UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

445 Charles E Young Dr S, Los Angeles, CA 90095
(310) 825-4761
Erika Rycina
Program Offered: 
Ethnomusicology, Musicology, and Music (including Music Education)
Program Level: 
Bachelor, Masters, and Doctoral Degree Programs

With its three outstanding departments of Ethnomusicology, Music and Musicology, The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music aspires to educate the whole student through productive collaborations between performance and scholarship, a cross-cultural, global understanding of the art of music, and preparatory training for a broad range of careers in music after graduation.Public concerts, lectures, symposia, master classes, and musical theater and opera productions, are a hallmark of The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Each department hosts a calendar of events open to the entire community, enriching the lives of both those on stage and those in the audience, and contributing to the quality of life in the city and beyond.

The Department of Ethnomusicology offers undergraduate and graduate classes focused on Chinese music, including a Music of China Ensemble program that gives students the opportunity to study Chinese instrumental and vocal music performance. 

Live performances take place throughout the year in Schoenberg Hall and Popper Auditorium.   Click here to view upcoming events and here for directions.