Music Alive in the Archive: An Exploration of Kulintang Music in the Danongan Kalanduyan
The Ethnomusicology Archive holds one of the world’s great collections of audio and video recordings documenting kulintang gong music and dance around the world. They are now freely accessible to the public on the California Revealed website. Archivist Maureen Russell documented the celebration of the collection’s launch for Ethnomusicology Review.
UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive Wins Major Public Sector Award
The UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, has been awarded the Judith McCulloh Public Sector Award by the Society for Ethnomusicology. The award recognizes the significant contributions of the archive to the broader public, and its reach beyond the ivory tower. Part of the Department of Ethnomusicology’s World Music Center,
The Indo-Persian Musical Confluence Welcomes Attendees From Across the Globe
The School of Music’s Department of Ethnomusicology held eight virtual panels and performances as part of “The Indo-Persian Musical Confluence” series November 2020 – May 2021. This attracted participants from across the globe, including Europe, Central Asia, the Indian subcontinent, Canada and numerous regions within the United States.
School of Music faculty and staff receive Chancellor’s Arts Initiative Grants
Three faculty from The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music were among 12 recipients of arts research grants awarded by the Chancellor’s Council on the Arts (CCoA) and the university’s Office for Research and Creative Activities (ORCA). The Initiative awarded $150,000 in funding to advance relevant arts research projects that demonstrate originality and contribute to the
Ethnomusicology Archive publishes 58 historical field collections online
The UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive publishes 58 historical field collections online in collaboration between the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music and academic publisher Adam Matthew Digital.
"Ethnomusicology: Global Field Recordings" now available
Presenting 58 field collections held by the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive, this diverse and comprehensive resource features thousands of audio field recordings and interviews, film footage, field notebooks, slides, correspondence, and ephemera from around the world. 
Ethnomusicology Graduate Student Wins Prize Presented at Society for Ethnomusicology Conference
Tyler Yamin received a Ki Mantle Hood Student Prize for his paper, “Creativity and Contestation in the Canopy: Reflections on the Material-Discursive Boundaries of Gibbon Song,” read at the 2018 SEMSCHC conference, and awarded at the 2019 conference.
UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive re-opens following renovation
Already home to a world-renowned collection of materials dedicated to the study of musical traditions from around the globe, the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is re-opening its Ethnomusicology Archive with a newly expanded space on campus.
63rd Annual Society for Ethnomusicology Conference Features UCLA Students, Faculty and Alumni
Nearly 50 UCLA students, faculty and alumni participated in the 63rd annual Society for Ethnomusicology Conference. The meeting, the largest of its kind, gathered together 1,000 international ethnomusicologists, musicologists, anthropologists and scholars of sound studies, and featured a series of live music performances.