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.
UCLA's Music of Thailand Ensemble flourishes after a 30 year hiatus
"Adjunct assistant professor Supeena Insee Adler revived UCLA’s Music of Thailand Ensemble after spending 100 hours refurbishing decayed Thai instruments..."
Restoring Thai musical instruments strengthens ties between UCLA and community
Long after UCLA students left Schoenberg Hall for the day during winter 2015, Supeena Insee Adler was still working well into the night there, repairing old Thai musical instruments — some of them broken — that had been left unused, covered with cobwebs and forgotten since 1985. In 2014, Adler, a classical Thai musician and