Irish traditional music session

Event Information
Event Date: 
July 30, 2014 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Venue: 
Dublin O'Neils
Address: 
301 N. Neil Street, Champaign
Description: 

Champaign-Urbana's longest-running weekly Irish traditional music session, led by Jake Schumacher and hosted by O'Neil's.

The session focuses on the traditional dance music of Ireland--jigs, reels, hornpipes, waltzes and much more--played on authentic Irish instruments including fiddle, button accordion, concertina, pipes and tenor banjo. Throughout the evening occasional songs are sung, stories are told, and often dancing starts during the second hour (sets, polkas and waltzes). Visiting musicians from throughout the US and the world will occasionally stop by for a few tunes.

Musicians with some experience in playing Irish music are welcome, and those with an interest in learning to play Irish music are encouraged to come and listen, as well as all who enjoy Irish and Irish-American culture, music, food and drink. For more information, contact Jake Schumacher at boscapod@gmail.com.

Irish traditional music session

Event Information
Event Date: 
August 6, 2014 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Venue: 
Dublin O'Neils
Address: 
301 N. Neil Street, Champaign
Description: 

Champaign-Urbana's longest-running weekly Irish traditional music session, led by Jake Schumacher and hosted by O'Neil's.

The session focuses on the traditional dance music of Ireland--jigs, reels, hornpipes, waltzes and much more--played on authentic Irish instruments including fiddle, button accordion, concertina, pipes and tenor banjo. Throughout the evening occasional songs are sung, stories are told, and often dancing starts during the second hour (sets, polkas and waltzes). Visiting musicians from throughout the US and the world will occasionally stop by for a few tunes.

Musicians with some experience in playing Irish music are welcome, and those with an interest in learning to play Irish music are encouraged to come and listen, as well as all who enjoy Irish and Irish-American culture, music, food and drink. For more information, contact Jake Schumacher at boscapod@gmail.com.

Irish traditional music session

Event Information
Event Date: 
August 13, 2014 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Venue: 
Dublin O'Neils
Address: 
301 N. Neil Street, Champaign
Description: 

Champaign-Urbana's longest-running weekly Irish traditional music session, led by Jake Schumacher and hosted by O'Neil's.

The session focuses on the traditional dance music of Ireland--jigs, reels, hornpipes, waltzes and much more--played on authentic Irish instruments including fiddle, button accordion, concertina, pipes and tenor banjo. Throughout the evening occasional songs are sung, stories are told, and often dancing starts during the second hour (sets, polkas and waltzes). Visiting musicians from throughout the US and the world will occasionally stop by for a few tunes.

Musicians with some experience in playing Irish music are welcome, and those with an interest in learning to play Irish music are encouraged to come and listen, as well as all who enjoy Irish and Irish-American culture, music, food and drink. For more information, contact Jake Schumacher at boscapod@gmail.com.

Irish traditional music session

Event Information
Event Date: 
August 20, 2014 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Venue: 
Dublin O'Neils
Address: 
301 N. Neil Street, Champaign
Description: 

Champaign-Urbana's longest-running weekly Irish traditional music session, led by Jake Schumacher and hosted by O'Neil's.

The session focuses on the traditional dance music of Ireland--jigs, reels, hornpipes, waltzes and much more--played on authentic Irish instruments including fiddle, button accordion, concertina, pipes and tenor banjo. Throughout the evening occasional songs are sung, stories are told, and often dancing starts during the second hour (sets, polkas and waltzes). Visiting musicians from throughout the US and the world will occasionally stop by for a few tunes.

Musicians with some experience in playing Irish music are welcome, and those with an interest in learning to play Irish music are encouraged to come and listen, as well as all who enjoy Irish and Irish-American culture, music, food and drink. For more information, contact Jake Schumacher at boscapod@gmail.com.

Irish traditional music session

Event Information
Event Date: 
August 27, 2014 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Venue: 
Dublin O'Neils
Address: 
301 N. Neil Street, Champaign
Description: 

Champaign-Urbana's longest-running weekly Irish traditional music session, led by Jake Schumacher and hosted by O'Neil's.

The session focuses on the traditional dance music of Ireland--jigs, reels, hornpipes, waltzes and much more--played on authentic Irish instruments including fiddle, button accordion, concertina, pipes and tenor banjo. Throughout the evening occasional songs are sung, stories are told, and often dancing starts during the second hour (sets, polkas and waltzes). Visiting musicians from throughout the US and the world will occasionally stop by for a few tunes.

Musicians with some experience in playing Irish music are welcome, and those with an interest in learning to play Irish music are encouraged to come and listen, as well as all who enjoy Irish and Irish-American culture, music, food and drink. For more information, contact Jake Schumacher at boscapod@gmail.com.

Irish traditional music session

Event Information
Event Date: 
June 4, 2014 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Venue: 
Dublin O'Neils
Address: 
301 N. Neil Street, Champaign
Description: 

Champaign-Urbana's longest-running weekly Irish traditional music session, led by Jake Schumacher and hosted by O'Neil's.

