The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music offers a diverse 2023-2024 season that traverses musical worlds. The new 2023-24 concerts and events season at the School of Music reinvents modern styles, elevates discussion of the craft, and celebrates musical traditions around the globe. Read About the 2023-24 Season. More News.
Graduate Degrees. Undergraduate Degrees. The Department of Music offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Western classical music, with concentrations in composition and performance and a specialized undergraduate program in music education. Jazz performance is also offered at the graduate level, in partnership with the Herbie Hancock ...
At The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, our students work in concert with a boundary-pushing medievalist, a leading scholar of the American musical, jazz legends, masters of traditional world music instruments, a punk scholar, in-demand composers, and others who are fostering transformative critical thinking about music and musical practices.
Study and training towards professional performance careers in Western classical music. BM MM/DMA. The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music offers a broad and encompassing approach to the study of music, aspiring to the highest level of musical performance, analysis, pedagogy, and creativity within a wide range of traditions.
We welcome first year, transfer, and/or international applicants to learn all about the admission and application requirements for our undergraduate degrees here. More details and resources for transfer students wishing to become part of the School of Music community.
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is home to both exceptionally accomplished faculty and intellectually and artistically inquisitive students, and is supported by extraordinary alumni who are internationally acclaimed artists, scholars and influencers in the diverse world of music.
The Herb Alpert School of Music has 35 active ensembles that perform classical, contemporary, jazz, popular and world music. Under the direction of performance faculty, students also premiere new works, including those by established composers, students, faculty and alumni.