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Jun 30 Wed
5:00pm
Free

A. J. Racy Retirement Tribute

AJ-RACY
lectures-symposia
Zoom

Join the Department of Ethnomusicology as it pays tribute to the career and achievements of Distinguished Professor of Ethnomusicology A.J. Racy, who will be retiring from the School of Music. This special evening reception will feature remarks from the Inaugural Dean and video highlights celebrating Racy’s 43-year career at UCLA.

As an internationally renowned performer, composer and author, Racy is respected for his musicianship and publications including the award-winning book, “Making Music in the Arab World: The Culture and Artistry of Tarab.” He has been the recipient of numerous honors and is also a master of multiple traditional instruments including the nay, a reed-flute, and buzuq, a long-necked fretted lute.

In honor of Professor Racy's expansive career and dedication to student success, the School of Music has established the A.J. Racy Scholarship in Ethnomusicology to support graduate and undergraduate scholars in their studies. To celebrate Professor Racy’s career with a gift to this fund, click here.

 

Register in advance for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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 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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5:00pm
Free
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