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The Music Industry Minor helps prepare students for employment in the music industry, including marketing and sales, recording production, intellectual property, sound recording, and arranging. The minor is interdisciplinary and interdepartmental, with coursework designed to provide students with an introduction to the history, theory, and practice of music as a calling and a business, and to provide opportunities for students to work with practitioners on real-world projects in the music industry. Students can participate in programs presented by the Center for Music Innovation, which explore how technology is changing how we create, consume, and collaborate around music — locally and globally. The minor, which is open to all UCLA undergraduates, also fosters communication and interaction between UCLA, the music industry, and the musical life of Los Angeles.

 

National Endowment for The Arts Chair to address UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music graduates
Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson, the 13th chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), will deliver the keynote address at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music 2022 commencement celebration, which will be held in Dixon Court North on Friday, June 10 at 4 p.m. PT.
Ceremony Held for Outdoor Courtyard Dedicated as Anti-Discrimination Haven
The Herb Alpert School of Music has designated an outdoor space between the Music Library at the Schoenberg Musical Building and the recording center in the Ostin Music Center as a haven from discrimination and marginalization.
UCLA Library awards grants to eight music school projects
Funds to support commissions, performances, recordings, residencies and research for contemporary music
Oct 12 Wed
4:00pm
Free
talks
God Only Knows: Celebrating the Release of David Leaf’s Brian Wilson Biography
Come join Peabody Award winning author and UCLA Professor David Leaf in an event celebrating the release of his critically-acclaimed book God Only Knows: The Story of Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys and the California Myth. Originally released in 1978, the new edition of what’s been called “The Beach Boys bible” has been massively updated. With
Lani Hall
Nov 2 Wed
3:00pm
Free
talks
Don Letts: REBEL DREAD
REBEL DREAD is the story of Don Letts, a first-generation British-born Black filmmaker, DJ, musician, and cultural commentator. The film frames Don’s story with the 1968 Enoch Powell ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech and the 2018 ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy. The film covers Don’s relationship with the nascent punk scene of the 1970s and 80s –
Lani Hall

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