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.
New Transfer Student Pathway with LA City College
On February 19, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Los Angeles City College (LACC) and The Herb Alpert Foundation celebrated the signing of a historic partnership to streamline the transfer pathway for music students interested in pursuing their bachelor’s degree at UCLA.
Inaugural Dean Designate, Dr. Eileen Strempel, Discusses Access and Excellence in Higher ED
LISTEN: Our Inaugural Dean Designate, Dr. Eileen Strempel, shares her commitment to being an unabashed champion of transfer students and talks about what it takes for an institution of higher learning to excel in the 21st century. Episode 92 of the Student Housing Matters podcast offers an exciting glimpse into what’s next at the Herb Alpert School of Music. We look forward to welcoming Dean Strempel to campus on July 8!
Eileen Strempel named new dean of UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
Eileen Strempel, opera singer and professor of voice in the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, has been named inaugural dean of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, effective July 8.