World Music Festival

World Music Festival Series: ENCOUNTERING A GLOBAL SOUNDING WORLD

Jui-Ching Wang, director

PROGRAM  

Pangut - Traditional Korean

  • Korean Drumming Ensemble - Suwan Choi, director

 

Leron, Leron Sinta - Traditional Filipino, Arr. Saunder Choi

  • Concert Choir - Eric Johnson, director

 

June Jasmine - Traditional Taiwanese, Arr. Saunder Choi

  • Concert Choir - Eric Johnson, director

 

Mbira Duet
Mukatiende (Wake up and Let’s Go) - Traditional Shona, Zimbabwe

  • Geof Bradfield+, mbira dvavadzimu (Kutsinhira)
  • Gregory Beyer+, mbira dvavadzimu (Kushuara)
  • Ethan Cowburn, hosho

 

Toei Saw Jun-wa- Traditional Thai

  • Music of Southeast Asia Class & Thai Music Ensemble - Chamni Sriprarm, director

 

Joyfulness -  Ming-Yuan Liu (1931-1996)

  • Chinese Music Ensemble - Wei Yang, director

 

Horse Racing - Hai-Huai Huang (1935-1967)  

  • Chinese Music Ensemble - Wei Yang, director

 

Ladrang Kapidhondhong - Central Javanese  

  • Javanese Gamelan Ensemble - Alex Yoffe, director

 

Samai Rouhial Khamach

  • Middle Eastern Ensemble - Omar al Musfi & Essam Rafia*, directors

 

Longa Sabuth Afandi

  • Middle Eastern Ensemble - Omar al Musfi & Essam Rafia*, directors Central Javanese  

 

Al Folkloric Medley

  • Afro-Latin Music & the Diaspora Movements Seminar - Jean Christophe Leroy*, director

 

Jam Session - Open to all interested in joining us for the fun of musicking together!

 

* indicates guest performer; + for NIU faculty guest performer

Saturday, April 13 at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall
550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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