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Music in the Rotunda

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

UCLA Bruin Harmony

Friday, March 9
8 p.m.

Powell Library Rotunda

Founded in 2006, Bruin Harmony is UCLA’s all-male a cappella group. Following last spring’s debut, this is their second appearance in the Powell Library Building Rotunda. They founded the Los Angeles A Cappella Festival, appeared in the award-winning film The Social Network, and have twice won the UCLA Prytanean Award for the best a cappella entry in the UCLA Spring Sing. Admission is free, and no reservations are required.

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $11; the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five. See the UCLA maps and directions page for more information.

 

Indian Music Festival

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

SPICMACAY Music Festival

Saturday, February 18, 2012
7:00 am – 10:00 pm, Moore Hall – East Terrace

The event is a day-long series of concerts and lec/dems (7 total) celebrating Indian classical music.

FREE, FREE, FREE!

Click here for more information.

Historic Dance in the Rotunda

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Ninth Annual Romeo and Juliet’s Italian Renaissance Ball

Friday, February 10
8 p.m.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend in a romantic setting and learn classic fifteenth- and sixteenth-century dances from Renaissance Italy. UCLA students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public are welcome; no dance experience is necessary, and there will be instruction throughout the evening. Attire can be costume, formal, or semi-formal.

Admission is free, but space is limited, and reservations are required by Wednesday, February 8. RSVP with the name and number in the party to Catherine Brown by email or by phone at       310.206.4608.

College Library Presents: a cappella

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

UCLA Scattertones and Pitch Slapped

Wednesday, January 18
8 p.m.

The co-ed a cappella group Scattertones will perform a variety of music including “Wavin’ Flag” by K’Naan and others,
“No Woman No Cry” by Bob Marley and others, and “Proud Mary” by John Fogerty. Also performing will be Pitch Slapped,
a visiting group from the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall.
Parking is $11; the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five.
See the UCLA maps and directions pagefor more information.

Admission to the concerts is free, and seating is unreserved. The UCLA Library is pleased to offer “Music in the Rotunda”
and other exciting cultural programs at no cost to students, faculty, staff and the community. If you would like information
about how to support the Library, please contact the development office at giving@library.ucla.edu or 310-206-8526.

Music in the Rotunda

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

UCLA Scattertones and Pitch Slapped

Wednesday, January 18
8 p.m.

The co-ed a cappella group UCLA Scattertones will perform a variety of music including “Wavin’ Flag” by K’Naan and others, “No Woman No Cry” by Bob Marley and thers, and “Proud Mary” by John Fogerty. Also performing will be Pitch Slapped, a visiting group from the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Admission is free, and no reservations are required.

Powell Library Rotunda

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Parking is $11; the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five. See the UCLA maps and directions page for more information.

Admission to the concerts is free, and seating is unreserved. The UCLA Library is pleased to offer “Music in the Rotunda” and other exciting cultural programs at no cost to students, faculty, staff and the community. If you would like information about how to support the Library, please contact the development office at giving@library.ucla.edu or 310-206-8526.

Happy New Year!

Monday, January 9th, 2012

The College Library staff welcomes you back to Campus!

We look forward to helping you this year!

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Eleventh Annual Waltz Through Time

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Saturday, November 19
8 p.m.

Powell Library Rotunda

Waltz through history, beginning with Regency period dances of Jane Austen’s time and continuing to the present day. Music will include compositions by Mozart as well as ragtime, French, American, and modern works. All UCLA students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public are welcome; no dance experience is necessary, and there will be instruction throughout the evening. Attire can be costume, formal or semi-formal. Admission is free, but space is limited, and reservations are required. RSVP by Thursday, November 17, with the name and number in the party to Catherine Brown by email or by phone at 310.206.4608.

Click here for the Powell events website.

“Fidicinium Sacro-Profanum”: Music of the Northern Baroque

Friday, November 18th, 2011

UCLA Early Music Ensemble

Friday, November 18
8 p.m.
Powell Library Building Rotunda

The Ensemble, led by Lindsey Strand-Polyak, will perform a concert of music from the seventeenth-century German and Austrian courts. As well as featuring native composers Heinrich Ignaz Biber, Johann Schmelzer, Johann Vierdanck and Hans Leo Hassler, the concert will also present works by Italian violin virtuosi Carlo Farina and Biago Marini, who imported the dynamic new Venetian style to the German courts.

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Admission to the concerts is free, and seating is unreserved. 

Parking is $11; the closest parking is in structures four, two, or five. See the UCLA maps and directions pagefor more information.

Classical Guitarist Michael Nigro

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Music in the Rotunda

Friday, October 28
8 p.m.

Michael Nigro from Noteworthy Duo returns to perform a program featuring composers from various Latin American countries, including Antonio Lauro, Heitor Villa-Lobos, José Luis Merlin, Jorge Cardoso, and Gentil Montaña.

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Admission to the concerts is free, and seating is unreserved.

Turath Ensemble and SK Near East Ensemble “Spirit of Gibran”

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Music in the Rotunda

Saturday, October 29
8 p.m.

This concert, under the direction of Sami Asmar, will feature poetry reading to music from the works of Gibran Kahlil Gibran intertwined with romantic and spiritual songs from Gibran’s homeland of Lebanon. With featured guest artist UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology Professor A.J. Racy.

The rotunda is on the second floor of the Powell Library Building, which is directly across from Royce Hall. Admission to the concerts is free, and seating is unreserved.