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May 13 Mon
11:00am
Free

Open Rehearsal: Works by Wadada Leo Smith

contemporary
Recording Studio – Room 165 – Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center

This rehearsal of portions of Wadada Leo Smith's The Four Symphonies and new compositions is open to the public. Smith is an internationally acclaimed composer and trumpeter, whose work has been described as a "cosmology" and a "spiritual meditation about creation in the grand intergalactic sense." Transcending the bounds of genre or idiom, he distinctly defines his music as "Creative Music." He is the originator of the musical language Ankrhasmation.

Wadada Leo Smith, composer, trumpet
Vicki Ray, piano
Nina Eidsheim, voice

Presented by the UCLA Center for Musical Humanities, with support from the R. U. Nelson Fund. 

PARKING

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.

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.

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FOOD & DRINK

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

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