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June 2021

Virtual Encounters: The Traditional Music & Dance of Maguindanao, Philippines

Sunday, June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Online Event
Free

Kulintang musician Kim Kalanduyan-Villanueva, principal dancer Nicholas Delmundo-Benton, and ethnomusicologist Dr. Bernard Ellorin will explore the rich cultural context of the performing arts from Maguindanao, Philippines.

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March 2021

Virtual Encounters: In The Steps of Poland’s Village Master Musicians

Saturday, March 20 @ 2:00 pm
Online Event
Free
Janusz Prusinowski Kompania

In The Steps of Poland's Village Master Musicians is a special concert pairing and part of the Center for World Music’s Spring 2021 Virtual Encounters with World Music and Dance series. The first concert on (February 19) will be a collaborative livestream of the Great Improvisation online series. The second concert (March 20) will be a live concert stream with Q&A presented by the Center for World Music. Please join us for both concerts.

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Virtual Encounters: Iranian Classical Music

Sunday, March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Online Event
Free
Kourosh Taghavi

Interspersed between curated recorded performances, setar player Kourosh Taghavi and ethnomusicologist Solmaz Shakerifard will discuss the historical and contemporary context of Iranian classical music within the Persianate world.

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February 2021

Virtual Encounters: The Music of Vietnam – Roots and Resilience

Sunday, February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Online Event
Free
Picture of Van-Anh Vo with Vietnamese zither.

In this event, composer and multi-instrumentalist Vân-Ánh Võ reflects on her innovative take on traditional Vietnamese music. She presents a daring work for đàn bầu monochord and voice that takes inspiration from poetry by eighteen-century poet Hồ Xuân Hương.

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January 2021

Virtual Encounters: The Regional Music of Mexico Featuring Hermanos Herrera

Sunday, January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Online Event
Free

This 50-minute live-hosted music and discussion event will explore the human experience as expressed through three styles of Mexican regional music. Hermanos Herrera, along with Dr. Rice, will explore the lived meanings of son jarocho, son huasteco, and accordion-based norteño music, from northern Mexico.

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Virtual Encounters: South Indian Classical Music featuring K. S. Resmi

Sunday, January 10 @ 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Online Event
Free

K. S. Resmi explores the transmission of South Indian vocal music through music & discussion with Ethnomusicologist N. Scott Robinson.

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2021 Virtual Encounters with World Music and Dance

Friday, January 1 - Monday, June 7
Virtual Event
Images of various artists.

A sneak peek at our 2021 virtual season. Performances and informed, thoughtful conversations.

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