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Global Musics & Musical Communities: Day 1
May 10 @ 6:00 am - 10:30 am PDT
A two-day conference with music workshops and an evening concert, with day 1 occurring in the UCLA Student Union.
Day One – Friday, May 10
“Global Musics and Musical Communities” conference explores how and why specific musical genres travel outside their countries of origin and lead to the formation of new musical communities and includes an evening musical performance and music workshops.
Day 1 will feature Donna Kwon, Adrian Helbig, Patricia Tang, Deborah Wond, Henry Spiller and Michael Tenzer.
1 pm – Registration
1:30pm – Donna Kwon Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of Kentucky, “Sustaining Communities of Protest through Korean P’ungmul Drumming”
2:00pm– Adriana Helbig Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of Pittsburgh, “Hip Hop’s Trope of Revolution”
2:30pm– Patricia Tang Associate Professor of Music, MIT, “Representing Rambax/Rambax Represents”
3:00pm– Deborah Wong Professor of Ethnomusicology, UC Riverside, Title TBA
3:30pm– Henry Spiller Professor of Ethnomusicology, UC Davis, “The Hereness of the There: Making Sense of Gamelan in the United States”
4:00pm– Coffee break
4:30pm – Keynote Presentation by Michael Tenzer : Professor of Ethnomusicology. University of British Columbia , “Narrowing the Aperture: Focus on Cyclic Music”
Learn about the presenters here.
Pay-by-space parking is available for $12/day. The best parking lot for Friday, May 10 is Lot 2 or Lot 4.
For more information click here.