Fowler Out Loud: Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Ensemble
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz is an internationally recognized ensemble whose mentors include the legendary Herbie Hancock, Herb Alpert, and Wayne Shorter. The performance will feature original compositions written by members of the ensemble, including new works inspired by collections in the Fowler Museum.
The Class of 2018 Ensemble at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music includes Luca Alemanno, Anthony Fung, Julio Flavio Maza Galvez, Alex Hahn, Jon Hatamiya, Simon Moullier, and Glenn Tucker.
The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance is a tuition-free two-year program that accepts one ensemble of musicians for each class. All students receive full scholarships, as well as stipends to cover their monthly living expenses. The students study both individually and as a small group, receiving personal mentoring, ensemble coaching, and lectures on the jazz tradition. They are also encouraged to experiment in expanding jazz in new directions through their compositions and performances.
To learn more about the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, visit: monkinstitute.org
#FowlerOutLoud is an evening concert series that invites UCLA students from various disciplines to perform at the museum. Faculty and student performers hail from World Arts