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Mar 7 2021

UCLA Faculty Recital Series: The Theoreticals – UCLA Music Theory Faculty

Faculty Recital "The Theoreticals"
classical, contemporary

Our Music Theory faculty teach the universal language of music theory and notation to our burgeoning student composers and performers. Tonight our faculty step outside the classroom and onto the stage presenting their original compositions. Join us to experience the wide gamut of musical voices comprising our Music Theory Faculty in a concert, featuring:

Noah Meites

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Dante De Silva (b. 1978)
Get Down (for solo bassoon and pre-recorded electronics)
Anthony Parnther, bassoon

David S. Lefkowitz (b. 1964)
Prelude and Fugue No. 10 (C) from 18 From ’20 (Preludes and Fugues for Solo Piano)
David Kaplan, piano

Hitomi Oba (b. 1984)
Three of Coins
Erika Oba, flute
Hitomi Oba, tenor saxophone
Lisa Mezzacappa, double bass

Dwayne S. Milburn (b. 1963)
Two Introits (for SATB choir)
“Gaudeamus omnes” for All Saints’ Day
“Asperges me” for the First Sunday in Epiphany
The Staff Soloists of the Choir of St. Matthew’s:
Shannon Hickman, Diane Plaster, sopranos
Sara Campbell, Diana Woolner, altos
Matthew Brown, Jamey Schrick, tenors
Ed Levy, Will Goldman, basses

Gustav Mahler/Ben Phelps (1860-1911)/(b. 1980)
Adagietto from Mahler, Symphony No. 5
Ben Phelps, melodicas

Noah Meites (b. 1982)
Le Splendide Hôtel (for solo soprano and string quartet)
Maria Eleonora Caminada, soprano (Italy)
Scheherazade String Quartet (Iran)
Tina Jamegarmi, violin
Laya Etemaid, violin
Yeganeh Hossininia, viola
Negar Norad, cello

This event is made possible by the David and Irmgard Dobrow Fund. Classical music was a passion of the Dobrows, who established a generous endowment at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music to make programs like this possible. We are proud to celebrate this program as part of the 2020 - 21 Dobrow Series.

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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.