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

Christoph Bull
Adjunct Professor - Organ Performance
Inna Faliks
Professor - Head of Piano
David Kaplan
Assistant Professor - Piano Performance
Sanaz Rezai
Instructor, Beginning Keyboard--Summer Session
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Thanks to a generous philanthropic investment by The Ahmanson Foundation, the School of Music is now home to seven beautiful, new Yamaha pianos.
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This fall, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music will welcome Jan Berry Baker, David Kaplan and Catherine Provenzano to its stellar roster of faculty.
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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.

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