Music Performance

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The Bachelor of Arts in Music combines intensive applied study of Western classical music with the superb academics of a major research university situated in a global cultural capital. Students in the performance concentration study individually with world-class performers and teachers, participate fully in a range of large and small ensembles, and pursue rigorous coursework in music theory, history, and analysis. Across the major, frequent performance opportunities, open to students regardless of class standing, ensure that each student gains extensive experience in a wide variety of performance contexts. The small, collaborative nature of the program guarantees students tailored individual attention from faculty throughout the Music Department.

Music Performance Faculty
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Che-Yen Chen
Professor
Christoph Bull
Adjunct Professor
Lucy Yates
Lecturer
Inna Faliks
Professor
Paul Floyd
Lecturer
Robert Winter
Distinguished Professor
Gloria Cheng
Adjunct Professor
Ji Young An
Lecturer
Antonio Lysy
Professor
Peter Kazaras
Professor
Juliana Gondek
Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Professor
James Lent
Lecturer
Michael Dean
Professor
Gary Gray
Professor Emeritus
Joshua Ranz
Lecturer
Gordon Henderson
Professor; Department Vice Chair
Iris Malkin
Lecturer
Chris Hanulik
Adjunct Professor
James Bass
Professor
Douglas Masek
Adjunct Professor
Rakefet Hak
Lecturer
Daniel Szabo
Adjunct Associate Professor
Travis J. Cross
Chair of Music; Professor
Amy Sanchez
Lecturer
Jocelyn Ho
Assistant Professor
Peter Yates
Adjunct Professor
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In the first Abell Piano Series of the year, hear pianist Daria Rabotkina in a recital of Schubert, Rachmaninoff and Paul Harvey Orandt. Later, watch as Rabotkina leads an educational masterclass with UCLA piano students.
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In the first UCLA Philharmonia concert of the Fall 2018 season, Los Angeles Philharmonic Principal flute Denis Bouriakov joins UCLA Philharmonia for his debut concert as a UCLA faculty member. The program, conducted by Neal
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The UCLA Wind Ensemble opens its 2018–19 season by continuing its yearlong centenary celebration of American musician Leonard Bernstein, performing transcriptions of music from his two most famous Broadway shows, CANDIDE (1956) and WEST SIDE STORY (1957).
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