The gift will support Herb Alpert School of Music cello students and UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance.
The music school will host the celebration of Jewish music and culture in in the Schoenberg Music Building.
The Herb Alpert Foundation donated an additional $50,000 per year specifically to support students transferring from LACC.
“Any school in the world would dream of having these instruments in their possession,” said Movses Pogossian, professor of violin.
The festival, hosted by the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is a celebration of diversity through music.
The theater was renamed Lani Hall in honor of Alpert’s wife, the singer Lani Hall.
The annual awards, which are given to a diverse array of projects, foster the advancement of the arts and arts-related scholarship.
Project allows the UCLA Ethnomusicology Archive, which has championed the study of music from all over the world, to share its experience with other institutions.
The genre-defying artist whose career has highlighted a commitment to breaking barriers was awarded the campus’s highest honor.
Smith will receive the campus’s highest honor on Nov. 8 during a ceremony and concert at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
The calendar includes more than a dozen performances by world-class student ensembles and special guest artists, as well as masterclasses and symposia.
“I hope that the UCLA students who it supports will help lead the next wave of great musicians,” the celebrated composer-arranger-producer said.
The degree will help position graduates to be more competitive for graduate programs and performance careers.
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.