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Work which received its world premiere at UCLA wins 2018 Global Music Awards Gold Medal

June 25th, 2018 · No Comments

American composer Earl Louis Stewart has won a 2018 Global Music Awards Gold Medal in the category Counterpoint Classical/Jazz for his composition Homage to Swing (Identity 158), which received its world premiere at Schoenberg Hall on February 5, 2017. The four movement symphony, which represents the merging of swing with traditional symphonic design, was the […]

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Piano Student Xiao Chen Takes Second Prize at Carmel Music Society Piano Competition 2018

June 12th, 2018 · No Comments

Professor Inna Faliks has let us know that piano graduate student Xiao Chen has just won the second prize in the Carmel Music Society Piano Competition. She has written: Please join me in congratulating our DMA graduate and Principal Musician Xiao Chen, who won 2nd prize in the venerable Carmel Music Society Piano Competition. Here […]

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End of Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series

June 5th, 2018 · No Comments

Mrs. Block has shared with us photos from the last two recitals of the series: On May 22nd, violinist Priyanka Venkatesh and accompanist Dr James Lent–this photo shows Priyanka with Mrs. Block. Matthew Lombard, Juan Rivera, and Jocelyn Yeo, From the recital on May 23rd. The three musicians are shown here with Mrs. Block

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Chancellors Residence Recital Updates–May 1 and 2

May 7th, 2018 · Comments Off on Chancellors Residence Recital Updates–May 1 and 2

Mrs. Block has again shared with us some photos of the most recent recitals enjoyed by campus staff audienceces. On May 1st Anli Lin Tong, with Mrs. Block, performed a program of Chopin on the piano. On May 2nd, Xenia Deviatkina-Loh (violin) and Dr. Xiang Chen (piano) performed Brahms, Beethoven, and Waxman for their audience.

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Pianist Faliks reinvigorates a Schumann standby in MISO?s season finale

May 2nd, 2018 · Comments Off on Pianist Faliks reinvigorates a Schumann standby in MISO?s season finale

This just in from Professor Inna Faliks–A lovely review of her recent performance in Miami By Lawrence Budmen Pianist Inna Faliks played Schumann with the Miami Symphony Orchestra Sunday at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall. Pianist Inna Faliks played Schumann alongside the Miami Symphony Orchestra Sunday at the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall. Robert […]

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2018 Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series

March 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on 2018 Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series

Mrs. Carol Block and her staff have provided us with some photos of the early performers in this year’s series, as seen below. This series is now in its tenth year. Mrs. Block invites UCLA staff from areas and departments all over campus to come to the residence to hear UCLA’s talented students perform. Mrs. […]

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Professor Antonio Lysy Announces New CD

February 15th, 2018 · Comments Off on Professor Antonio Lysy Announces New CD

Grammy winning cellist, Prof. Antonio Lysy, performs with his father, the legendary Argentine violinist Alberto Lysy in the Kodaly duo, and Coco Trivisonno (one of the last living members of Piazzolla’s ensemble) performs bandoneon in three arrangements we commissioned from him of songs by Carlos Gardel. With tango milongas taking place all over the world, […]

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Music graduate Dr. Xiao Chen wins Lorin Hollander American Prize

January 4th, 2018 · Comments Off on Music graduate Dr. Xiao Chen wins Lorin Hollander American Prize

Dr. Xiao Chen, a recent graduate of the Music Department’s piano program where she studied with Professor Inna Faliks, has recently won the Hollander American prize. More information can be read on their blog by clicking HERE. From the blog: The American Prize in Piano Performance (concerto), 2017-18?The Lorin Hollander Award (college/university division) The American […]

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Professor Inna Faliks Shares Photos From Recent China Tour

December 4th, 2017 · Comments Off on Professor Inna Faliks Shares Photos From Recent China Tour

We received the following news from Music Department Professor Inna Faliks, who recently performed several times in China and followed up that visit with a concert at the National Gallery of Art. “I wanted to share a few snapshots from my recent tour in China. I had the great pleasure of playing recitals and giving […]

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UCLA Students win Frances Walton Competition and Tour Eastern Washington

October 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

EASTERN WASHINGTON STATE CONCERT TOUR Earlier this year, right around the end of spring, before the summer heat would melt any organism along the West Coast of America, Xiao Chen and Xenia Deviatkina-Loh, who are both graduate students of UCLA?s School of Music, flew to Seattle to compete in the Frances Walton Competition. The day […]

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