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Understanding Cultural Continuity in Korean Music

Niles Gallery located in the Fine Arts Library
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s):
College of Fine Arts and sponsored by the Cultural Diversity Festival

In this lecture/workshop, Dr. Donna Lee Kwon will introduce Korean music and facilitate its understanding by focusing on its unique characteristics. She will discuss traditional folk genres such as p'ungmul drumming, p'ansori, and folksongs but also bring out cultural continuities in Korean popular music as well. Come prepared to sing, dance and tap the rhythms of Korean music.