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Arturo O’Farrill Joins Universal Music Group’s Blue Note Family, Releases Upcoming Musical Work and Discusses Future Plans
Arturo O’Farrill is a five-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist, global jazz studies professor at UCLA and the associate dean for equity, diversity and inclusion at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
School of Music Faculty Named Distinguished Professors
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is proud to announce the promotion of two of our faculty members to the rank of Distinguished Professor: Peter Kazaras and Ian Krouse.
Redefining the Music Industry with Internship Opportunities
Madison Dorsett, music performance major with a music industry minor at the School of Music, aims to redefine the music industry through her internships and the non-profit she helped create called Chromatic Brass Collective.
Anti-Racism Action Committee Guides Change Through Speaker Series
In January 2021, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music launched the Still Waiting speaker series, with the goal of facilitating much needed dialogue about the racial reckoning that has occurred across the nation.
School of Music Celebrates Distinguished Ethnomusicology Professor A.J. Racy
This spring, distinguished professor of ethnomusicology A.J. Racy will retire from the School of Music following a 40+ year career of teaching, performance and research with the nation’s premier and only freestanding Department of Ethnomusicology.
Inna Faliks: Music, History and Identity
Inna Faliks, the renowned concert pianist, and professor and head of the piano department at the School of Music reflects on how music helped her connect more deeply with her Jewish heritage.
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