Armenian Chamber Music album was co-conceived by School of Music Professor Movses Pogossian
A new album of contemporary chamber music might never have come into existence without SOM professor Movses Pogossian. Recorded on the UCLA campus, the album, Con Anima, is also among a select number of projects that the record label, Edition of Contemporary Music, has produced outside of Europe.
UCLA Armenian Music Program - A Year in Review
The UCLA Armenian Music Program showcases the program's achievements and milestones during the 2019-2020 academic year, including the program's expansion with two new courses and the release of an critically praised album featuring the UCLA VEM Ensemble along with internationally renowned musicians, which was recorded at the School of Music's recording studio.
Meet Danielle Segen of VEM Ensemble in Westwood
Voice performance alumna, Danielle Segen, M.M. '16, shares her story with VoyageLA, discussing her experiences at the School of Music and with the UCLA Armenian Music Ensemble.
UCLA VEM Ensemble Featured in Newly Released CD of Armenian Music
The UCLA Armenian Music Program celebrates the official release of “Modulation Necklace,” a new CD of Armenian Music, by the Naxos-distributed label, New Focus Recordings.
Tigran Mansurian Music Composition Competition Announced
The Lark Musical Society, a community partner of the UCLA Armenian Music Program, is sponsoring an inaugural Music Composition Competition to encourage the creation of chamber music that demonstrates a tangible connection to Armenian art, culture and/or history.
From Westwood to Yerevan: UCLA’s VEM Ensemble a Friend and Ambassador for Armenian Music
Take a glimpse into the VEM ensemble's journey as they embarked on a trip to Armenia to present a performance of Armenian Music at the House-Museum of Aram Khachaturian.
Mirror Spectator – The VEM Ensemble Triumphs in North American Tour
READ: “The VEM Ensemble of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music inspired and moved large audiences in the hundreds in Detroit, Montreal and Boston as it completed the first part of its spring 2019 North American tour organized by the Tekeyan Cultural Association of the United States and Canada (TCA).”
Mirror Spectator - The VEM Ensemble to take a North American tour
READ: The VEM Ensemble is the cornerstone of the Armenian Music Program at UCLA, and features school of music students and alumni. The ensemble begins its North American tour on March 27 in Detroit, with stops in Montreal, Boston, and Glendale and Altadena, California.
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator - VEM Ensemble Celebrates Culture and Influence of Armenian Music in Outreach Concerts
READ: The UCLA VEM Quartet performed for students of the AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian High School in an inspiring and educational program under the guidance of artistic director Professor Movses Pogossian.