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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
Craig Sheppard
When piano professor Craig Sheppard takes the stage for his Feb. 9 recital at Meany Theater, few in the audience will be aware of the immense amount of preparation that goes into such a performance. Learn more in the fall issue of Arts and Sciences Perspectives, in which faculty artists Sheppard, Melia Watras, and Cuong Vu share how they prepare for major public performances.  Read more in A&S Perspectives.
Gil Shaham
Critically acclaimed violinist and 2008 Avery Fisher Prize winner Gil Shaham leads a master class with UW string students on Friday, January 7, 3:30 p.m. in Brechemin Auditorium. Students performing for Shaham include Jae-In Shin and Sol Im, violin, and the UW Quantum String Quartet (violinists Kouki Tanaka and Meeae Hong, violist David Colmenares, and cellist Natalie Hall). Admission to the master class is free and open to the public. Shaham will be in Seattle to perform Bela Bartok's Violin... Read more

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