Wednesday, May 23


Members of the band Hello Noon aim to combat pessimism in the media through their music. Stephen Spies, an alumnus and member of the band, said the band's upcoming performance at Pauley Pavilion for the Healthy Campus Initiative Revolution's event "Together We Thrive" aligns well with the band's mission. (Courtesy of Andre Misyutin)

Alumni band highlights youth-led activism, plays at social outreach events

Hello Noon is using music to promote social connectedness in a world wrought with pessimistic headlines and political division. The pop-rock band of seven alumni – Stephen Spies, Danielle Castrence, Kyle Dombroski, Kate Bacich, Rebecca Bacich, Rory Snively and Austin Wilkins – will perform at the Healthy Campus Initiative Revolution’s event “Together We Thrive” on Wednesday at Pauley Pavilion. Read more...

Photo: Members of the band Hello Noon aim to combat pessimism in the media through their music. Stephen Spies, an alumnus and member of the band, said the band's upcoming performance at Pauley Pavilion for the Healthy Campus Initiative Revolution's event "Together We Thrive" aligns well with the band's mission. (Courtesy of Andre Misyutin)

Members of the band Hello Noon aim to combat pessimism in the media through their music. Stephen Spies, an alumnus and member of the band, said the band's upcoming performance at Pauley Pavilion for the Healthy Campus Initiative Revolution's event "Together We Thrive" aligns well with the band's mission. (Courtesy of Andre Misyutin)

(Courtesy of Columbia Records)

Album review: ‘Good Thing’

Leon Bridges’ latest album is definitely a good thing. Released Friday, “Good Thing” represents experimentation within the R&B genre, immersing listeners with its soulful tunes into undulating patterns of emotional restlessness. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Columbia Records)

(Courtesy of Columbia Records)

Mariachi de Uclatlán at UCLA practices the various styles of mariachi music, such as son jalisciense and huapango. The ensemble features both more traditionally Western instruments, such as the harp, violin and trumpets, and Mexican instruments such as the guitarón and vihuela. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Global Melodies: Music of Mexico Ensemble preserves, revamps mariachi music

Some musicians may frown upon heckling, but mariachi performers often encourage supportive yelling, or grito, during their concerts. Grito can often be heard at performances by Mariachi de Uclatlán, a performance branch of UCLA’s Music of Mexico Ensemble. Read more...

Photo: Mariachi de Uclatlán at UCLA practices the various styles of mariachi music, such as son jalisciense and huapango. The ensemble features both more traditionally Western instruments, such as the harp, violin and trumpets, and Mexican instruments such as the guitarón and vihuela. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Mariachi de Uclatlán at UCLA practices the various styles of mariachi music, such as son jalisciense and huapango. The ensemble features both more traditionally Western instruments, such as the harp, violin and trumpets, and Mexican instruments such as the guitarón and vihuela. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Rhiannon Imbeah, a fourth-year biology student, Hannah Roberson, a third-year sociology student, and Karisa You, a fourth-year international development studies student (left to right) organized the Beracah Music Festival on Saturday in the Sunset Recreation Center. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Campus Christian fellowships organize faith-based music festival

Karisa You said she had a vision from God during her senior year of high school depicting her role in organizing a Christian worship festival. Now, she’s working with students from 11 Christian fellowships to make her vision a reality. Read more...

Photo: Rhiannon Imbeah, a fourth-year biology student, Hannah Roberson, a third-year sociology student, and Karisa You, a fourth-year international development studies student (left to right) organized the Beracah Music Festival on Saturday in the Sunset Recreation Center. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Rhiannon Imbeah, a fourth-year biology student, Hannah Roberson, a third-year sociology student, and Karisa You, a fourth-year international development studies student (left to right) organized the Beracah Music Festival on Saturday in the Sunset Recreation Center. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Alumna Eva B. Ross will headline the concert at the end of the all-day music event, "Song of Ourselves" on Thursday. She said she aims to write songs about the female experience that go beyond romance, writing about other topics such as female friendships. (Courtesy of Emery Becker)

‘Songs of Ourselves’ spotlights diversity with concerts, breakout panels

Librarians usually shun patrons for making noise, but Thursday the sounds of mariachi and baroque classical music will reverberate throughout the Music Library. “Song of Ourselves” will be an all-day event featuring several concerts and breakout discussions to promote diversity in the music industry. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Eva B. Ross will headline the concert at the end of the all-day music event, "Song of Ourselves" on Thursday. She said she aims to write songs about the female experience that go beyond romance, writing about other topics such as female friendships. (Courtesy of Emery Becker)

Alumna Eva B. Ross will headline the concert at the end of the all-day music event, "Song of Ourselves" on Thursday. She said she aims to write songs about the female experience that go beyond romance, writing about other topics such as female friendships. (Courtesy of Emery Becker)

Faculty members Peter Golub, Kay Rhie and David Lefkowitz (left to right) will perform their original compositions Tuesday in Schoenberg Hall. Golub said faculty concerts allow composition students to see their teachers as practitioners.(Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Faculty composers to showcase musical pieces inspired by poems, nature

Faculty composers will present their original works at a concert Tuesday, showcasing a myriad of inspirations from birchwood trees to poetry. The works of members of UCLA’s composition faculty will be played in Schoenberg Hall. Read more...

Photo: Faculty members Peter Golub, Kay Rhie and David Lefkowitz (left to right) will perform their original compositions Tuesday in Schoenberg Hall. Golub said faculty concerts allow composition students to see their teachers as practitioners.(Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Faculty members Peter Golub, Kay Rhie and David Lefkowitz (left to right) will perform their original compositions Tuesday in Schoenberg Hall. Golub said faculty concerts allow composition students to see their teachers as practitioners.(Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)


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