Many Musics of America

Event Category: Event

2023 Kennedy Creek Old Time Music Workshops

Country fiddle
2023 Kennedy Creek Old Time Music Workshops The Kennedy Creek Old-Time Music Festival takes place every autumn at the Kennedy Creek Resort in Suches, GA. Participants are invited to reserve cabins, yurts, or campsites, and food is available at the resort restaurant. Guest artists lead [...]
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2023 Kennedy Creek Old Time Music Concert

Georgia Cloudland Canyon State Park
2023 Kennedy Creek Old Time Music Concert: The Short House Serenaders   Close out a day of Old Time Music at the Kennedy Creek Old Time Music Festival by joining us for a concert with the Short House Serenaders and friends. The Short House Serenaders [...]
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Scott Joplin’s Ragtime

Scott Joplin
Scott Joplin's Ragtime   In this lecture recital, distinguished performer and scholar, Marilyn Nonken, performs and speaks to the music of Scott Joplin (1868-1917) and his collaborators Scott Hayden (1882-1915), Arthur Marshall (1881-1968), and Louis Chauvin (1882-1908). These early-twentieth-century American artists formed a tightly-knit community, [...]
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HipHop Literacies Conference

Hiphop artists
HipHop Literacies Conference   Register Now The 2023 HipHop Literacies Conference is co-sponsored by the American Musicological Society's Many Musics of America project. Held at The Ohio State University, the HipHop Literacies Conference is an academic-community event designed to explore issues relevant to the lives [...]
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The Evolution of Fife and Drum Music

Rising stars fife and drum
      The Evolution of Fife and Drum Music   The Rising Stars Fife and Drum Band, led by Sharde Thomas of Cold Water, Mississippi, presents a mixture folk, blues, and pop in the traditional style of fife and drum music that has been [...]
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Dayton Funk and Line Dancing

      Dayton Funk & Line Dancing   In conjunction with the AMS Midwest chapter meeting on March 18, 2023, this event will explore Dayton Funk and line dancing. Participants will learn classic styles of line dancing from the 1960s to the 1990s and [...]
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Sea Shanties – From Ship to Shore

Vintage frigate sailing into a fog bank at sea
    Sea Shanties - From Ship to Shore   Organized in partnership with the AMS New England Chapter and the world-renowned Peabody Essex Museum, this event will explore the history of sea shanties and new England's maritime history with live music-making interspersed with short [...]
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Making the K-12 Orchestra Ethically Inclusive

Multi-color hands playing the violin
Making the K-12 Orchestra Ethically Inclusive Classrooms have seen a rise in Black and Latino populations, and they are projected to account for 54% of US public-school enrollment in 2023. Nevertheless, primary and secondary school orchestral programs struggle to maintain consistent enrollment and funding cuts [...]
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Sonic Foundation-building in Florence Price’s Violin Fantasy

“I’m Workin' on my Buildin'”: Sonic Foundation-building in Florence Price’s Violin Fantasy in F-sharp Minor (1949) Performers: Katharina Uhde and R. Larry Todd Lecture: 0:00 - 52:59 Recital: 53:00 - 1:04:59 Q&A: 1:05:00 - 1:16:46 Florence Price (1887-1953) was instrumental in establishing a “black musical [...]
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