Smith will receive the campus’s highest honor on Nov. 8 during a ceremony and concert at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
Cruz won the Pulitzer for drama in 2003 for his play “Anna in the Tropics.”
The calendar includes more than a dozen performances by world-class student ensembles and special guest artists, as well as masterclasses and symposia.
Highlights include Bertolt Brecht’s “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,” the opera “Juana” — a collaboration with UCLA Opera and UCLA Philharmonia — and the rock musical Hair.
Featured among the 200-plus events: Lari Pittman, Lucinda Childs, Wendy Whelan and Ain Gordon.
UCLA’s Dan Froot’s goal is to to have everyone start thinking about income disparity and the systems that conspire to create food insecurity.
The weeklong course was part of UCLA’s Disability Inclusion Lab, an initiative designed to reframe cultural understanding and practices around the concept of disability.
The degree will help position graduates to be more competitive for graduate programs and performance careers.
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.
Q&A with UCLA ethnomusicologist Katherine In-Young Lee about the evolution of this regional rural tradition.
Graduate students Kyle McCloskey and Cary Simowitz and alumnus Sean McCord were recognized as during the 2019 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
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.
Social scientists partner with Nollywood film industry to test a corruption-reporting campaign in Nigeria
The project, which used a feature film and a text messaging prompt, led a record number of Nigerian citizens to report acts of misconduct.
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.
Featured among the 150-plus events: Maggie Nelson, Stan Douglas, Sarah Lucas and Kyle Abraham.
The prize is a $25,000 award that will be given annually to honor a cultural practitioner who has significantly contributed to the advancement, and care of artists in society.
Matthew Puckett’s original story about a young Albert Einstein is the latest production from UCLA’s Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program.
Jazz trumpeter Daversa won three awards and jazz performance professor Wayne Shorter won best jazz instrumental album.
The free performance on Feb. 14 will begin at 5:30 p.m. and be held in Macgowan Hall. It will be followed panel discussion about gun violence
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.