Prof. Bashford Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship
Gateways to World Music Performance Series Announced
The Robert E. Brown Center for World Music is pleased to announce Gateways to World Music programming for Fall 2019. The performance / lecture series will feature artists drawing from music traditions of West Africa, Spain, the Carpathian Bow, and India. Events are scheduled in the School of Music Building Auditorium, 1114 W. Nevada Street, Urbana at 7:30p on the following dates: September 30; October 7; October 28; and November 6.
Michael Silvers Named Carnegie Fellow
Illinois ethnomusicologist Michael Silvers, who specializes in the music of Brazil, has been awarded a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. He’ll use the fellowship to research a book that will examine the aesthetics and natural resources of instrument-making using Brazilian woods.