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For PhD guitarist, pandemic isolation deepens the music
He started last year with high hopes of touring China and ended it with an album he hadn’t intended to make. COVID-19 turned life topsy-turvy that way, says classical guitarist Giovanni Piacentini.
Revolutionary Technology Upgrades to the School of Music
The ability to perform together is imperative to any music school experience. So, what happens when a pandemic challenges students from sharing music in the same physical space? Over the last year, staff, students and faculty from The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music implemented innovative technology solutions to help keep everyone connected, despite physical
UCLA lab asks: ‘What does your favorite song taste like?’
New program at UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music questions everything we know about music and the senses
From Broadway’s “Grease” to Studying Ethnomusicology
Allie Schulz is a first-year transfer student from Los Angeles City College (LACC), majoring in Ethnomusicology at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Before transferring to UCLA, Schulz spent her time performing musical theater on Broadway in New York City, touring the country and was even cast in a reality TV show in Los
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.
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