International Instruments at Ethnomusicology Conference

Lily Lung '02 playis a pipa, a Chinese string instrument, during the Annual Meeting for the Society for Ethnomusicology held at Wesleyan Oct. 25-28.

Emily Pinkerton plays a 25-string Chilean guitarron during the Annual Meeting for the Society for Ethnomusicology held at Wesleyan Oct. 25-28.

Eliot Bates of the University of Maryland plays an oud, a Middle-eastern instrument.

Eliot Bates MA '97, a visiting professor at the University of Maryland, plays an 'ud, a Middle-eastern instrument. More than 700 academic researchers, students, musicians and administrators gathered at the conference to discuss music and its influence.

 

Jeff Jones and Shannon Dudley perform on steel pans.

Jeff Jones and Shannon Dudley perform on steel pans.

 

Gleide Cambria, a dancer from Brazil who is currently Gleide Cambria, a dancer from Brazil currently residing in Middletown, leads an Afro-Brazilian dance during the conference. (Photos by Bill Burkhart)

Gleide Cambria, a dancer from Brazil currently residing in Middletown, leads an Afro-Brazilian dance during the conference. (Photos by Bill Burkhart)

The Ethnomusicology Conference also was featured in the Oct. 6 Wesleyan Connection.