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May 11 Sat
8:30am
Free

Global Musics and Musical Communities (Day Two)

lectures-symposia, world-music
Schoenberg Music Building

This two-day conference explores how and why specific musical genres travel outside their countries of origin and lead to the formation of new musical communities. Genres such as hip-hop, gamelan, and taiko are examples of musical genres that have become global in the past century. These genres are regularly performed in locales that may have little or no connection to the genre’s country of origin. While cross-cultural musical interaction is neither novel nor surprising, the widespread transmission of these genres to musical communities around the world beginning in the late twentieth century is nonetheless remarkable.

Day Two Program
Schoenberg Music Building
Workshop Signups (Coming soon!)

  • 8:30-10:30am – Session 1a. Global Circulations: Instrumental Practice / Session 1b. Parties, Dances, and Raves as Sites of Negotiation and Global Exchange
  • 10:30-10:45am – Break
  • 10:45-12:45pm – Session 2a. Theorizing Global Musics / Session 2b. Global Circulations through Song
  • 12:45-2:30pm – Lunch break
  • 1:30-2:30pm – Musical workshop (signups coming soon)
  • 2:30-4:30pm – Session 3a. Cultural Appropriation, Orientalism, and the Body / Session 3b. Music and Dance in New Contexts
  • 4:30-4:45pm – Break
  • 4:45-6:15pm – Session 4a. Global Circulations: Developing Community, Respect, and Responsibility / Session 4b. Transplanting Musics and the Dynamics of Intercultural Exchange
  • 6:15-8:00pm – Dinner in courtyard (open to registered conference participants)
  • 7:30-8:30pm – Musical “masterclass” and Intercultural jam session (pending, signups coming soon)

Visit the UCLA Center for Musical Humanities website for more information, including a complete schedule of events and their locations.

With support from the Center for Musical Humanities and the Department of Ethnomusicology, this interdisciplinary event will be held on May 10-11, 2019 at UCLA. “Global Musics” includes an academic conference, an evening musical performance, and music workshops. The event places music/performance analysis in conversation with global music genres. The objective of the conference is to bring together a community of scholars, music pedagogues, and musicians to explore how and why specific musical genres travel outside their countries of origin and lead to the formation of new musical communities.

Register in advance for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

Ticketing

This event is FREE! Let us know you’ll be coming by RSVP.

PARKING

Self-service parking is available at UCLA’s Parking Structure #2 for events in Schoenberg Music Building and the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center. Costs range from $1 for 20 minutes to $20 all day. Learn more about campus parking.

ACCESSIBILITY

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is eager to provide a variety of accommodations and services for access and communications. If you would like to request accommodations, please do so 10 days in advance of the event by emailing ADA@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu or calling (310) 825-0174.

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Food and drink may not be carried into the theaters. Thank you!

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