University of Pittsburgh

Ethnomusicology

March 21, 2014 - 4:00pm

Louise Meintjes (Duke University) will give a lecture titled “The Crossing: World Music and Zulu Ngoma at Home.” Meintjes is Associate Professor of Music at Duke University. Her research focuses on the politics of music production, the intersection of song and dance, voice, the arts, and human rights.

Co-sponsored by African Studies Program

April 5, 2014 - 8:00pm

“Her crystal clear voice arched superbly above rhythms that coursed through the audience...an evening of fascinating, newly revealed music”

– Los Angeles Times

Announcing a call for proposals for a Pre-conference Symposium on Music and Labor. This symposium will take place in conjunction with the Society for Ethnomusicology 2014 Annual Meeting taking place in Pittsburgh.

Charles Lwanga’s (PhD 2012) article “Bridging Ethnomusicology and Composition in the First Movement of Justinian Tamusuza’s String Quartet Mu Kkubo Ery’Omusaalaba" was published in the latest issue of Analytical Approaches to World Music.

Voices of Asian Modernities: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Asian Popular Music of the 20th Century, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 4-6, 2014

Location: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

November 19, 2013 - 9:30am

Carol Silverman, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oregon, will give a lecture titled “Global Gypsy: Balkan Romani Music, Representation and Appropriation.”

October 17, 2013 - 2:00pm

Ryan Skinner, Assistant Professor of Musicology at Ohio State University, will give a lecture titled “Music as Biopolitical Culture in Contemporary Mali.” 

October 4, 2013 - 7:30pm

Acclaimed visiting musicians Rodrigo Invernizzi, Orion Morales, Ella Ponce and Daniel Fuenzalida will conclude a week-long residency at the University of Pittsburgh with a free recital to share their music and experience with students, faculty and the general public.  On piano, vibraphone, bass, guitar and percussion, they will play South American songs and original compositions that are i

April 18, 2014 - 8:00pm

Join Pitt's African Music and Dance Ensemble for an energetic exploration of traditional drum and dance music, including music for the harvest, the hunt, for comfort, and much more.

April 12, 2014 - 8:00pm

One Night Only! The University Gamelan, directed by Andrew Weintraub, performs Bamboo and Bronze: Flute and Gamelan Music of West Java. Special guest artist and bamboo flute virtuoso Burhan Sukarma will perform on suling/bamboo flute. Kaitlyn Myers will lead members of the ensemble as they perform on Pitt's Gamelan Degung Ligar Pasundan.

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