For questions, please contact Inna Faliks, Professor of Piano and Keyboard Area Head.

The piano performance program at the Herb Alpert School of Music at UCLA is highly selective, inviting a small number of piano majors each year to join its two piano studios.  The organ studio also accepts a limited number of organ majors each year into its organ studio.

The keyboard program is known for its special attention to individual students, an internationally renowned faculty of concert artists, and ample performance opportunities such as a weekly recital series, solo and concerto competitions, Abell Series  guest artist master classes, collaboration with instrumentalists and composers, involvement in chamber music and contemporary music, work with composers, studio classes, and interdisciplinary festivals.

Through an atmosphere that combines nurture, hard work and inspiration, UCLA piano students receive a one-of-a-kind experience.

Keyboard Faculty

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David Kaplan
Assistant Professor - Piano Performance
Inna Faliks
Professor - Piano Performance and Keyboard Area Head
Christoph Bull
Adjunct Professor - Organ Performance
2020 Atwater Kent Piano Concerto Competition Winner Announced
The winner of the 2020 Atwater Kent Piano Concerto Competition, Pianist Brandon Zhu, will perform with UCLA Philharmonia on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 8PM in Schoenberg Hall.
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Announces Fall 2019 Season
Grammy-nominated saxophonist Chris Potter, and jazz vocalist Fay Victor, are just two of the artists who will be part of the music school’s Fall 2019 season.
Broadway World - Inna Faliks Performs World Premiere by Richard Danielpour at The Wallis
READ: The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents UCLA pianist Inna Faliks performing a world premiere by UCLA composer Richard Danielpour and works by Rodion Shchedrin, Schumann and Chopin in her Wallis debut on Sunday, May 12, 2019. 

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