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Jan 30 2024

New Thread Saxophone Quartet in Residence

Ensemble Room: Evelyn & Mo Ostin Music Center View Program

Join us as the New Thread Saxophone Quartet (called “adventurous” and “rule-breaking” by NewMusicBox) visits UCLA from New York City for a three-day residency (1/28-1/30). This multi-disciplinary engagement will include a reading session of student compositions, a masterclass with Prof. Jan Berry Baker's saxophone studio, and a workshop on New Music entrepreneurship, culminating in a concert of contemporary works featuring works by UCLA students and faculty.


Schedule of Events

Sunday 1/28

Student Composition Readings - 11am-5:30pm,
Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center: Ensemble Room
o Morning Session, 11am-2pm: works by Barrett, Burns, Garff, Hollywood, Menon, Nesterov, Wang
o Afternoon Session, 2:30pm-5:30pm: works by Ali, Good, Kintscher, Lu, Moss, Uhm


Monday, 1/29

New Music Entrepreneurship Discussion -  2-3:30pm, Green Room


Tuesday, 1/30

Saxophone Masterclass - 3-4:30pm, SMB 1354
Concert -  8pm, Ostin Rehearsal Room. Works by Golub, Lefkowitz, Meites, Rhie, and selected students



This event is supported by the Hugo and Christine Davise Fund for Contemporary Music.

This program is made possible by the Joyce S. and Robert U. Nelson Fund. Robert Uriel Nelson was a revered musicologist and music professor at UCLA, who, together with his wife, established a generous endowment for the university to make programs like this possible.

Like most of UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s programs, this event is FREE!  Early arrival is recommended. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. No RSVP required.

While Inside the Venue:

No Food or Drink allowed in the building.


This event is FREE! No RSVP required. Early arrival is recommended.


Self-service parking is available at UCLA’s Parking Structure #2 for events in Schoenberg Music Building and the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center. Costs range from $1 for 20 minutes to $20 all day. Learn more about campus parking.


The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is eager to provide a variety of accommodations and services for access and communications. If you would like to request accommodations, please do so 10 days in advance of the event by emailing ADA@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu or calling (310) 825-0174.


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Food and drink may not be carried into the theaters. Thank you!


The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.