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Oct 20 Tue
6:00pm
Free

A Conversation with Jeff Harleston, General Counsel and EVP of Business and Legal Affairs for Universal Music Group

Jeff Harleston
lectures-symposia
Zoom

A key member of the senior executive team at Universal Music Group (UMG), Jeff Harleston oversees all business transactions, contracts and litigation for UMG’s worldwide operations. He is recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” by Billboard Magazine and as one of Ebony Magazine’s “Power 100.” His charitable activities include Board Member of the TJ Martell Foundation and of MusiCares. Harleston will discuss his career trajectory and insight into the legal sector of the music industry.

Presented by The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, the L.A. Sounds Now virtual event series offers a unique snapshot of the global music industry through engaging conversations with diverse industry leaders led by School of Music Inaugural Dean, Eileen L. Strempel. This fall, we explore the emerging challenges and opportunities facing the music industry as a result of COVID-19. This notable group of professionals are also collectively serving as the School of Music’s Inaugural Board of Advisors.

All events will livestream through Zoom and are free of charge.

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ACCESSIBILITY

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.

acknowledgment

The Herb Alpert School of Music at UCLA 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.

Oct 27 Tue
6:00pm
Free
lectures-symposia
A Conversation with Industry Executive and Artist Manager, Michael Ostin
With over 35 years of experience in the music industry, Michael Ostin has been involved in recording and managing some of the biggest names in music including: Christopher Cross, Paul Simon, Madonna, and Green Day and others. The former Senior Vice President of A&R for Warner Records and as president of Dreamworks Records will share his unique perspective on the state of music, the music industry, and the arts in response to current challenges.
Zoom
Oct 28 Wed
1:00pm
Free
lectures-symposia
Song and Dance and the Sonic Territorialization of Xinjiang
Tracing the use of song and dance to “tackle Islamic extremism” in Xinjiang, Rachel Harris shows how coerced musical performance is used to discipline and transform Muslim bodies against a background of state terror.
Zoom
Nov 2 Mon
6:00pm
Free
lectures-symposia
A Conversation with Michelle Jubelirer, COO of Capitol Music Group
Michelle Jubelirer, COO of Capitol Music Group (CMG), discusses her unique perspective on music industry operations and the intricacies of supporting music labels.
Zoom
Nov 8 Sun
4:00pm
Free
jewish-music
Learn to Play Klezmer Workshop - Any Instrument Will Do
Join Dr. Lorry Black, acclaimed local percussionist, klezmer musician, and our very own associate director, as he explores the ways in which you can engage any instrument in klezmer repertoire. Don’t forget to have your instrument at hand for this special two-part workshop engagement. He’ll be playing his xylophone!
Zoom
Nov 17 Tue
6:00pm
Free
lectures-symposia
A Conversation with Jeannette Perez, Chief Experience Officer at Kobalt Music
Jeannette Perez, Chief Experience Officer at Kobalt Music, shares her experience growing Kobalt’s business and the importance of fostering brand partnerships.
Zoom