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music

Stephen Tucker, UCI

Orchestral homage

Concert highlighting African American composers will cap conference for college conductors, kick off Black History Month

Clayton Garrison

Inaugural dean of UCI arts school dies at 93

Clayton Garrison, founding dean of the School of Fine Arts at the University of California, Irvine, died July 27 at the age of 93. He was a visionary stage director, choreographer and theater professor who left a lasting imprint on UCI and what’s now known as the Claire Trevor School of the Arts.

Getting in tune with patients

Matt Fradkin, a fourth-year student in UC Irvine’s School of Medicine, was doing research at CHOC Children’s Hospital when he saw firsthand how music could relieve a patient’s suffering. A boy of about 7 with cancer had been lying in bed complaining constantly of pain when a music therapist entered his room and began playing […]

COSMOS trains new generation of scientists

High school students take part in a highly competitive summer program that lets them live on campus and learn about university life.

Renaissance of the Russian guitar

From Russian guitars to classical lute, John Schneiderman plucks his way through musical history.

Bassoonist Alex Rosales

Taking it ‘From the Top’

NPR host and classical pianist Christopher O’Riley will share the stage with UCI student musicians April 9 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre.

Amy Bauer

Music professor gets ‘Lost’

UCI’s Amy Bauer oversees a Web site offering critical analyses of the popular TV show.

Kei Akagi

Master of improvisation

Kei Akagi was 24 and pursuing a doctorate in philosophy at UC Santa Barbara when he decided music was his true calling. It was 2 a.m., he’d just finished performing with his jazz band, and he suddenly realized he hadn’t done any work on a graduate presentation due the next day. “I sat down in […]

The art of giving

Medici Scholars program helps arts students launch their dreams