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Dr. Michael B. Vercelli is the director of the World Music Performance Center at West Virginia University. Michael holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Percussion Performance with a minor in Ethnomusicology from the University of Arizona.read more
This presentation examines New Mexico folk music collected by John Donald Robb and studied by Mexican musicologist Vicente T. Mendoza. These collections include folk melodies from the maternal side of García’s family.read more
Music from the Americas presents Spanish Sigma Project Sax Quartet, one of the leading ensembles of the European Contemporary new music scene.
Formed by Andrés Gomis, Josetxo Silgero, Ángel Soria and Alberto Chaves.
Antonio Rosales, bass clarinet / Juan José García, double bass / José Luis Hurtado, piano
May 4th, 3:00 pm, CFA Keller Hall
The 45th Annual John Donald Robb Composers’ Symposium will take place March 28 – April 1, 2016. Indigenizing Art Music: Experiencing the sound of Native American influences in new musicread more
UNM Faculty member John Marchiando is the most recent member of the faculty to be highlighted on the UNM Proud website. John is an amazing teacher and trumpet player and we are thrilled to have him on our faculty.read more
Taking the case of Mexico as a test ground, this talk will take stock of some of the results of musicology’s brief infatuation with nationalism, and address the gains made as well as the opportunities lost.read more
The UNM Music Department is proud to welcome one of Mexico’s most prominent composers, Federico Ibarra Groth, for a short residency under the auspices of the Music from the Americas Concert Series.read more
John has a Bachelor of Music degree in jazz education from the University of North Texas and a Master of Music in jazz studies from Manhattan School of Music. He is on the faculty of Manhattan School of Music, and SUNY Purchase, and is an Artist in Residence at Amsterdam Conservatory, Holland.read more
Musicology Colloquium Series: The Black Pacific: Music, Race, and Indigeneity in Australia and Papua New Guinea
From the Fisk Jubilee Singers’ tour of Australasia in the 1890s to Snoop Dogg’s visit to Brisbane in 2014, the last century has seen ongoing, intensive intersections between Indigenous and African Diasporic musicians and activists in the Southwestern Pacific.read more