Understanding Cultural Continuity in Korean Music

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Niles Gallery located in the Fine Arts Library
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In this lecture/workshop, Dr. Donna Lee Kwon will introduce Korean music and facilitate its understanding by focusing on its unique characteristics. She will discuss traditional folk genres such as p'ungmul drumming, p'ansori, and folksongs but also bring out cultural continuities in Korean popular music as well. Come prepared to sing, dance and tap the rhythms of Korean music. 

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The visiting South Korean teachers currently studying at UK are part of a long line of successful educational partnerships for the University’s Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) program. The experience for these teachers, however, is a bit different: they are the first to receive graduate credit by participating UK’s newly-formed master’s program in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL).

Korean Music and Culture Festival on Sunday

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