Jan Berry Baker has joined the UCLA Department of Music as the new Associate Professor of Music, She will be teaching saxophone and wind ensemble students. She is in demand as a solo and chamber music performer, and is an advocate of contemporary music.
Associate Professor of SaxophoneJan Berry Baker
Saxophonist Jan Berry Baker is a native of Alberta, Canada. In demand as a soloist and chamber musician, she has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico, France, Germany, Scotland, England, Ukraine, Switzerland, Austria and the Czech Republic. She has been featured as a concerto soloist with orchestras in Canada, Ukraine, USA, and most recently with the Sinfonica de…
Oct 17 Sun
classicalWomen's Voices, Women's Souls
A celebration of Jewish women’s voices, the centerpiece of this concert are excerpts from Women of Valor, an award-winning cantata by composer Andrea Clearfield, performed by members of the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony under the direction of Dr. Noreen Green and featuring Grammy award-winning soprano Hila Plitmann and mezzo-soprano Iris Malkin. Inspired by a midrash, Women of Valor highlights the stories of women of the Bible through the contemporary lens of several women writers.
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.
Students perform in April Recitals at the Chancellor's Residence
Mrs. Block has shared with us some more photos from her annual recital series at the Chancellor’s residence. From April 4th, mezzo soprano Meagan Martin and accompanist Douglas Sume: And from April 5th, saxophonist Matthew Lombard, seen here with Mrs. Block: There will be more photos and information to come, as recitals will continue on
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