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.”
Recent College of Music Clarinet Performance and Music Education graduate, Anoushka Divekar, debuted Take Two Knees, a virtual concert she and collaborators created from works by Black Female composers.
At Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Greek musicians are leading a rediscovery of intercultural dialogue through music. At the forefront of these efforts is Cretan singer Eirini Tornesaki (also known by her artist name, Erini).