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May 4 Tue

Spring Graduate Composers Concert


The graduate-level students of the UCLA Department of Music Composition Area showcase their latest works. Join us for a variety of intriguing, inspiring, and emotive pieces.

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Prelude to Gravity for Solo Piano
Austin Ali (b. 1997)
Valerie Stern, piano

Time to Begin
Yifeng Yvonne Yuan (b. 1996)
Choreographer: Marianna Varviani

The Shapeshifter
Yifeng Yvonne Yuan (b. 1996)
Choreographer: Ryan Rockmore

Traditional Protestant Christian Hymn
Arranged and Performed by Kenneth Glendon Brown

Four Pieces for Two Trumpets
I. Opening
II. Toccata
III. Meditation 
IV. Closing
Shirunyu Li (b. 1992)
Jonathan Tompkins, trumpet

Just for Today 
Gabrielle Rosse (b. 1982)
Gabrielle Rosse, piano

Polyphony I
Théo Schmitt (b. 1991)

The Language of the Unheard
Théo Schmitt (b. 1991)
Choreographer: Wilfried Souly

Block Party 
Marcus Norris (b. 1991)
Darshaya Oden, singer
Jason Tyson, piano

Sinfonietta for String Orchestra
Anthony Constantino (b. 1995)

Watch the concert here on May 4, 2021 at 8PM


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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.


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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