Op-Ed: Fall of Roe is Devastating for Educational Equity
The fall of Roe v. Wade equals the end of equitable educational access for women writes Eileen Strempel, inaugural dean of The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, and Christina Christie, Wasserman Dean of UCLA’s School of Education & Information Studies.
Inaugural Dean Eileen Strempel of The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music named to Board of Directors of International Council of Fine Arts Deans
The inaugural dean of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Eileen Strempel, has been voted onto the board of directors of The International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD), a multinational alliance of executive academic visual and performing arts, design, and media administrators representing institutions of higher education.
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.
Celebrated Violinist, Regina Carter to address UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music graduates, June 11
Regina Carter, GRAMMY nominated violinist and recipient of the MacArthur “genius” and Doris Duke Artist Awards, will deliver the keynote address at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music 2021 commencement celebration on Friday, June 11 at 4 p.m. PDT.
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
Creating Innovative Alternatives to Ensemble Instruction
A rapid transition to remote instruction proved challenging for music faculty and students around the country. Ensemble performance opportunities core to music curricula were suddenly thrown into question. The School of Music Faculty and department chairs collaborated to devise an unconventional, cross-departmental alternative.
Supporting Women and Gender Non-Binary Faculty in the School of Music
In spring 2021, Professor Elisabeth Le Guin, esteemed faculty member within the Departments of Music and Musicology, will assume a critical new role as Special Assistant to the Inaugural Dean for Faculty Development and Gender Equity.
The School of Music to Launch Virtual Event Series Featuring Top Music Industry Leaders and Announces Its Inaugural Board of Advisors
This fall, a virtual event series titled L.A. Sounds Now, hosted by The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music will explore the current state and the future of the music business from the perspective of industry leaders and influencers who will also serve as the school's inaugural Board of Advisors.