April 14, 9:12 pm
There are some things you’ll want to consider as you’re packing your bags tonight in eager anticipation of the long trip out to the hot desert. Read more...
April 14, 8:58 pm
This weekend, flocks of folks will flee to the fields of the Empire Polo Club in Indio, about 144 miles away from UCLA, for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Read more...
Photo: Portugal. The Man will perform Saturday afternoon.
April 14, 8:44 pm
Performing famous classical music pieces is par for the course for the UCLA Philharmonia's student-musicians, but performing them without a conductor is charting a bit of unfamiliar territory. Read more...
Photo: The UCLA Philharmonia, conducted by Professor Neal Stulberg, rehearses Tuesday for its upcoming performance of Rachmaninoff's "Symphonic Dances" tonight at 8 p.m. at Schoenberg Hall. Stulberg will be absent during the first half of the performance.
April 13, 9:24 pm
When asked to picture a singer performing with a saxophone player, chances are an image of some smoky old jazz club will come to mind. However, for a group of UCLA music professors, that image is only one of many styles that can come from combining sax with voice. From opera to cabaret, the chamber group unites classical and jazz saxophonists, vocalists, pianists and other players in a concert showing just how versatile voice and sax pairings can be. Read more...
Photo: Saxophone Professor Doug Masek will perform tonight at Schoenberg Hall alongside professors Juliana Gondek and Rakefet Hak. The trio founded an unconventional blend of piano, vocals and saxophone.
April 13, 9:23 pm
It's where music with a message collides with the power of education "“ the fourth annual Mighty Mic benefit concert will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in Ackerman Grand Ballroom. Read more...
Photo: The hip-hop duo Zion I is one of the acts for Mighty Mic, a benefit concert aiming to educate the audience about conflicts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
April 12, 9:00 pm
"Congratulations" opens with surf guitar and rolling drums, the sound of which is, quite frankly, a little annoying.