School of Music Celebrates Distinguished Ethnomusicology Professor A.J. Racy
This spring, distinguished professor of ethnomusicology A.J. Racy will retire from the School of Music following a 40+ year career of teaching, performance and research with the nation’s premier and only freestanding Department of Ethnomusicology.
Inna Faliks: Music, History and Identity
Inna Faliks, the renowned concert pianist, and professor and head of the piano department at the School of Music reflects on how music helped her connect more deeply with her Jewish heritage.
Celebrated Violinist, Regina Carter to address UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music graduates, June 11
Regina Carter, GRAMMY nominated violinist and recipient of the MacArthur “genius” and Doris Duke Artist Awards, will deliver the keynote address at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music 2021 commencement celebration on Friday, June 11 at 4 p.m. PDT.
Six-time GRAMMY Winning 'Ukulele Virtuoso, Daniel Ho, Performs for Archive's 60th Anniversary
Daniel Ho, a six-time GRAMMY Award winner, eleven-time GRAMMY Award nominee, six-time Taiwanese Golden Melody Award winner, and recipient of multiple Hawaiian Music awards will present a virtual concert of his compositions as the third installment of the Musics from Around the World: Southern California Composers in Concert series, part of UCLA World Music Center‘s
School of Music Announces 2020-21 Dean’s Office Opportunity Award Recipients
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is pleased to announce recipients of this year’s Dean’s Office Opportunity Award. Awarded to faculty projects that advance the school’s mission, selected initiatives embrace cross-collaboration with UCLA’s other arts units while expanding engagement with L.A.’s many diverse and artistic communities.
School of Music faculty and staff receive Chancellor’s Arts Initiative Grants
Three faculty from The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music were among 12 recipients of arts research grants awarded by the Chancellor’s Council on the Arts (CCoA) and the university’s Office for Research and Creative Activities (ORCA). The Initiative awarded $150,000 in funding to advance relevant arts research projects that demonstrate originality and contribute to the
Mirror Spectator - A Day of Armenian Music at UCLA
The UCLA Armenian Music Program showcases treasures of Armenian classical, contemporary, and folk music with a concert featuring World Premieres by Kinan Azmeh and Bryn Kirsch, UCLA VEM Ensemble, Apple Hill String Quartet, and UCLA Armenian Music Ensemble.
Seven UCLA professors elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Among UCLA’s 2021 honorees are the School of Music’s faculty Terence Blanchard, Inaugural Kenny Burrell Chair and Professor of Global Jazz Studies, and Elisabeth Le Guin, Professor of Musicology and Special Assistant to the Inaugural Dean for Faculty Development and Gender Equity.
Q&A with Farzad Amoozegar, Iranian Music Program Director, and Alireza Ardekani, Executive Director of the Farhang Foundation
The School of Music is proud to announce Professor Farzad Amoozegar as the new Director of the Iranian Music Program. His appointment represents the continued partnership between The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music and the Farhang Foundation, an organization dedicated to celebrating Iranian art and culture in the community.