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February 2016

Dornob: Music of Iran

Monday, February 15 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University,
School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Dornob Music of Iran

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Dornob: Music of Iran Dornob is a collective of musicians – now spanning two generations – who’ve been playing Persian music in San Diego since 1985. Their goals, in addition to friendship and fun, include learning the musical tradition, fostering creativity, and crossing cultural bridges. Admision: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Directions: SDSU Parking Map…

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Sene Africa: Music of West Africa

Monday, February 22 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University,
School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Sene Africa

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Sene Africa: Music of West Africa Sene Africa is a duo from Senegal, Africa, consisting of Amadou Fall (kora) and Ibrahima Ba (guitar). The duo brings you an entertaining performance bound to bring happiness to the heart and soul. Ibrahima’s magical voice and special touch on the guitar, together with Amadou’s strong and positive presence on stage playing the kora, will make this a not-to-be-missed event! Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the…

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$15

Passport to Worlds of Music Series

Saturday, February 27 - Saturday, April 30
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts,
5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Passport to World of Music

The Center for World Music and the Kalabash School of Music and the Arts presents Passport to Worlds of Music, an informal concert series of classical and folk music traditions from Asia and Africa. This unique music and lecture series will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music of Thailand, Zimbabwe, and Iran.

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$15

Passport to Worlds of Music: Thailand

Saturday, February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts,
5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Adlersweb

This is the first concert of the Passport to Worlds of Music series. This special music and lecture concert will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music from Thailand. Music of Thailand is presented by internationally renowned khaen performer and USD Professor Christopher Adler and Supeena Insee Adler, Lecturer at UCLA.

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Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland

Monday, February 29 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University,
School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
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Gallowglass Collective 2012

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series The Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland The Gallowglass Collective, named for the Scottish Norse-Gaelic warrior clans that settled in Ireland, plays mainly Irish traditional music mixed with some Scottish trad and music from the Anglo-Scottish border country. The group is made up predominantly of fiddlers, but Ben Power also sings and plays Irish flute and Scottish small and border pipes, and in Mikey Prine, they have a fine percussive dancer from the…

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March 2016

Ninth Annual Indian Music and Dance Festival

Monday, March 14 - Sunday, March 20
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre,
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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2016 IFAASD Festival

Mark your calendar for the Ninth Annual Music and Dance Festival, March 14-20, 2016, presented by the Indian Fine Arts Academy of San Diego (IFAASD) and sponsored by the Center for World Music. This festival has established a well-deserved reputation as one of the major events in North America for South Asian performing arts. The festival includes Carnatic and Hindustani vocal and instrumental concerts, Bharata Natyam, Kathak, and Odissi dance forms, and Yakshagana dance drama. The artists include T.N. Krishnan,…

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$15

Passport to Worlds of Music: Zimbabwe

Saturday, March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts,
5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Garit and Randy crop

This is the second concert of the Passport to Worlds of Music series. This special music and lecture concert will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music from Zimbabwe. Music of Zimbabwe will be performed by the mbira and marimba group Zimbeat, featuring Center for World Music artist-teacher Garit Imhoff and Professor Randall Griswold, CSU San Marcos.

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April 2016
$15

Passport to Worlds of Music: Iran

Saturday, April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts,
5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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Kourosh Taghavi

This is the final concert of the Passport to Worlds of Music series. This special music and lecture concert will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music from Iran. Kourosh Taghavi, master traditional musician from Iran and Center for World Music artist-teacher, will perform and provide insight into the exquisite world of Persian Classical Music.

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