Thursday, January 19


UCLA music professor commissions Grammy-nominated classical piece

A work that was commissioned by UCLA alumnus and composer Mark Carlson is now nominated for a 2017 Grammy award for Best Classical Compendium. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

A work that was commissioned by UCLA alumnus and composer Mark Carlson is now nominated for a 2017 Grammy award for Best Classical Compendium. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

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UCLA faculty, staff and alumni have contributed musical works that are nominated for the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2017. Their talents, ranging from playing the saxophone to composing songs to performing in an opera, have been recognized with nominations in five different categories.


Club members of Dig work on maintaining the student garden, located at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. They improve the soil quality, weed the garden and harvest herbs and vegetables at Sunday meetings. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)
Club members of Dig work on maintaining the student garden, located at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. They improve the soil quality, weed the garden and harvest herbs and vegetables at Sunday meetings. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA lecturer Raynor Carroll played percussion for the project “200 Motels,” a performance of pieces by rock musician Frank Zappa. The recording is nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award. (Tianyi Ruan/Daily Bruin)
UCLA lecturer Raynor Carroll played percussion for the project “200 Motels,” a performance of pieces by rock musician Frank Zappa. The recording is nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award. (Tianyi Ruan/Daily Bruin)

(Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)
(Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus Dallas King had to interpret movies for his mother when she took him to movie theaters as a child. He explained the movies to her scene by scene because of her blindness. (Emaan Baqai/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Alumnus Dallas King had to interpret movies for his mother when she took him to movie theaters as a child. He explained the movies to her scene by scene because of her blindness. (Emaan Baqai/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Music Industry Committee at UCLA will feature DJ Kaskade in its upcoming Office Hours session at Schoenberg Hall. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Brothers plug students into music industry through sessions with artists

The Music Industry Committee at UCLA’s office hours aren’t held by professors – instead, they’re led by chart-topping musicians. Thursday, MIC at UCLA will host DJ Kaskade at Schoenberg Hall as part of the club’s six-part Office Hours series, which brings artists to campus to answer students’ questions about succeeding in the music business, said MIC co-founder David Brik. Read more...

The Music Industry Committee at UCLA will feature DJ Kaskade in its upcoming Office Hours session at Schoenberg Hall. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Cutting up all the vegetables proved to be the most difficult step in the curry-making process.(Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)
Cutting up all the vegetables proved to be the most difficult step in the curry-making process.(Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)


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