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.
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.