Oral Histories

Interview of Alvin Mills

Violinist. Music director and conductor of the Brentwood-Westwood Symphony Orchestra.
Subtitle:
Music is My Life: Alvin Mills
Topic:
Music
Interviewer:
Cline, Alex
Interviewee:
Mills, Alvin
Persons Present:
Mills and Cline.
Place Conducted:
Mills's home in Santa Monica, California.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Alex Cline, editor, UCLA Oral History Program; musician. Cline prepared for the interview by consulting numerous articles and artifacts from Mills's personal archives.
Processing of Interview:
Gail Ostergren, editorial assistant, and Aileen Tu, Gold Shield intern, edited the interview. They checked the verbatim transcript of the interview against the original tape recordings, edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling, and verified proper names. Words and phrases inserted by the editors have been bracketed. Mills reviewed the transcript. He verified proper names made minor corrections and additions. Cline prepared the table of contents, biographical summary, and interview history. Daniel C. Ryan, editorial assistant, compiled the index.
Length:
6.3 hrs.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.