Faculty and the School of Music's UCLA Chamber Singers Score Grammy Classical Nominations
Richard Danielpour, a professor at UCLA’s Herb Alpert School of Music, scored a nomination for best contemporary classical composition with “Yeshua.” The album also is up for best choral performance, and if it were to win, the Grammy would be shared by a team that includes the UCLA Chamber Singers — an ensemble of about three dozen undergraduate and graduate students studying music performance, education, composition and conducting.
South Florida Classical Review – Eight Seraphic Fire/UCLA Young Artists Join Seraphic Fire to Sing Poulenc’s “Mass in G” as a Prayer for Peace and Hope
READ: "Fielding a larger than usual choir of 21 voices (including eight singers from Seraphic Fire’s Ensemble Artist Program at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music), Bass favored a fuller choral sonority and wider dynamic spectrum...Leading with spare gestures, Bass unobtrusively summoned full-voiced, resonant corporate sound and subtle vocal nuances."