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2022 Grammy Nominees From The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of music is proud to celebrate our many colleagues and alumni who have been recognized by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences with 2022 Grammy Award nominations, including among them Terence Blanchard, Arturo O'Farrill, Gretchen Parlato, Daniel Seeff, Jake Heggie and more.
UCLA Philharmonia’s Long Journey Back to Live Performance
“There’s something interesting about playing live; you’re in the moment.” – Herb Alpert On Saturday, October 30, 2021, UCLA Philharmonia returned to live performance after more than a year and half of remote work. The concert was an exciting embodiment of music’s resilience, strength, and of the spirit of the faculty, staff and students of
IN MEMORIAM: VIRGINIA “GINNY” MANCINI (1924–2021)
We are sad to share the news that Virginia “Ginny” Mancini, dearly beloved champion of the arts at UCLA, passed away last Monday, October 25th, 2021. The widow of famous composer Henry Mancini lived to the age of 97, leaving behind a legacy of philanthropy devoted to music and education. Born Ginny O’Connor in 1924
Opera UCLA Presents the World Premiere of Cinematic Horror Opera Cesare, Child of Night
The Herb Alpert School of Music is proud to present film/TV orchestrator, music industry lecturer and composer Jonathan Beard’s (Respect, King Richard, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, and The Mandalorian) world premiere of his cinematic horror opera Cesare, Child of Night via live stream on Halloween night, Oct. 31. Cesare, Child of Night is a one-act electroacoustic opera based on the
Welcoming The Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance Class of 2023
Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz and UCLA Announce Incoming Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA Class of 2023 Los Angeles, CA – Eight extraordinary young jazz musicians have been selected for the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA, Class of 2023 starting this fall. Each will attain a Master of Music in
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