Ethnomusicology Plus a
Concentration in Iranian Music

Current UCLA Student interested in the Iranian Music Minor?

The Iranian Music minor is designed for students who wish to augment their major program with a group of related courses that provide a systematic introduction to the study of Iranian music, performance, and culture. The minor has both academic and performance classes. It is a sequence of three lower-division courses (11 units): ETHNMUS 5 or M25, 8, and 91L; and six upper-division courses (20 units): ETHNMUS 101, 144, 145 or 163, and 161L ( ETHNMUS 144 and 161L must each be taken twice).

Celebrating the Partnership Between Farhang Foundation and The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

<h4>Celebrating the Partnership Between Farhang Foundation and The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music</h4>
Diār Caps a Week of Events about the Music of Iran
On Sunday, May 21, a capacity crowd at Schoenberg Hall heard Diār, a concert of Iranian music curated by new postdoctoral scholar Shahab Paranj. Diār featured traditional Persian music as well as world premieres by Paranj, Reza Vali, Ian Krouse, and Richard Danielpour. It was one of several events this weekend connected to the music
Shahab Paranj to Join School of Music as Post-Doctoral Scholar
This spring, composer and instrumentalist Shahab Paranj has joined The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music as Postdoctoral Scholar of Iranian music.
Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute Helps Bring Back Iranian Music Program, Gives $60,000 to Establish Elahe Omidyar Mir-Djalali Fund for Iranian Music
Iranian Music had been on a two-decade hiatus at UCLA, until 2016 when instructor Amir Hosein Pourjavady – a Bruin who received his Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures from UCLA – returned to UCLA, working with The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Department of Ethnomusicology to revive the Persian Music Ensemble and

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