at the Los Angeles Guitar Festival, and then moves on to various recording projects. These include “Four Bagatelles” for two guitars by UCLA MFA alumnus Buzz Gravelle, “Five […]

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