Song of Ourselves, UCLA Alpert’s Celebration of Diversity
Thursday, May 3, 12pm
Campus Wide, Free Admission
Live music will fill the air at UCLA as students and faculty present campus-wide pop-up performances, concerts, and a world music showcase as well as a series of workshops. Everyone is welcome to attend and all events are FREE!
12 noon – 1 pm Music Library Noontime Concert
Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater for 2 vocal soloists, strings, harpsichord
12 noon – 2 pm Lunchtime busking at campus eating locations
1:30 pm – 4 pm Panels, workshops, dialogues, Q & A’s, videos, etc.
with Music School faculty and guest speakers
Choral Room, Green Room, Library Media Room
4:30 pm – 6 pm Launch Pad Mini Concerts
acoustic sets by student performers – Ostin Recording Studio courtyard ramp
6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Music Library World Music Showcase
with Ethnomusicology performance ensembles
• Near East Ensemble (A.J. Racy, Director)
• Music of Thailand Ensemble (Supeena Adler, Director)
• Music of Mexico Ensemble (Jesús Guzmán, Director)
8:00 – 10:30 pm DINKINESH (the concert)*
free concert in Schoenberg Hall
Headliner Eva B. Ross Band (winner, 2017 Spring Sing), with Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz Ensemble, Superdevoiche (UCLA Balkan Women’s Choir)
* “Dinkinesh” = the name given to the earliest known human remains, female, found in Ethiopia (aka “Lucy”). The word “Dinkinesh” translates as “You are marvelous.”
Parking for the Schoenberg Music Building is in UCLA Parking Structure 2. Find maps and parking rates here.