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An Unconventional Genius: Martha Gonzalez (Ethnomusicology, 1999)
Martha Gonzalez has done it all. She completed a dissertation, won a Grammy, published a book, teaches at a top liberal arts college, and was awarded a 2022 MacArthur "genius" grant.
2023 Grammy Nominees from The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
The 2023 Grammy nominations have been announced, and The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music faculty and alumni are well represented.
Reporting Progress on the School's Strategic Plan
In 2021, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music involved its faculty, students, and staff in the creation of a strategic plan. A year later, significant progress has been made towards these objectives.
Dec 2 Fri
8:00pm
Free
classical
UCLA Symphony Fall Concert
Founded in 2002, UCLA Symphony is UCLA’s campus-wide orchestra, drawing its membership from throughout the university community and performing a full spectrum of symphonic repertoire. Join us for our final concert of the fall '22 season.
Schoenberg Hall
Dec 3 Sat
5:00pm
Free
world-music
Music of China Concert
The UCLA Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Chi Li, performs its annual Fall concert featuring traditional and contemporary Chinese music.
Schoenberg Hall
Dec 3 Sat
8:00pm
Free
jazz, student-recital
Zane St. Andre Jackson's Senior Recital
Global Jazz Studies saxophone player Zane St. Andre Jackson presents a senior recital.
Lani Hall
Honoring Mo Ostin, 1927–2022

As chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Records, Mo Ostin shaped decades of popular music, leaving a legacy for us all to share. A major gift from Mo and his wife Evelyn funded the construction of the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center, designed to provide students with access to the latest advances in music technology. The Ostins provided support for the School of Music’s Music Partnership Program. In addition, Mo was an active force for the Dean’s Board of Advisors. We will always cherish his passion and partnership.

Honoring Mo Ostin
Honoring Mo Ostin
Honoring Mo Ostin
WELCOME BACK TO THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC

The School of Music is excited to welcome new and returning students back to campus. This page includes COVID-19 policies specific to the School of Music, links to campus resources for learning, teaching and safeguarding our musical community this fall.

Please check back here regularly. We will update this page as new information becomes available.

