19th Annual All-Star Concert Promises Many Musical Firsts for Performers
The 19th Annual All-Star Concert, held by the School of Music, provides students in the department the chance to perform as soloists with the UCLA Philharmonia, the university’s flagship orchestra. Performers for the concert were selected through a rigorous audition process, where judges looked for musicians performing fresh and forward-thinking works, said Nayeon Cho, a
UCLA Faculty on Beyoncé and Challenge of Audience Silence
To help unpack the meanings of Beyoncé’s challenge to her audiences to self-mute, the LA Times turned to Stig Edgren (music industry), Catherine Provenzano (musicology), and Neal Stulberg (orchestral studies and director of the UCLA Philharmonia).
Can Dave Brubeck's Cantata Bring Black and Jewish Communities Together
By Larry Blumenfeld. In late February at Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles, Remy Ohara, a UCLA music student, sounded a shofar, the ram’s horn usually used for High Holiday services at Jewish temples—first in short blasts, then longer sustained tones. Surrounded by a brass and percussion orchestra and flanked by two sections of
All-Bruin Ensemble Brings Songs to the Moon to the Hammer Museum Aug. 7
Songs to the Moon, will be performed Sunday, August 7 at 4:00 p.m. at the UCLA Hammer Museum by an all-Bruin ensemble.
Nine Winners of the 2018-2019 All-Star Competition will Perform as Soloists in Royce Hall
Conductor and bassoonist Anthony Parnther and New Yorker music critic Alex Ross selected nine outstanding students to perform as soloists with the UCLA Philharmonia at the 15th Annual All-Star Concert in Royce Hall, Sat., Jan. 26, 2019.
Work which received its world premiere at UCLA wins 2018 Global Music Awards Gold Medal
American composer Earl Louis Stewart has won a 2018 Global Music Awards Gold Medal in the category Counterpoint Classical/Jazz for his composition Homage to Swing (Identity 158), which received its world premiere at Schoenberg Hall on February 5, 2017. The four movement symphony, which represents the merging of swing with traditional symphonic design, was the
14th Annual All-Stars concert to showcase student performances with orchestra
Neal Stulberg, the department chair for the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, said he created the concert to give students the uncommon opportunity to perform in front of a symphony orchestra.