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Apr 21 2023

Sunny Yang, Cello Masterclass

classical, contemporary
Choral Room

Join us for a masterclass with acclaimed cellist, Sunny Yang. UCLA students will perform contemporary and classical works for Yang’s instruction.


Peter Walsh - Seven, for solo cello, by Benjamin Fleischacker -

Three Songs for Pipa and Cello by Bright Sheng, with Selina Li

Brahms Trio in C minor (Sean Takada, Alex Tchaikov, Isabelle Fromme)

Sunny Yang is a versatile cellist and committed educator, and has collaborated with many of the world’s most accomplished composers and performers.

As a member of the Kronos Quartet for the past ten years, she has continually reimagined the string quartet experience.  She has performed around the world, commissioned more than 500 new works, and released over 15 recordings.  She received the Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music for her collaboration album with Laurie Anderson, Landfall.  She has led workshops and masterclasses with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, the Embassy Adoption Program with Washington Performing Arts, among other institutions in the United States and overseas.

With Kronos, Sunny is proud of having launched an education and legacy project called 50 for the Future, presenting fifty new works for string quartet. The project is designed expressly for the training of students and emerging professionals, written by composers from around the world, and it is distributed online for free. https://50ftf.kronosquartet.org/


This event is FREE! No RSVP required. Early arrival is recommended.


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!


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.