UCLA Chamber Ensemble

Copyright 2011 Pamela Springsteen   For the past three quarters, I have been a part of the UCLA Chamber Ensemble. Sounds pretty fancy, huh? But surprisingly, you don’t have to be a musical prodigy to be in it. It is actually a class that is open to UCLA students of any major. The only requirement…

More than just sites to see

One of my absolute favorite things I often take for granted about being in Los Angeles is the fact that if you have a favorite artist or band that is still alive and making music, they will likely come play live somewhere within an hour’s driving distance to this city. From smaller places like The…

Starstruck!

This weekend I got to cross to MAJOR things off my bucket list.¬† The first of which was my UCLA Bucket List and was planned…the second is my “Before I Die” Bucket List and was a complete surprise! For those of you who have never been to the Hollywood Bowl, it is an experience! It…

Portugal. The Man

Before I start let me just say that I usually do not like live music. It’s loud, it’s hard to understand, and it’s almost always stuff I don’t know the words to (the only songs I know by heart are Love the Way You Lie by Eminem and Rhianna and Glamorous by Fergie). The other…

Music at UCLA

It is the time of year when a cappella groups are holding their annual end-of-year concerts! ¬†Road to Damascus and Bruin Harmony have already held theirs this past week, and there are many more exciting ones to come, including YOUTHphonics, Medleys, Random Voices, ScatterTones, and more. As a part of YOUTHphonics A Cappella, I understand…

Spring Sing!!!

For the last four months I have had the amazing opportunity to work alongside some of UCLA’s most talented and wonderful comedians, as a fellow member of the sketch comedy writing and performance group, Company. All of our hard work and long hours finally paid off on Friday when we got to perform in front…