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Music and Justice Program Features Brubeck Sons and World Premieres by UCLA Faculty
On Sunday, Feb. 26, Brubeck’s “The Gates of Justice” will be performed at Royce Hall as part of “Music and Justice,” a series by the Lowell Milken Center for Music of the Jewish American Experience that will feature prominent musicians, scholars and critics. “Some of the most powerful conversations we can have don’t begin with words,” said Anna Spain Bradley, vice
National Endowment for the Arts Grant Supports New Opera at UCLA
A new opera by an alumna of The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music – world premiering at UCLA’s Little Theater this month – has received substantial funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Hailed by Opera News as “haunting and beautiful,” Polymnia tells the story of a Greek woman whose family is expelled from their home by
School of Music Programming in 2023
There are dozens of cultural events programmed at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music in 2023. Whether you are looking for sensational guest artists, classical and jazz ensemble concerts, symposia & talks, music festivals, or music from all our global traditions, we have an exciting array of free events for you to attend. Subscribe
Angel Blue's Homecoming
Angel Blue hadn’t performed in Los Angeles for 15 years. A southern California native and alumna of The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music graduate vocal program, Blue has spent the intervening time headlining opera’s biggest stages. In November 2022, she returned home. Her first stop was singing Tosca with the Los Angeles Opera. Her next: performing the inaugural Judith L. Smith voice recital at Schoenberg Hall.
The Marching Band's Epic 2022-23 Season
Band Camp kicked off the year with its usual high intensity. Getting ready for the season is never a small thing, and the band members this year knew that expectations were going to be sky high for Bruin athletics and band alike.
New UCLA Musicology Professor Fights for Algorithmic Justice in the Music Industry
Everybody knows the game is rigged. Streaming services like Spotify and YouTube now dominate music distribution worldwide, often leaving aspiring musicians unable to make their voices heard in the din. Tom Hodgson, who will join The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music as assistant professor of musicology in January 2023, angles to fix that. Hodgson
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