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Undergraduate core courses are the foundation of BFA studies at CalArts,
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These music tracks were created by students in the Fall 2020 Persia Electric Ensemble, which was formed as a result of a new cluster course with CalArts Music faculty members Houman Pourmehdi, Davy Sumner, and Amy Knoles.
Home • Watch and Listen • Persia Electric Ensemble
The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts
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