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Workshop on Ugandan Instruments with James Isabirye
March 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join Us for a Workshop on Ugandan Instruments with James Isabirye
Friday, March 24th | 2-4pm
Woollen Gym – Room 304
Visiting Ugandan folklorist and musician, James Isabirye, will be demonstrating Ugandan traditional instruments, such as the embaire xylophone, and discussing their traditional and modern social contexts. This free event is public, and participants will have opportunities to examine and play the instruments. Isabirye, one of Uganda’s foremost experts on traditional music, has served as an advisor to UNESCO, as well as to the global music internet project “Singing Wells”.
*This event is free and open to all UNC Students, Faculty, and Staff, and the public.
The Workshop on Ugandan Instruments with James Isabirye is being sponsored by: AAAD Department, African Studies Center, Center for Global Initiatives, Institute for Arts & Humanities, and the Department of Music.