Conversations: The Malavskys, a family portrait
A hair-raising gender riot in a synagogue in Brooklyn helped drive the Malavsky’s out of the pulpit and onto the borscht belt circuit, creating new opportunities for female leadership in prayer and new settings for ritual in the late 1940s.
Conversations: Dispatches from Brooklyn
Working with elder Chassidic women, musician and activist Ira Temple encountered transcendent possibilities and complicating limitations in attempting to construct a community centered on female musical desires and homosocial flourishing.
Conversations: The Kwartin Project
In the narration of his life story, Kwartin presents a serious childhood illness as an emotional pedagogy that trained him to communicate the traumas of the Jewish community.
An Introduction to "Conversations: Words and Music from the American Jewish Experience"
Conversations aims to open a dialogue about the persistence of memory and change in Jewish music and the use of the sounds of the past to address keenly felt needs in the present.
Arturo O’Farrill Joins Universal Music Group’s Blue Note Family, Releases Upcoming Musical Work and Discusses Future Plans
Arturo O’Farrill is a five-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist, global jazz studies professor at UCLA and the associate dean for equity, diversity and inclusion at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
School of Music Faculty Named Distinguished Professors
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is proud to announce the promotion of two of our faculty members to the rank of Distinguished Professor: Peter Kazaras and Ian Krouse.
Soundbites with Alba Triana: Exploring the Dialogue Between Elements
Sound installation artist and composer Alba Triana sits down with the UCLA PEER Lab to discuss her interactive, atmospheric and intimate work, ahead of her appearance as the first guest in the upcoming Pop Up Lab series.
Redefining the Music Industry with Internship Opportunities
Madison Dorsett, music performance major with a music industry minor at the School of Music, aims to redefine the music industry through her internships and the non-profit she helped create called Chromatic Brass Collective.