Sunday, July 15

The Contemporary Performance Collective, created by UCLA alumna Jacqueline Marshall, will hold its flagship concert on Sunday. 
(Courtesy of Jacqueline Marshall)

Alum’s Contemporary Performance Collective to present new musical works

Jacqueline Marshall said she wasn’t playing the music that most interested her at the rise of her professional music career. Though a thriving harpist for orchestral and recorded music, the UCLA alumna said her passions lay in new music. Read more...

Photo: The Contemporary Performance Collective, created by UCLA alumna Jacqueline Marshall, will hold its flagship concert on Sunday. (Courtesy of Jacqueline Marshall)

The Contemporary Performance Collective, created by UCLA alumna Jacqueline Marshall, will hold its flagship concert on Sunday. 
(Courtesy of Jacqueline Marshall)

The L.A. rock band Titus will be performing Saturday at UCLA's Dance Marathon. Proceeds from the band's newest single, "Together We Are Strong," will be donated to the Pediatric AIDS Coalition.
(Titus Music)

Q&A: Titus frontman discusses upcoming set, song written for Dance Marathon

After being brought together as a band in 2014 through what Brendan Flavin called a lucky strike with Craigslist ads, Titus has performed in venues from the Roxy Theatre to the Mint to the Viper Room. Read more...

Photo: The L.A. rock band Titus will be performing Saturday at UCLA's Dance Marathon. Proceeds from the band's newest single, "Together We Are Strong," will be donated to the Pediatric AIDS Coalition. (Titus Music)

The L.A. rock band Titus will be performing Saturday at UCLA's Dance Marathon. Proceeds from the band's newest single, "Together We Are Strong," will be donated to the Pediatric AIDS Coalition.
(Titus Music)

During Electronic Dance Music Club's first meeting of spring quarter, members planned to have DJs perform Wednesday in Bruin Plaza to raise awareness about the club’s return to campus.(Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

UCLA EDM club reboots for spring quarter with new vision

The UCLA Electronic Dance Music Club dropped the bass just in time for the onset of spring quarter. After two quarters of inactivity, EDMC rebooted this spring, outfitted with a new logo, new members and a new vision for electronic dance music’s place in UCLA’s campus culture. Read more...

Photo: During Electronic Dance Music Club's first meeting of spring quarter, members planned to have DJs perform Wednesday in Bruin Plaza to raise awareness about the club’s return to campus.(Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

During Electronic Dance Music Club's first meeting of spring quarter, members planned to have DJs perform Wednesday in Bruin Plaza to raise awareness about the club’s return to campus.(Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)


UCLA music lecturer Gloria Cheng assembled a group of acclaimed film composers, including Randy Newman and Michael Giacchino, to score individual piano pieces for her to perform. The album, titled "Montage," will be released Tuesday. 
(Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA music lecturer, film score composers release CD, ‘Montage’

UCLA music lecturer Gloria Cheng realized she was in the midst of a legendary gathering of musicians. John Williams, Don Davis, Michael Giacchino, Randy Newman and Bruce Broughton huddled around a piano with a slew of sheet music – compositions they had written not for film, but for Cheng herself to perform. Read more...

Photo: UCLA music lecturer Gloria Cheng assembled a group of acclaimed film composers, including Randy Newman and Michael Giacchino, to score individual piano pieces for her to perform. The album, titled "Montage," will be released Tuesday. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA music lecturer Gloria Cheng assembled a group of acclaimed film composers, including Randy Newman and Michael Giacchino, to score individual piano pieces for her to perform. The album, titled "Montage," will be released Tuesday. 
(Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin staff)

Fourth-year ethnomusicology student Elena Loper will perform her brand of Irish and American folk music backed by jazz instrumentals at the Fowler Museum on Thursday. (Heidy Cadena/Daily Bruin)

UCLA singer-songwriter jazzes up Irish folk at Fowler debut

Elena Loper said her family first introduced her to Irish folk music when she was just a little girl, and she hasn’t stopped listening since. Irish music has played an integral role in the fourth-year ethnomusicology student’s time at UCLA: Loper studied abroad in Ireland, focused her ethnomusicology thesis on Irish-American music and emigration, and now, models her own songwriting on music of the Irish tradition. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year ethnomusicology student Elena Loper will perform her brand of Irish and American folk music backed by jazz instrumentals at the Fowler Museum on Thursday. (Heidy Cadena/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year ethnomusicology student Elena Loper will perform her brand of Irish and American folk music backed by jazz instrumentals at the Fowler Museum on Thursday. (Heidy Cadena/Daily Bruin)

"Into the Woods" (right) is a film adaptation of the 1987 Broadway Musical of the same name (left). The musical is one of the seven musicals adapted into films since 2000. (Martha Swope, Walt Disney Pictures)

Growth in film adaptations of musicals brings Hollywood, Broadway together

The line between Broadway and Hollywood is thinner than ever, with three movie adaptations of the musicals “Jersey Boys,” “Annie” and “Into the Woods” released just this past year and a number four times that since 2000. Read more...

Photo: "Into the Woods" (right) is a film adaptation of the 1987 Broadway Musical of the same name (left). The musical is one of the seven musicals adapted into films since 2000. (Martha Swope, Walt Disney Pictures)

"Into the Woods" (right) is a film adaptation of the 1987 Broadway Musical of the same name (left). The musical is one of the seven musicals adapted into films since 2000. (Martha Swope, Walt Disney Pictures)


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