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New Thread Saxophone Quartet in Residence
Join us as the New Thread Saxophone Quartet (called “adventurous” and “rule-breaking” by NewMusicBox) visits UCLA from New York City for a three-day residency (1/28-1/30). This multi-disciplinary engagement will include a reading session of student compositions, a masterclass with Prof. Jan Berry Baker’s saxophone studio, and a workshop on New Music entrepreneurship, culminating in a
Ensemble Room: Evelyn & Mo Ostin Music Center
In Memoriam, Sheridon Stokes
Flutist, UCLA instructor, composer and ubiquitous studio musician Sheridon Stokes passed away in July 2022. His career as a classical flutist and studio musician spanned over six decades.
School of Music Welcomes New Faculty
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.
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.

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