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Will Ogdon, Founding Chair of Department of Music, Dies at 92

October 17, 2013

…Chair of Department of Music, Dies at 92 Composer Will Ogdon, founding chair of UC San Diego’s department of music, died Oct. 6. He was 92. Ogdon was hired in 1965 by Muir College Provost John Stewart, along with composer Robert Erickson, to create the music department at UC San…

Community Celebrates Center for Taiwan Studies Launch

May 17, 2023

Established with an endowment from longtime campus supporters Chiu-Shan Chen Ph.D. ’69 and Rufina Chen, the Center for Taiwan Studies aims to connect local and international communities with diverse events and programming that expands the cultural understanding of Taiwan and Taiwanese Americans.

Making of Modern World Lecture Series to Focus on What It Means to Be Musical

January 10, 2013

…It Means to Be Musical Lineup for “To Be Musical” Lecture Series What makes music musical? Why is music such a potent form of expression? And how does the human brain respond to music? A series of talks by UC San Diego faculty will answer these questions and more in…

UC San Diego’s “Simphony” Research Earns Grammy Foundation Support

April 25, 2013

…of the impact of music training on the brain and behavioral development in children has been awarded a grant of nearly $20,000 by the Grammy Foundation. The San Diego Youth Symphony’s Community Opus program works in partnership with the UC San Diego SIMPHONY project to better understand how music helps…

Study Finds Sharks Get Bad Rap When Viewed with Ominous Background Music

August 4, 2016

In a new study, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego found that the background music in shark documentaries affects viewers’ perceptions of sharks.

Live Performance Brings Music of the Sea to UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute

May 23, 2019

…Sherman. Live Performance Brings Music of the Sea to UC San Diego’s Qualcomm Institute Renowned string ensemble performs original score by UC San Diego students Pulitzer Prize-nominated composer and UC San Diego music professor Lei Liang had worked with poets, painters and dancers, but never with beluga whales before he…

Composer Steve Reich Storms Campus with ‘Music for 18 Musicians’

January 24, 2012

…Reich Storms Campus with ‘Music for 18 Musicians’ Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications In a rare San Diego appearance, renowned composer Steve Reich was honored at a sold-out Jan. 18 concert at UC San Diego’s Conrad Prebys Concert Hall. The concert climaxed with Reich’s epic Music for 18…

Serenading Cancer Patients Back to Health

March 17, 2016

…first-year pharmacy students playing music, including Warren Yau on violin, Tiffany Cheng on cello and Josh Valdez on guitar. The three students later decided to join forces, and the musical group “Serotones” was born in the fall of 2015. At first, the group just played for fun. Then Yau, who…

UC San Diego Composer Rand Steiger Wins 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship

April 30, 2015

…composer Rand Steiger, whose music is often inspired by environmental themes and frequently incorporates digital audio processing, has earned a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship. UC San Diego composer Rand Steiger. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Steiger is among 175 recipients selected from a pool of 3,100 applicants to receive…

A Home for Music

May 1, 2023

Villa Musica’s Fiona Chatwin, DMA ’06 delivers music across San Diego County.

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