The 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities, which was published today by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, also listed UCLA the 11th best in the world — public or private.
Kinderman has been named inaugural holder of the Leo M. Klein and Elaine Krown Klein Chair in Performance Studies at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
Position in the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music brings expertise in Afro Latin jazz performance, composition and activism.
The bequest by Sidney Roberts and Clara Szego Roberts reflects the couple’s backgrounds — both benefited from college scholarships — and their passion for science and the arts.
This position in the UCLA Herb Alert School of Music will help ensure that the program will attract the highest caliber of jazz instruction.
With 61 performances and eight special events, the calendar will feature one U.S. and two West Coast premieres.
The internationally renowned scholar and composer of African music died on March 13 at his home in Legon, near Accra, the capital of his native Ghana.
Q&A with UCLA ethnomusicologist Katherine In-Young Lee about the evolution of this regional rural tradition.
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is honoring A.J. Racy for his 40 years of teaching. International scholars, alumni, students and faculty will explore the topic of music and ecstasy during the conference.
A conversation with composer Wadada Leo Smith, the world premiere of the opera, “Lost Childhood,” and the annual Spring Festival of World Music and Jazz are among the highlights.
The UCLA Film and Television Archive is crowdfunding an effort to preserve their work.
Jazz trumpeter Daversa won three awards and jazz performance professor Wayne Shorter won best jazz instrumental album.
Researchers worked with a family with triplets to study a lullaby device used in the intensive care unit.
The funds provide full-tuition scholarships for students at the School of the Arts and Architecture and the Herb Alpert School of Music.
Strempel is an opera singer and professor of voice in the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She will start as inaugural dean of the music school effective July 8.
Works by Tony-nominated composer Elizabeth Swados, and Compose LA: The Future of Music are among the featured events.
Grand re-opening celebration to feature “Documenting the Sounds of Africa,” a free day-long symposium and concert.
The exhibition of portraits by Pableaux Johnson showcase Second Line Parades, the jubilant processions organized by African American social aid and pleasure clubs.
“The Passion of Yeshua,” by Richard Danielpour, will be performed for free on Dec. 9 in Royce Hall.
The institute will continue to provide full two-year scholarships for six to eight international musicians participating in a prestigious master’s degree program.
The bonus version of the hit song ‘Pressure’ was recorded on campus in June in the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center at the Herb Alpert School of Music.
Singer Madison Beer and NERVO, the Australian twin sister DJs Miriam and Olivia Nervo, are the guests for the first two sessions on the new cycle of “Office Hours.”
Jade Elliott, who studied jazz at UCLA, earned the opportunity of her young career: an all-expenses paid trip to Switzerland to perform at the high-profile event.
A class created by adjunct professor David Leaf will tell the band’s story through film, video and interviews with music industry executives.
The legendary musician has been a part of the faculty since 1978; Dean Judith Smith said the chair will extend his “tireless advocacy work for jazz as an American art form.”