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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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April 2016

Zimbeat: Music of Zimbabwe

Monday, April 18, 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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Zimbeat

The 2016 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: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance, Compassion for African Villages, and the Center for World Music. Directions: SDSU Parking Map and Instructions

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Arpana: Music and Dance of South India

Monday, April 11, 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
+ Google Map
Arpana Dance Company

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Arpana Dance Company: Music and Dance of South India Ramya Harishankar, Artistic Director/Nattuvangam G. Srikanth, Vocal Naveen Basavanhally, Mridangam Kiran Athreya, Violin Nidhi Satyadev, Dance 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 travelled to Japan performing with Kinnara Taiko in Hiroshima, Kure, and Nara, raising…

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The Pacific Trio: Music of China

Monday, April 4, 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
+ Google Map
Night Revels with Pipa Player

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series The Pacific Trio of Chinese Music: Music of China Admission: $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 and Instructions See the group on YouTube: The Pacific Trio of Chinese Music.  

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March 2016

Sol e Mar: Music of Brazil

Monday, March 21, 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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Sol e Mar

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Sol e Mar: Music of Brazil Sol e Mar is amazing, bright, energetic and beyond entertaining. Their attention to detail and authenticity is a delight. The energy that Sol e Mar brings to an event is unparalleled! Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) More on Sol e Mar. 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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INCA, the Peruvian Ensemble: Music of Peru

Monday, March 14, 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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INCA Peruvian Ensemble

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series INCA, the Peruvian Ensemble: Music of Peru INCA offers a wonderful and colorful array of music and dances from Peru and the Andean region. The show includes music and dances from the native Incas (Andean style), from the Hispanic communities of the coastal areas (Criollo style) and the Black people from the villages south of Lima (Afro-Peruvian style). The instrumentation, unique to these areas, woodwinds, strings, percussion and vocals are all featured during the…

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Gone Tomorrow: Music of Appalachia

Monday, March 7, 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
+ Google Map
Gone Tomorrow

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Gone Tomorrow: Music of Appalachia 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. The name of the band says it all, and true-to-form there have been a number of personnel changes as musicians come and go. The latest incarnation of Gone Tomorrow includes some of San Diego's best veteran bluegrass performers Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the…

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February 2016

Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland

Monday, February 29, 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
+ Google Map
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, 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. Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) More on the Gallowglass Collective.…

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Sene Africa: Music of West Africa

Monday, February 22, 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
+ Google Map
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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Dornob: Music of Iran

Monday, February 15, 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
+ Google Map
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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Munir Nurettin Beken: Music of Turkey

Monday, February 8, 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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Munir Nurettin Beken

The 2016 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Munir Nurettin Beken: Music of Turkey Admission: $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 and Instructions.  

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April 2015

Zimbeat: Music of Zimbabwe

Monday, April 20, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
+ Google Map
Zimbeat

The 2015 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: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase or at the door) Cosponsored by the SDSU School of Music and Dance, Compassion for African Villages, and the Center for World Music. Financial support is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.

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The Pacific Trio: Music of China

Monday, April 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
+ Google Map
Night Revels with Pipa Player

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series The Pacific Trio: Music of China Admission: $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. Financial support is provided by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.

Find out more »

Layo Ni Yoko: Afro-Cuban Music and Dance

Monday, April 6, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
+ Google Map
Layo Ni Yoko

The 2015 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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March 2015

INCA, the Peruvian Ensemble: Music of Peru

Monday, March 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
+ Google Map
INCA Peruvian Ensemble

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series INCA, the Peruvian Ensemble: Music of Peru INCA offers a wonderful and colorful array of music and dances from Peru and the Andean region. The show includes music and dances from the native Incas (Andean style), from the Hispanic communities of the coastal areas (Criollo style) and the Black people from the villages south of Lima (Afro-Peruvian style). The instrumentation, unique to these areas, woodwinds, strings, percussion and vocals are all featured during the…

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Musicantica: Music of Mediterranean Italy

Monday, March 16, 2015 @ 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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Musicantica

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Musicantica: Music of Mediterranean Italy MUSICàNTICA focuses mainly on the music from Southern Italy’s oral tradition, at the same time reaching out for a more contemporary musical idea that can be indicated as Mediterranean World-Music. By oral tradition is intended music, poetry, and ritual passed on from generation to generation by untrained musicians belonging to generally less-known segments of Italian society, such as the peasant’s world, fishermen, or street vendors. Admission: $15 general/$12 students (advance purchase…

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Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland

Monday, March 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
+ Google Map
Gallowglass Collective 2012

The 2015 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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Sene Africa: Music of West Africa

Monday, March 2, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
+ Google Map
Sene Africa

The 2015 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…

Find out more »

February 2015

Dornob: Music of Iran

Monday, February 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
+ Google Map
Dornob Music of Iran

The 2015 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. Financial support is provided…

Find out more »

Arpana: Music and Dance of South India

Monday, February 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 United States
+ Google Map
Arpana Dance Company

The 2015 SDSU-CWM World Music Series Arpana Dance Company: Music and Dance of South India Ramya Harishankar, Artistic Director/Nattuvangam G. Srikanth, Vocal Naveen Basavanhally, Mridangam Kiran Athreya, Violin Nidhi Satyadev, Dance 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 travelled to Japan performing with Kinnara Taiko in Hiroshima, Kure, and Nara, raising…

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