Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Building: Dixon Performing Arts Center (Annex)
Location: uptown campus
Middle Eastern vocalist and composer Galeet Dardashti continues her family tradition of distinguished Persian and Jewish musicianship. During this class visit, which is open to the public, Dardashti will demonstrate the melismatic vocal ornaments present in Mizrachi Jewish music and Persian classical music.
She holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in cultural politics and contemporary Middle Eastern/Arab music in Israel. She has published widely on her work and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at New York University at the Taub Center for Israel Studies.
Sponsored by: Newcomb Music Department, Jewish Studies Program, Newcomb College Institute
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors
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