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Guitar — Summer Student Activities

September 11th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Guitar Professor Peter Yates has let us know about performances this summer in Guatemala He says: I would like to share this notice of summer activities by two of our UCLA students, one in my studio (Hanna Yocute), and her sister who has been admitted to the Ethno area (Sarah Yocute). Our UCLA sister-Guitarists/Singers Hanna […]

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UCLA Music Department Participates in Faculty Exchange with Capital Normal University in Beijing

September 27th, 2016 · No Comments

We have heard from Professors Inna Faliks and Lily Chen-Hafteck about their recent trip to China to exchange ideas and information with Faculty at Capital Normal University in Beijing. The September 2016 UCLA faculty exchange was a fascinating adventure. Organized by Lily Chen-Hafteck, the team, which included Lily Chen-Hafteck, Neal Stulberg, Antonio Lysy, Inna Faliks, […]

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Music Department String Chamber Group VEM, Mezzo Danielle Bayne, To Perform in Armenia

March 15th, 2016 · No Comments

Professor Movses Pogossian has shared with us some great news. A string chamber group from UCLA, along with UCLA mezzo-soprano Danielle Bayne, will be traveling to Armenia this week to take part in a workshop and performances. Here is what he says: “Mezzo soprano Danielle Bayne and VEM String Quartet (all of them graduate students […]

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Professor Kenny Burrell Receives Los Angeles Jazz Society’s 7th Annual L.A. Jazz Treasure Award.

September 9th, 2015 · 4 Comments

On September 4th, 2015, UCLA’s own jazz legend Kenny Burrell received the Los Angeles Jazz Society’s 7th Annual L.A. Jazz Treasure Award. In the audience, and playing, were other UCLA faculty members like Charley Harrison, A.J. Racy, and Justo Almario. Those at the event were also entertained by Prof. Burrell’s Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra Unlimited. […]

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Monk Institute Board Member Dee Dee Bridgewater appears with Irvin Mayfield on Tavis Smiley Show

September 2nd, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Thelonious Monk Institute’s Advisory Board member, singer Dee Dee Bridgewater, appeared on the Tavis Smiley show, which aired September 1st. Read more HERE.

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HASOM Students To Participate In Spring Sing 2015

May 13th, 2015 · No Comments

In case none of you have been keeping up with the Daily Bruin this week, several Ethnomusicology students, and at least one Music student, will be participating in this year’s Spring Sing. With Spring Sing quickly approaching, the Pauley Pavilion stage awaits its 17 contestants. The event will feature members of UCLA’s artistic community ? […]

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Chancellor’s Residence Recital Series Winds Up for 2014

June 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Mrs. Carol Block, hostess of the annual student recital series held at the Chancellor’s residence, has shared these photos of the last couple of concerts at the residence. In one, a Jazz Ensemble from the School of Music performed, and in another, Ethnomusicology’s Near East Ensemble performed. Kiefer Shackelford, Nick Velez, Nate Schwartz, Nashir Janmohamed, […]

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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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Photos from Chancellor’s Residence Recitals

June 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Mrs. Carol Block, wife of UCLA Chancellor Gene Block, has for several years graciously sponsored a series of recitals by students from Music, Ethnomusicology, Musicology and the school of Theater, Film and Television. These recitals are given to audiences selected from across the campus. She has shared some photos with us of a couple of […]

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Paul Chihara ballet “Yulan” premieres in Dalian, China

November 29th, 2012 · 4 Comments

We have a quick post from Music Professor Paul Chihara, who is in Dalian, China for the premiere of his ballet “Yulan.” The ballet premiered November 27, 2013. He reports that it was a “very fine success!” Below is a photo of the finale of Act 2.

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