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UCLA Bruin Marching Band to Play Opening Night of the Hollywood Bowl’s 100th Season
The headlining act is Gwen Stefani backed up by the LA Philharmonic and a special performance with the UCLA Marching Band.
All-Star Winners to Perform June 5
Every year, UCLA music students gear up for the All-Star Competition. The prize is a chance to solo with the UCLA Philharmonia, the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s flagship orchestra and one of Southern California’s premier training orchestras. This year’s winners will perform at Royce Hall on Sunday, June 5 at 4 p.m.
A Day of Armenian Music
Nine years ago, the Armenian Music Program was started with a single student ensemble-in-residence. On Tuesday, May 31 at 12:00 pm, the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music will host A Day of Armenian Music – Music of Connections. The concert will feature two student ensembles, world-renowned artists, workshops and Armenian music in classical, folk and jazz
New coast-to-coast series brings trailblazing Jewish musicians to audiences everywhere
On Wednesday, June 1, the first season of Secret Chord Concerts, a new series spotlighting top Jewish musicians worldwide today, will launch. Secret Chord Concerts is a free on-demand video series featuring 15-25 minute performances from celebrated Jewish musicians representing a broad range of styles, heritages, and histories and recorded live in front of intimate
Musicologist Cesar Favila named Mellon Emerging Faculty Leader and ACLS Fellow
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is thrilled to congratulate Cesar Favila, assistant professor of musicology, who has received support  for his book project, “Immaculate Sounds: The Musical Lives of Nuns in New Spain.” Favila has been named a Mellon Emerging Faculty Leader by The Institute for Citizens & Scholars and an American Council
National Endowment for The Arts Chair to address UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music graduates
Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson, the 13th chair of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), will deliver the keynote address at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music 2022 commencement celebration, which will be held in Dixon Court North on Friday, June 10 at 4 p.m. PT.
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