The session focuses on the traditional dance music of Ireland--jigs, reels, hornpipes, waltzes and much more--played on authentic Irish instruments including fiddle, button accordion, concertina, pipes and tenor banjo. Throughout the evening occasional songs are sung, stories are told, and often dancing starts during the second hour (sets, polkas and waltzes). Visiting musicians from throughout the US and the world will occasionally stop by for a few tunes.

Musicians with some experience in playing Irish music are welcome, and those with an interest in learning to play Irish music are encouraged to come and listen, as well as all who enjoy Irish and Irish-American culture, music, food and drink. For more information, contact Jake Schumacher at boscapod@gmail.com.

ISAMS CONFERENCE: ACTIVIST TRANSFORMATIONS/ TRANSFORMING ACTIVISM

Event Information
Event Date: 
April 27, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:30pm
Venue: 
Levis Faculty Center
Address: 
919 W Illinois St, Urbana, IL 61801
Description: 

ACTIVIST TRANSFORMATIONS/ TRANSFORMING ACTIVISM

Illinois Student Association of Music Scholars (ISAMS) First Interdisciplinary Conference

Friday April 25

Smith 25, Smith Memorial Hall
Free and Open to the Public

6:30 pm
Welcome by Dr. Jeffrey Magee, Director of the University of Illinois School of Music and Professor of Music and Theatre

6:35 pm
Introduction by Megan Woller, President of ISAMS

6:35 pm Keynote:
Ethnomusicology and Advocacy Research: Ukraine as Case Study
Dr. Adriana Helbig, Assistant Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh

Funded by:
The Student Organization Research Fee

Saturday April 26

Music Room, Levis Faculty Center

8:30 am
Registration and Coffee

9:00 am
Panel 1: Composer as Activist
Chair: Professor Stephen Taylor, Associate Professor of
Composition-Theory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Feminism as Nationalism?: A Critical Perspective on Dame Ethel Smyth
Trevor Nelson, Michigan State University

An Inescapable Sermon: Expressions of Spirituality and Nationality in Ralph
Vaughan Williams’s A Song of Thanksgiving (1944)
Emily Wuchner, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Variation with a Point: Social Critique in Frederic Rzewski’s Polytonal Works
Bree Guerra, University of Texas-Pan American

10:30 am
Coffee Break

10:45 am
Panel 2: Social Activism and Performance
Chair: Dr. Michael Silvers, Assistant Professor of Musicology,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye”: Music, Spectacle and the Execution of John Wayne Gacy
Michael Siletti, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“I want to be normal”: representations of gender and sexuality in the music of the
former Yugoslavia
Laura Jorgensen, University of Texas at Austin

(En)voicing Pluralism: Janelle Monáe’s Cyber-vocalities
Christopher Nickell, New York University

12:15 pm
Lunch Break (provided)

1:30 pm
Film Screening and Discussion:
WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971), Directed by Dušan
Makavejev
Introduced by Steve Wilson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dinner on your own

7:30 pm
optional
Concert: Balkanalia
“Zbogom Selo: Songs of Farewell, Dances of Joy”
Recital Hall, Smith Memorial Hall
Free and Open to the Public

Sunday, April 27

Music Room, Levis Faculty Center

9:00 am
Coffee

9:30 am
Panel 3: Space and Identity
Chair: Lillie Gordon, Visiting Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Staging the Revolution: Live Music and Social Change in “Post”-Revolutionary Egypt
Darci Sprengel, University of California, Los Angeles

Digital Activism and Expressive Culture in the Syrian Revolution
Maria Trogolo, Indiana University

Queering the Harp: Reorienting Social Space in Midwestern Sacred Harp Singing
Jonathon Smith, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

11:00 am
Concluding Roundtable Discussion
Moderated by Dr. Adriana Helbig, Assistant Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh

Admission: 
free admission
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CLACS LECTURE SERIES: Echoes of Violence: Postmemory and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru

Event Information
Event Date: 
April 24, 2014 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
101 International Studies Building
Address: 
910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
Description: 

Jonathan Ritter (University of California, Riverside “ Echoes of Violence: Postmemory and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru”

CLACS LECTURE SERIES take place in an informal, friendly, and supportive setting where you share any selected aspect of your academic research with graduate and undergraduate students and faculty. Our aim is not only to promote students but also to involve faculty to participate and share their work.

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CLACS LECTURE SERIES: Singing about Drought in Northeastern Brazil

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Event Date: 
April 17, 2014 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
101 International Studies Bldg
Address: 
910 S. Fifth St. Champaign
Description: 

Mike Silver (Illinois) “Singing about Drought in Northeastern Brazil”

CLACS LECTURE SERIES take place in an informal, friendly, and supportive setting where you share any selected aspect of your academic research with graduate and undergraduate students and faculty. Our aim is not only to promote students but also to involve faculty to participate and share their work.

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Samuel Araujo Lecture: Cold War Politics and the Arts in Brazil

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Event Date: 
March 19, 2014 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
Lucy Ellis Lounge
Address: 
707 South Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
Description: 

Lemann Lecture Series: Cold War Politics and the Arts in Brazil: Reappraising Guerra-Peixe's Empirical Research on Northeastern Traditional Music (1950-1952)

Samuel Araujo, Ethnomusicology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Tinker Fellow, University of Chicago, and UI alumnus

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