ATTENTION – the exhibit opening and film screening have been rescheduled! The photo exhibit will be on display all day at the McConnell Library, Friday, March 31st, 10-9pm; the film will be screened at 3:30 pm, Friday, March 31st. Dr. Pettan will be in the library to discuss the film and photos until 6 pm. […]
Here is a message from one of our friends at the University of Alberta, Dr. Mary Ingraham, the Director of the Sound Studies Initiative about upcoming events at the end of this month at their university: The Sound Studies Initiative at the University of Alberta is pleased to invite you to two events next week. Read […]
Please join us in attending the Global Musics Local Connections Dance Workshops. Centre for Sound Communities, CBU & McConnell Library, 50 Falmouth Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia.
Fodé Lassana Diabaté is a virtuoso balafon player who comes from Guinea, where the balafon originates. The balafon as an instrument played by griotsdates back at least to the 13th Century. Lassana began playing balafon at the age of five at home in Conakry with his father, Djelisory Diabaté, a master balafon player, from Kindia. Lassana makes his own balafons out of the […]
Please join us in attending the Global Musics Local Connections Film Festival. McConnell Library, 50 Falmouth Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia. Tuesday and Thursday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
All are cordially invited to Music for Global Human Development, a one-day symposium and concert, in the afternoon and evening of Friday, October 14th, 2016. There is a concert in Convocation Hall at 8pm.
The Cape Breton Regional Library is partnering with Cape Breton University on ‘Global Musics – Local Connections’ to bring a full day of music related learning to the McConnell Library on October 6th. Read the full article on the Cape Breton Post website. Location: McConnell Library, Sydney, NS Time: 10:30AM – 5:30PM Featuring Judith Cohen […]
Thanks for visiting the new Global Musics, Local Connections website! We encourage you to visit this website frequently to keep up with the latest news, events, educational resources and opportunities for you to become involved in the multi-faceted outreach project “Applied Ethnomusicology: Global Musics, Local Connections”. The project aims to engage critical, creative approaches based […]