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Nov 1 Fri

Symposium: Publishing the Archive—The Ethnomusicology Archive/Adam Matthew Digital Project of 2019

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To mark this year's UNESCO-designated World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, UCLA's World Music Center is celebrating the fruition of a multi-year partnership between the Ethnomusicology Archive and British publisher Adam Matthew Digital. This collaboration now makes sixty major field collections held by the Archive publicly accessible online, along with demonstrations of instruments from our World Musical Instrument Collection. Come for an afternoon and evening of lectures, workshops, and performances related to the Adam Matthew project, with featured guest speaker Anthony Seeger, Emeritus Distinguished Professor (UCLA) and Emeritus Director of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

Symposium: 1:00pm-5:30pm

• Lectures, workshops, and performances related to the Adam Matthew project
• Workshop with Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble of Southern California
• Keynote lecture by Anthony Seeger, Emeritus Distinguished Professor (UCLA) and Emeritus Director of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

2:45–3:30pm Tea break, with optional activities related to the Adam Matthew fieldwork collections
· Explore the resource yourself on terminals provided (Maureen Russell)
· Persian music workshop (Amir Pourjavady and Pejman Hadadi, Near East Room)
· West African drumming workshop (Francis Kofi Akotuah and Will Matczynski, Ostin Recording Studio)
· Gamelan workshop (Tyler Yamin, Gamelan Room)
· Thai music workshop (Supeena Insee Adler, Korea/Thai Room)

There will be a concert of music from 7:00pm to 8:00pm featuring Pakaraguian Kulintang Ensemble of Southern California. LEARN MORE

PLEASE NOTE: The symposium and concert have separate RSVPs, so if you would like to attend the concert, please click this link: RSVP

NOTE FOR THIS EVENT – Dinner is included for ticket holders who have RSVP’d and have checked in at registration for the symposium, on a first-come, first-seated basis.

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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.


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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