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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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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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Contempo Flux Spring Chamber Music Concert 2012

May 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments

For those of you interested in great performances of contemporary music under the direction of acclaimed Grammy-winning pianist Gloria Cheng, please plan to attend the upcoming concert of UCLA’s Contempo Flux Contemporary Music Ensemble. ———————————- The Contempo Flux Spring 2012 chamber music concert will be held on Sunday, June 10th, at 2:00. Our moveable program […]

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Alexandra Apolloni returns from fall quarter in London

March 7th, 2012 · No Comments

UCLA Musicology Ph.D. student Alexandra Apolloni recently returned to Los Angeles after spending the fall quarter in London, England. Alexandra’s dissertation is about British girl pop singers in the 1960s, and she spent her time in London researching performers such as Dusty Springfield, Lulu, Sandie Shaw, Marianne Faithfull, and Cilla Black.? Alexandra did research in […]

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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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Music Grad student Kevork Andonian reports summer activities

July 12th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Kevork Andonian, Music graduate student in composition (whom we have blogged about several times) sent us the following email about his summer activities–glad you are keeping busy, Kevork! “Kevork Andonian, UCLA PhD Candidate in Music Composition, had his composition for flute and marimba entitled A Longing For Joy performed at this year’s “Piccolo Spoleto Festival” […]

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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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Musicology Ph.D. student Jeremy Mikush–summer activities a benefit of the HASOM Student Opportunity Fund

June 29th, 2011 · 9 Comments

We have heard from Musicologh Ph.D. Student Jeremy Mikush about his fun and wide-ranging summer activities. Here is a quick blog about what he is doing this summer: Jeremy Mikush, a Ph.D. candidate in the Musicology Department, has been in France since early June practicing his French and doing research in Paris for an article […]

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