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Shana Redmond, Professor of Global Jazz Studies and Musicology, Contributes to Award-Nominated Documentary About Harlem and Music
Redmond lent her voice to a four-part documentary series titled “By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of ‘Godfather of Harlem,’” which was recently nominated for a 2021 NAACP Image Award.
School of Music Student Receives Distinguished Pacific Bridge Arts Scholarship Award
The prestigious Pacific Bridge Arts Scholarship was recently awarded to Jonathan Tsai, a sophomore double majoring in Music History & Industry and English.
Op-Ed: Give California’s college students vaccine priority.
Eileen Strempel, Inaugural Dean of The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, recently wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times with UCLA Law Dean Jennifer Mnookin addressing the need for access to the vaccine ahead of the 2021-2022 academic year for faculty, staff and students.
Creating Innovative Alternatives to Ensemble Instruction
A rapid transition to remote instruction proved challenging for music faculty and students around the country. Ensemble performance opportunities core to music curricula were suddenly thrown into question. The School of Music Faculty and department chairs collaborated to devise an unconventional, cross-departmental alternative.
Supporting Women and Gender Non-Binary Faculty in the School of Music
In spring 2021, Professor Elisabeth Le Guin, esteemed faculty member within the Departments of Music and Musicology, will assume a critical new role as Special Assistant to the Inaugural Dean for Faculty Development and Gender Equity.
UCLA Chamber Singers Revel in Grammy Nominations for Passion of Yeshua
Richard Danielpour’s dramatic oratorio, The Passion of Yeshua, which also features members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and the UCLA Chamber Singers, as well as six soloists, including baritone James K. Bass, was recently nominated in three Grammy categories for the Naxos recording of last year’s performance.
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