Fifth International Symposium of the Music of Africa

April 9, 2016 4:30 PM
April 10, 2016 4:30 PM
Taplin Auditorium
April 9, 2016 4:30 PM
April 10, 2016 4:30 PM
Taplin Auditorium
Presenters:
Department of Music

FRIDAY APRIL 8

10:00 AM Workshop in African dance (Olivier Tarpaga and the Dafra Kura Band)

11:00 AM The art of the seperewa [harp lute] (Osei Korankye, in dialogue with Kwasi Ampene)

12:00 PM Musicians in dialogue

12:30 PM Lunch

2:00 PM The art of the mbira (Chartwell Dutiro, Jennifer Kyker, and Tendai Mapurta)

3:00 PM Lecture Demonstration: Choral Art and the Popular Dimension of Religious Music in Kenya (Jean Kidula, with members of the Princeton University Chamber choir)

4:00 PM Coffee

4:30 PM Dafra Kura Band in concert

SATURDAY APRIL 9

10:00 AM Workshop in Akan drumming (Ahenemma Cultural Group, moderated by Kwasi Ampene)

11:00 AM Keynote Address Bode Omojola (Mount Holyoke College) Translation, Memory and Practice in New African Musical Diasporas

12:00 PM Musicians in Dialogue

12:30 PM Lunch

2:00 PM Chartwell Dutiro, Jennifer Kyker, and Tendai Mapurta in concert

3:00 PM Open forum: Performing African Music

4:00 PM Coffee

4:30 PM Ahenemma Cultural Group and Osei Korankye in concert

More information: http://www.princeton.edu/music/events/AMC/

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