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Jun 5 2019

Escuchando la Frontera – Listening to Collections and Communities

Ethnomusicology Archive

In celebration of the Strachwitz Frontera Collection at UCLA! The Arhoolie Foundation's Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings is the largest collection of these recordings in existence. The nearly 160,000 recordings in the collection were made primarily in the United States and Mexico and were published between 1908 and the late 1990s.


12:30 – 1pm Frontera Collection DJ

1 – 2:30pm Listening to Collections Panel
Antonio Cuellar, Arhoolie Foundation
Tom Diamant, Arhoolie Foundation
Agustin Gurza, Chicano Studies Research Center
Lisa McAulay, UCLA Digital Library
Maureen Russell, Moderator, UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive
Chon A. Noriega, Introduction, Chicano Studies Research Center

2:45 – 4pm Listening to Communities Panel
Cesar Favila, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
Steve Loza, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
Yuri Shimoda, UCLA Graduate Student
Matthew Vest, Moderator, UCLA Music Library
Allison Benedetti, Introduction, UCLA Library

4 – 6pm Reception with Steve Loza Group

Organized by the UCLA Music Library, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, and the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive. With support from the Office of Interdisciplinary & Cross Cultural Affairs and the UCLA Center for Latino Arts.


Self-service parking is available at UCLA’s Parking Structure #2 for events in Schoenberg Music Building and the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center. Costs range from $1 for 20 minutes to $20 all day. Learn more about campus parking.


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!