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.
Works by Tony-nominated composer Elizabeth Swados, and Compose LA: The Future of Music are among the featured events.
The event marks the 50th anniversary of the UCLA Institute of American Cultures and its four ethnic studies centers.
Meredith Monk, Allen Ruppersberg, Batsheva and Lars Müller are among those featured among the 150-plus events, which include exhibitions, lectures, screenings and performances.
“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.
It includes two plays by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel and Maria Bello’s virtual reality presentation, “The Sun Ladies Project.”
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.