Welcome Back to the School of Music
Welcome Back to the School of Music
Welcome Back to the School of Music
Please join us on Saturday, December 3rd, at 5:00 pm at Schoenberg Hall for our Music of China Concert!
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The UCLA Chinese Music Ensemble, directed by Chi Li, performs its annual fall concert featuring traditional and contemporary music, including silk-and-bamboo ensemble, erhu unison, qin unison, pipa duet, zheng unison, Chinese opera, folk dance, and silk-and-bamboo music.
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This event will also be live-streamed on The School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #concert #worldmusic #musicofchina
Please join us on Friday, December 2nd, at 8:00 pm at Schoenberg Hall for our fall UCLA Symphony concert!
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Founded in 2002, UCLA Symphony is UCLA’s campus-wide orchestra, drawing its membership from throughout the university community and performing a full spectrum of symphonic repertoire.
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This event will also be live-streamed on The School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #concert #symphony #classicalmusic
Please join us on Friday, December 2nd at 5:00 pm at Lani Hall for our uclaFLUX fall concert!
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uclaFLUX is a contemporary music ensemble that is devoted to the performance of chamber music from the 20th and 21st centuries. uclaFLUX explores and embraces new approaches and techniques associated with the myriad of ever-evolving languages of contemporary music.
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This event will also be live-streamed on The School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #concert #contemporarymusic #chamberensemble
Please join us on Monday, November 28th at 8:00 pm at the St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for a choral performance by the UCLA Chamber Singers & UCLA Choral!
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The 45-voice UCLA Chamber Singers and the 90-voice UCLA Choral will provide a stunningly beautiful performance intended to create memories and evoke emotions. In the acoustically advanced sanctuary, listeners will be treated to music that is traditional to the holidays as well as music from traditions around the world. A gathering song from Zimbabwe, music from Israel, polyphony from the 16th century, folk songs from the United States and much more will be featured in this one-night-only performance. The two choirs will combine at the end of the program to surround the audience in candlelight and the warmth of the human voice in song.
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This event will also be live-streamed on The School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #chorale #concert
CALLING ALL SCHOOL OF MUSIC ALUMNI – YOU’RE INVITED TO HAPPY HOUR!  Hors d’oeuvres and drinks with live music make for a perfect Thursday evening – reconnect with old friends and meet fellow School of Music alumni.  At 6:30, the party continues on Broxton Avenue with First Thursday, a UCLA-hosted block party including concert performances from School of Music students.  Drop by for a quick drink or stay all evening. Free parking included with RSVP (link in bio).
Please join us Friday, November 18th, at 1:00 pm at the Ethnomusicology Archive for a lecture with Professor Huib Schippers!⠀
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Huib Schippers is the Regents' Professor at UCLA for the Fall quarter, and here to share everything he's learned in a 40-year career including initiating, supporting, and running music initiatives and institutions in The Netherlands, Australia, Nepal, The Gambia, and the US, where he helped revitalize the iconic record label Smithsonian Folkways (2016-2020). This presentation summarizes his insights into applying ethnomusicological skills.⠀
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This event will also be happening via Zoom.  Please see the school’s calendar to register for the event. (https://uclamusic.info/3UJJbtd)⠀
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #ethnomusicoloy #musiclecture
Please join us Tuesday, November 22nd, at 6:00 pm at Lani Hall for our UCLA fall collaborative piano class concert
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Dr. James Lent leads his class of pianists in a varied concert featuring works for piano duet, piano duo, piano quartet, violin and piano, voice and piano, piano concertos, and other unique combinations!
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This event will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #collaborativepiano #piano #concert
[RESCHEDULED] Please join us Wednesday, November 16th at 8:00 pm at Lani Hall for our fall graduate composers concert!
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Entitled "Of Earth and Above", the graduate-level students of the UCLA Department of Music Composition area will showcase their latest works. Join us for a variety of creative, unique, and emotive works!
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This event will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #composer #concert
We are thrilled to have UCLA Alumna Soprano Angel Blue back at UCLA for a recital and a master class! Please join us Monday, November 21st, at 7pm at Schoeneberg Hall for the inaugural Judith L. Smith voice recital, featuring Angel Blue.
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Soprano Angel Joy Blue, M.M. '08, is the featured artist of the inaugural Judith L. Smith Voice Recital Series, celebrating talented vocalists and the distinguished tenure of The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Founding Dean Judith Smith. Angel made her debut at the LA Opera in 2007 and the Metropolitan Opera House in 2017, and returns to her alma mater for this special performance.
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On Tuesday, November 22nd at 3pm, Angle Blue will work with students from our opera program in a public masterclass. 
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Both events are free, and will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #voice #concert #masterclass
Please join us on Sunday, November 20th, at 2:00 pm at Lani Hall for a recital by the saxophone studio!
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Join the UCLA Classical Saxophone Studio, led by Profosser Jan Berry Baker, as we present works showcasing our talented saxophone students.
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This event will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #saxophone #concert
Please join us on Sunday, November 20th, at 2:00 pm at Schoenberg Hall for the Fall UCLA Percussion Ensemble concert!
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Entitled “¡Abajo la Lira, Viva el Bongo!”, this performance of the UCLA Percussion Ensemble features Cuban composers Jose Ardevol and Javier Diaz and Mexican composers Javier Alvarez, Cesar Gonzalez, Mario Lavista, and Tito Puente, Puerto Rico.
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This event will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #percussion #concert
Please join us on November 18 & 19 (Friday & Saturday) at 8:00 pm at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for a concert by UCLA Choral Studies department!
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The UCLA Chamber Singers, UCLA Opera Theater and Tesserae Baroque Orchestra will present two performances of Handel's masterpiece "Acis and Galatea." Described as a masque, a pastoral and a "little opera" by the composer himself, "Acis and Galatea" has been experienced by every generation since its premiere in 1718. Written as a courtly entertainment about the simplicity of rural life, "Acis and Galatea" contains some of Handel's most beautiful music composed for solo voices and chorus.
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This event will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #choir #choralstudies #concert
We are pleased to announce the residency of Decoda at the Herb Alpert School of music! Please join us Thursday, November 10th, at 7:30 pm at Schoenberg Hall for a concert by Decoda.
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Decoda (@DecodaMusic) the affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall, is a New York-based collective of virtuoso chamber musicians equally passionate for performance and community engagement.
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As a part of their residency at the Herb Alpert School of Music, Decoda will be working with chamber music students and participants of the Gluck program.  This program will feature works by Stravinsky, Rameau, Dvorak, and Valerie Coleman.
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This event will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #concert
Please join us Tuesday, November 8th at 8:00 pm at Lani Hall for our fall undergraduate composers concert!
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Titled “Breath of Autumn”, in this concert, student ensembles will perform diverse, new works written by up-and-coming UCLA undergraduate composition students.
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This event will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #composer #concert
We're so honored to have Dr. Huib Schippers as a 2022 UC Regents' Lecturer and Professor here at the School of Music this fall. Please join us for his UC Regents' Lecture on Monday, Nov. 7, at 1:30 p.m. in Schoenberg Hall.
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Dr. Schippers' lecture will explore the concept of cultural ecosystems: the idea that a complex of—mostly non-musical—forces determines the sustainability of any music practice, whether fringe or mainstream, from West or East, community-based or widely mediated, despised by many or loved by all.
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This event will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #lecture #worldmusic
Please join us on Friday, November 4th at 8 pm at Schoenberg Hall for our first Wind Ensemble concert of the school year!
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Entitled “(About) England,” the concert comprises music about England and the United Kingdom by composers that are not entirely (or not at all) English or British themselves.
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This event will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #concert #windensemble
Please join us on Saturday, November 5th at 8pm for a FREE CONCERT by the Bent Frquency Duo!
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Join the Bent Frequency Duo (Jan Berry Baker, saxophone and Stuart Gerber, percussion) and friends for a night of music featuring George E. Lewis. This concert will include world premieres, so we hope to see you there!
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #concert
Please join us on Friday, November 4th, at 5:30 at Lani Hall for a film premiere & concert.
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"The Artist Body" is A documentary about important keys of the creative process and how to develop your own voice as an artist. Directed by Grammy Award-winning Percussionist/Composer/Filmmaker Arturo Stable, one of our Global Jazz Studies percussion instructors.
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The concert following the screening will feature Maryliz & Andres Vadin.  There will also be a Q&A afterward.
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This event will also be live-streamed on the School of Music Livestream channel.
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#ucla #music #thisisUCLAmusic #screening

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