Music News

Shabnam Kalbasi Wins Metropolitan Opera Audition in Las Vegas

UCI Alumna, Shabnam Kalbasi, is one of four winners of the Nevada District’s Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, who will compete in February at Denver University’s Gates Concert Hall for the chance to sing at the Metropolitan Opera Grand Finals Concert. For more information: http...

Ry Bradley Wins 2014 LA Music Awards "Country Artist of the Year"

UCI Alum, Ry Bradley, is the recipient of the 2014 LA Music Awards "Country Artist of the Year".  For more information: http://rybradley.com/news-and-updates/ry-bradley-wins-country-artist-of-the-year/

Darryl Taylor Makes History in LA Opera

Professor Darryl Taylor along with John Holiday and G. Thomas Allen make up The Three Countertenors. These gifted African-American countertenors are making their LA Opera debuts in Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. Never before have three African-American countertenors been in one production...

Amy Bauer Speaks at International Music Conference and Conducts Research on György Ligeti

Associate Professor of Music Theory, Amy Bauer, gave the lecture “Ideology, Compositional Process, Optics and Form in Georg Friedrich Haas’ In Vain” at the VIII European Music Analysis Conference in Leuven, Belgium in September and the Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting in Milwaukee in...

David Brodbeck Presented at 18th Biennial International Conference in Canada

Professor and Rawlins Chair of Music David Brodbeck presented a paper entitled “Eduard Hanslick and the German Liberal Quid Pro Quo” at 18th Biennial International Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music, held at the University of Toronto. For more information on Professor David Brodbeck click on...

Christopher Dobrian Lectured on Computer Music Research in France

Professor of Music Christopher Dobrian was invited to lecture on his compositions and computer music research in a special doctoral seminar of the Université Paris- Sorbonne entitled “Entre l’idée et l’oeuvre” (Between the Idea and the Work) at the Ina GRM Studio in May. He also taught Classes in...

Amy Bauer Interviewed for BBC Documentary

Associate Professor of Music Amy Bauer was interviewed for the BBC Radio 3 documentary “Clocks and Clouds: An Adventure around György Ligeti,” produced by Alan Hall, which was nominated as a BBC 3 “pick of the week.” Bauer also gave papers at the Royal Musical Associations’ Music and Philosophy...