NC State explores how music can help Haiti recover

April 11, 2011
By Bill Krueger

Scholars and musicians will join forces at NC State on Tuesday night to discuss the roles that music can play in rebuilding Haiti in the the wake of the earthquake in 2010.

The event, part of the Price Music Center Lecture Series, is open to the public. Tickets are $10 for members of the public and $8 for senior citizens and NC State faculty and staff. The event is from 7-9 p.m. in the Talley Ballroom.

Scheduled speakers include Michael Largey, a professor of ethnomusicology at Michigan State University and a leading scholar on Haitian music; Janet Anthony, a cellist and music professor at Lawrence University who has spent more than 20 years teaching music in Haiti; and Johnathan Kramer, an NC State professor and ethnomusicologist.

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