We are very excited to co-sponsoring an event with the ensemble Cuatro Puntos this week! This Wednesday at 12:20-1:10 pm, Dr. Sadie Harrison will be giving a public lecture entitled “Nearer to truth than words: musical identity and womanhood in Afghanistan (1970-2015).” The talk will be held at:
University of Connecticut, Storrs campus
Von Der Mehden Recital Hall
875 Coventry Road, Unit 1128, Storrs CT 06269
Click here for directions
For more details, visit Cuatro Puntos’s page for this event. You can learn more about Dr. Sadie Harrison at www.sadieharrisoncomposer.co.uk.
One week from tonight, Wednesday March 6th, the 2013 Festival Guest Composer Hilary Tann we speaking at the Hartt School’s Composer’s Seminar. These lectures are fun and exciting and FREE! If you are at all interested in her music or her compositional approach and style, this will be a fun and rewarding hour of discussion. For more info visit http://womencomposersfestivalhartford.com/?page_id=530
Afterwards, you can head over to the Charter Oak Cultural Center for the Local Composers Concert. The unifying theme of the concert is that all of the composers are from the greater Tri-State/New York areas. However, the pieces are extremely varied in style and instrumentation. For more info visit http://womencomposersfestivalhartford.com/?page_id=352
So come check out an evening of exploration and discussion, and a concert of diverse music supporting local women.