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Jan 29 Sun

18th Annual UCLA Philharmonia All-Star Concert

2019-20 All-Star Concert

The UCLA "All-Star Each year, Music Department students audition for the opportunity to perform as soloists with UCLA Philharmonia, the school's flagship orchestra, on the stage of Royce Hall. This year, 12 students were selected by a panel of distinguished adjudicators for this honor. 

The Program for the Eighteenth Annual All-Star Concert will be:

Yundian Cao, flute; Ibert Flute Concerto, Mvt. I

Shiun Choi, clarinet, and Nicholas Kim, clarinet; Ponchielli Il Convergo for two clarinets and strings

Carmen Edano, mezzo-soprano; Berg “Nacht” from Sieben Frühe Lieder

Jacob Freiman, clarinet; Françaix Clarinet Concerto, Mvt. I

Isabelle Fromme, cello; Elgar Cello Concerto, Mvt. I

Lorenna Garcia, viola; Hindemith Der Schwanendreher, Mvt. I

Mathew Harget, alto saxophone; Piet Swerts Klonos for alto saxophone and string orchestra

Janice Hu, violin; Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2, Mvt. I

Phyllis Pan, piano; Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, Mvt. I

Matthew Rasmussen, bassoon; Villa-Lobos, Ciranda Das Sete Notas

Sean Takada, violin; Waxman "Carmen Fantasie”

Gemalene Acupan, Jakub Rompczyk, Neal Stulberg, conductors

This event is made possible by the David and Irmgard Dobrow Fund. Classical music was a passion of the Dobrows, who established a generous endowment at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music to make programs like this possible. We are proud to celebrate this program as part of the 2022 - 23 Dobrow Series.

UCLA, the School of Music, and Los Angeles County strongly recommend indoor masking.

While masking is not mandatory, it is encouraged as a way of helping to protect our community.


This event is FREE! No RSVP required. Early arrival is recommended.


Royce Hall is located in North Campus. Click the link below to view maps and directions to Royce Hall.

Royce Hall Map and Directions

Parking for Royce Hall is available in Parking Structure 5 located at: 340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095.Guest drop is closest at the turnaround at the front of Royce Hall located at: 10745 Dickson Court, Los Angeles, CA 90095


The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is eager to provide a variety of accommodations and services for access and communications. If you would like to request accommodations, please do so 10 days in advance of the event by emailing ADA@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu or calling (310) 825-0174.


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Food and drink may not be carried into the theaters. Thank you!


The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

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