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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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Professor Roger Bourland’s music featured in Graham Streeter movie “Cages”

October 7th, 2010 · No Comments

We have received the following from Professor Bourland, Chair of the Department of Music: “Come celebrate the work of Zelda Rubinstein in perhaps the last great film you have yet to see her featured in; CAGES (90min). This one-time screening is to benefit the Blind Childrens Center (www.blindchildrenscenter.org), Zelda’s favorite charity organization that she became […]

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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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Professor Neal Stulberg shares memories of his teacher, pianist Leonard Shure

August 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Just received from Music Department professor Neal Stulberg, Director of Orchestral Studies: “On July 24, 2010 at Mannes College in New York, I was honored to participate in a daylong centennial tribute to Leonard Shure (1910-1995), a magnificent American pianist and one of my formative teachers. The symposium included sessions about Shure?s recordings, showings of […]

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Bloomsday at the Hammer

June 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Professor Neal Stulberg has shared with us a recent “Bloomsday” experience at the Hammer Museum: “June 16 is celebrated around the world as “Bloomsday” — the 24-hour period portrayed in James Joyce’s epic novel “Ulysses.” (The protagonists of the book are Leopold and Molly Bloom.) This past June 16, Los Angeles celebrated Bloomsday at the […]

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Musicology grad student Marianna Ritchey to study at Biblioth?que Nationale in Paris

June 16th, 2010 · No Comments

We have heard some exciting news from Musicology graduate student Marianna Ritchey about her summer plans. She says: “I’m a sixth year in the Musicology department, finishing up my dissertation (Susan McClary is my chair) and applying for jobs this year. This summer I got a CEES grant to spend a month in Paris doing […]

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Obituary–Bess Lomax Hawes (1921 – 2009)

January 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Bess Lomax Hawes, a musician, folklorist and prominent anthropologist at CalState Northridge passed away in November 2009. She was 88. Steeped in folk music from birth, she was the youngest child of John A. Lomax and Bess Bauman Brown. Born Jan. 21, 1921, in Austin, Texas, she was home-schooled by her mother, who also taught […]

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Peter Yates, guitar professor, will demonstrate research into bowed guitar

January 29th, 2009 · 82 Comments

Peter Yates, Professor of guitar in the Department of Music, will show some of the results of his recent investigations into the arpeggione (19th-century bowed guitar) in a concert at 4pm on Sunday Feb. 1st in the organ studio. He has had to build his own instrument (cruelly sacrificing a beautiful baby cello and a […]

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Project Rishi: Concert April 26th

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

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Musicologist Olivia Bloechl awarded ACLS Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship

March 31st, 2008 · No Comments

Professor Olivia Bloechl We have just learned that Professor Olivia Bloech has been awarded an ACLS Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship, which will fund a year’s leave and enable her to write her second book, The Politics of Memory in French Baroque Opera. Research for the book will take her to archives in Paris, Marseilles, […]

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