LA Philharmonic Opens its 2023 Season with a Bang
Renowned cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason opened the LA Philharmonic’s season. The orchestra also delivered a stirring rendition of Heitor Villa-Lobos’s Uirupurú, which featured extensive solos by UCLA faculty Jan Berry Baker and Denis Bouriakov. The performance “seethed with color and ambience from the start,” wrote Laurence Vittes at Bachtrack.
LA Times - Review: Edgy jazz crosses over to classical, or is it the other way around?
READ: UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music studio faculty Boris Allakhverdyan, Denis Bouriakov, Chris Hanulik and Joshua Ranz appeared as part of an L.A. Phil Green Umbrella program at Walt Disney Concert Hall, curated by Herbie Hancock, a UCLA professor since 2013 and the L.A. Phil's creative chair for jazz. The program also featured alumnus and lecturer Hitomi Oba’s chamber work “Aina.” 
Department of Music to Welcome New Faculty in Fall 2017
  The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is delighted to announce that three exceptional artists have accepted the offer of an appointment in the Department of Music: Denis Bouriakov, principal flute of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and composers Richard Danielpour and Kay Rhie. Denis Bouriakov, who will serve as lecturer in flute performance, succeeds