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May 2017

Javanese Gamelan: Music and Dance of Java

Monday, May 1, 2017 @ 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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SDSU Gamelan

The 2017 SDSU-CWM World Music Series presents Javanese Gamelan: Music and Dance of Java, featuring the SDSU Javanese Gamelan. Pak Djoko Walujo, musical director of the ensemble, is an esteemed artist and renowned instructor of Javanese music. The performance will also feature a Javanese classical dance drama.

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April 2017

Zimbeat: Music of Zimbabwe

Monday, April 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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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Zimbeat

The 2017 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Zimbeat: Music of Zimbabwe Hypnotic interlocking melodies and spirited African rhythms culminate in the captivating and compelling music that is found in traditional and contemporary Zimbabwe. Admission: $10 college students • $15 seniors (62+), active military, SDSU affiliates • $20 general Free Admission for elementary/middle school/high school students Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Directions: SDSU Parking Map and Instructions.

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The Pacific Trio: Music of China

Monday, April 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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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Night Revels with Pipa Player

The 2017 SDSU-CWM World Music Series The Pacific Trio of Chinese Music: Music of China Admission: $10 college students • $15 seniors (62+), active military, SDSU affiliates • $20 general Free Admission for elementary/middle school/high school students Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Directions: SDSU Parking Map and Instructions. See the group on YouTube: The Pacific Trio of Chinese Music.  

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Arpana: Music and Dance of South India

Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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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Arpana Dance Company

Southern California-based Arpana Dance Company has had the honor of performing in the US, Europe, and India. The Summer of 2013 took Arpana to Germany and Croatia for performances and workshops. In December 2011, the group traveled to Japan performing with Kinnara Taiko in Hiroshima, Kure, and Nara, raising over $20000 for Tsunami relief.

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March 2017

Layo Ni Yoko: Afro-Cuban Music and Dance

Monday, March 13, 2017 @ 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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Layo Ni Yoko

The 2017 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Layo Ni Yoko: Afro-Cuban Music and Dance Admission: $10 college students • $15 seniors (62+), active military, SDSU affiliates • $20 general Free Admission for elementary/middle school/high school students Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance and the Center for World Music. Directions: SDSU Parking Map and Instructions.

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Gone Tomorrow: Music of Appalachia

Monday, March 6, 2017 @ 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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Gone Tomorrow

San Diego's finest bluegrass band, Gone Tomorrow plays hard-driving bluegrass music, plus a wide variety of Texas swing, old-time, and early country music.

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February 2017

Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 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

The 2017 SDSU-CWM World Music Series presents The Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland. Named for the Scottish Norse-Gaelic warrior clans that settled in Ireland, The Gallowglass Collective presents Irish traditional music and dance. Pete Polansky plays fiddle, mandolin and Irish tenor banjo, Ben Jaber performs on uilleann pipes, wooden flute, and tin whistle, and Michael Prine Jr. performs foot percussion and Irish sean-nós (old style) step dance.

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Dornob: Music of Iran

Monday, February 20, 2017 @ 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

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.

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Sene Africa: Music of West Africa

Monday, February 6, 2017 @ 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

Sene Africa is a duo from Senegal 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!

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May 2016

Javanese Gamelan: Music and Dance of Java

Monday, May 2, 2016 @ 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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SDSU Gamelan

The 2016 CWM World Music Series Javanese Gamelan: Music and Dance of Java Featuring the SDSU Javanese Gamelan, directed by Pak Djoko Walujo, with special guest dancer Bhagawan Ciptoning. Djoko Walujo Wimboprasetyo, musical director of the SDSU Javanese Gamelan, is an esteemed artist and renowned instructor of Javanese gamelan. He studied music He studied gamelan music from an early age with many well-known teachers, and later at the Indonesian Arts Institute, Yogyakarta. He was music professor at the Indonesian Arts Institute from 1975…

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