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PAN-ASIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL - Symposium: Arts and Music from Tibet

This symposium will feature musicians and scholars from Tibet. Professor Jiayong Qunpei of China's Minzu (Minority Nationalities) University will discuss music from Tibet, especially the Tibetan opera tradition. Reshi Tsering Tan, a popular and well-respected Tibetan recording artist, will share his experience as founder of the Shangri-La Folk Music Preservation Association (SFMPA). SFMPA is a non-profit organization devoted to making field recordings of traditional Tibetan music, especially fast-vanishing religious music. Select Tibetan musicians from the Tibetan Opera and Music Troupe of Qinghai Regong will demonstrate various types of Tibetan traditional and monastic music. | Lunch will be served.

Details

When:

Saturday, February 22, 2014. 11:00 AM

Where:

Studio at Bing Concert Hall

Sponsor:

Co-sponsored by the Department of Music with the Shangri-La Folk Music Preservation Association (SFMPA).
wkeats@stanford.edu

Admission:

Free, but registration is required (see "more information" link).