The American Music Research Center (AMRC) at the University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Music is hosting a lecture, “Yoga as White Public Space,” by ethnomusicologist Dr. Rumya Putcha (University of Georgia) on Wednesday, 2 March 2022 at 5:00 p.m. (details below). Yoga is a mainstay of the global exercise...
By Charles Wofford Between 1900 and 1929, when Sid Grauman ran silent films with live orchestral accompaniment in his Hollywood “movie palaces,” he probably never imagined that the thousands of orchestral scores used by his musicians would be recognized as important Americana in their own right. A century later—with a...
The AMRC is breaking ground with its innovative Soundscapes of the People project, a comprehensive research effort in collaboration with local community stakeholders to document, preserve and engage with diverse musical and cultural influences in and around Pueblo, Colorado.
Colorado State University Pueblo has launched the new Aztlán Center which will be housed in the university Library, a center dedicated to the study of Chicanx, Latinx and Indigenous Peoples and Environments of the Southwest.
On Wednesday, March 17 at 6 pm online, Hip-Hop artists Sacramento Knoxx, The Reminders, Linqua Franqa, and Rennie Harris, along with moderator Michael Jeffries (Wellesley University) will present, “Sounding Politics,” A Roundtable.
Salsa music lost its founder last week—flutist, composer, band leader, and producer Johnny Pacheco passed away at 85 years old. Read the article by Kristie Soares, Assistant Professor of Women & Gender Studies at CU Boulder.
Pianists Louise and Léna Kollmeier performed and discussed Jean Berger’s “Caribbean Cruise,” on Belgian radio @RadioBelgique this week. The section starts at minute 54 and ends at 1 hour 33 seconds. The AMRC is home to the Jean Berger Collection.
Professor of Women & Gender Studies, Kristie Soares, will inaugurate the American Music Research Center’s new Counterpoints Lecture with her talk, "Dancing With Death: Celia Cruz’s Azúcar and Queer of Color Survival" on Monday, November 2 at 5:30 pm MST.
The American Music Research Center and the Department of Musicology will host Rutgers University musicology professor, Eduardo Herrera, on Monday, Oct 26 at 1 pm (MST) for his presentation, “Americanism as Musical Strategy: From Pan Americanism to Latin Americanism.”