University of Pittsburgh

Ethnomusicology

October 1, 2014 - 1:00pm

Mike Gonzalez (professor emeritus, University of Glasgow) and Marianella Yanes (Venezuelan writer) will present a talk titled "Tango: Sex and the Rhythm of the City." This talk is cosponsored by The Department of Spanish and Portuguese, The Department of Music, The Humanities Center, and the Center for Latin American Studies

This October, the Department of Music will celebrate the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Pittsburgh and the Indonesian College of Performing Arts (STSI).

T​he ​Music-GSO (Graduate Student Oranization) sponsors grants for travel to an academic conference to present a composition, paper or a poster. To be eligible you must be enrolled as a graduate music student in the Dietrich School of Arts at the time of your travel. Details and contact information are available on the application.

April 17, 2015 - 8:00pm

The Pitt African Music and Dance Ensemble (PAMDE) will present both traditional and popular music of Africa for its spring concert.

April 12, 2015 - 7:00pm

The Carpathian Music Ensemble performs Gypsy, Klezmer, Armenian, Moldavian, Ukranian, and Macedonian music. Members of the ensemble transcribe folk music for the instruments and voices present in the ensemble, leading to a unique style of folk-funk-fusion.

April 10, 2015 - 8:00pm

The April 10th performance by the University Gamelan has been canceled. The April 11th perofrmance will take place as originally scheduled.

October 11, 2014 - 8:00pm

Musicians and dancers from the Indonesian College of Performing Arts (STSI) in Bandung, Indonesia will present an evening of vocal music, instrumental music, and dance.

Dr. Kofi J. S. Gbolonyo (PhD 2009) is an Assistant Professor of Music (in ethnomusicology) and the director of the African Ensemble at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

April 11, 2014 - 4:00pm

Tes Slominski will present a lecture titled “Doin’ Queer Time with Meg and Cris: Irony and Affect in Present-Day Reception of Women’s Music.”

On April 4-6, 2014, the University of Pittsburgh will host the second of two conferences that constitute the Voices of Asian Modernities Project (VAMP), a consortium between the University of Pittsburgh, Leiden University, and the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV).  The aim of the conference is to properly historicize the artistic sounds, lyr

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