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Percussions de Strasbourg
Europe's leading percussion ensemble makes a stop at Meany Theater February 19 on a West Coast Tour commemorating the group's 50th anniversary.  Read more about this concert.
Julia Tai
School of Music alumni Julia Tai and Jeremy Jolley are giving Seattle music lovers a warm welcome to contemporary classical music with their newly formed ensemble, The Seattle Modern Orchestra (appearing at UW's Meany Theater on Friday, May 13). Learn more about the group and its co-conductors in a recent interview in the Seattle Times.
Jocelyne Guilbault
A February 4 lecture and seminar by Jocelyne Guilbault, Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of California, Berkeley, is the next event in the School's Performing Ethnomusicology Series, running through Winter Quarter 2011. A lecture and seminar by Antonio Garcia de Leon, originally scheduled for January 29, has been rescheduled for February 25. The series of lectures, seminars, concerts and workshops organized by the school's Ethnomusicology division focuses on musical traditions... Read more
Michael Partington
Faculty guitarist Michael Partington makes his Seattle Opera debut this week as a wandering minstrel accompanying Count Almaviva in the first scene of Barber of Seville. Read on for an indepth interview with Partington up now on the Seattle Opera Blog.
Homayun Sakhi
A concert and demonstration by renowned Afghan rabab player Homayun Sakhi at the School of Music on January 21 is the next event in the School's Performing Ethnomusicology Series, running through Winter Quarter 2011. The series of lectures, seminars, concerts and workshops organized by the school's Ethnomusicology division focuses on musical traditions from around the world and is bringing to the University of Washington campus leading scholars and performers in those genres. Homayun Sakhi was... Read more

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