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May 27 Thu
10:00am
Free

Family Meal – Soundtrack to Creativity: Writing Process Mixtape

lectures-symposia
Zoom

The “stillness and the quiet of pandemic time forced us to stop…and hear our world with greater clarity.

Listen to the music and insights that have carried Daphne Brooks, Farah J. Griffin & Gayle Wald through quarantine and through writing their just published and forthcoming books—Liner Notes for a Revolution, Read Until You Understand, and Democratic Rhythms— and reflect on the music that has done the same for you.

About Family Meals

Come Have a Sensory Meal With the UCLA PEER Lab. Expand your palate by attending a family meal in which a Lab researcher or guest invites us into their process. Explore All Peer Lab Events.

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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 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.

Feb 6 Mon
7:00pm
Free
jazz
Fandango at the Wall, Screening and Live Concert
Join filmmaker Varda Bar-Kar and Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra founder Arturo O’Farrill for a screening of the documentary Fandango at the Wall. The documentary, which aired on HBO in 2022, follows multi-Grammy Award winners Arturo O’Farrill and Kabir Sehgal, as they prepare to record a live album at the U.S.-Mexico border wall. The project is inspired by the annual Fandango Fronterizo Festival, which
Schoenberg Hall
Feb 10 Fri
8:00pm
Free
classical
UCLA Wind Ensemble and LA Winds: Picture Show
The UCLA Wind Ensemble presents its first concert of winter quarter, joined by the community based Los Angeles Winds, Stephen Piazza, conductor. The program is anchored by musical works inspired by visual art.   The UCLA Wind Ensemble opens the concert with Zhou Tian’s Petals of Fire, a response to Cy Twombly’s 1989 painting of
Schoenberg Hall
Feb 15 Wed
11:00am
Free
Conversations on Music and Justice
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Feb 22 Wed
11:00am
Free
Conversations on Music and Justice - Session 2
To the Promised Land: Facilitating Mutual Healing Through Dialogue is a two-part discussion exploring the role music can play in building bridges of understanding, furthering social justice and promoting healing across communities. It is a continuation of the series, “Conversations on Music and Justice”, intended to explore these issues while inviting our national audience to participate in the discussion.
Feb 23 Thu
6:30pm
Free
classical
David L. Abell Piano Master Series featuring Sofya Gulyak
We are excited to welcome Sofya Gulyak to our David L. Abell Piano Master Series for Winter, 2023. Sofya Gulyak’s resume includes prizes from many prestigious piano competitions: she is a 1st prize winner of William Kapell International Piano Competition in the USA, Maj Lind Helsinki International Piano Competition, Tivoli Piano Competition in Copenhagen, Isang
Lani Hall