Free For All
GALLERY HOURS (during exhibitions)
Monday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm
Open until 7pm on Thursdays

SOUNDS OF THE SOUTH MUSIC SYMPOSIUM

Saturday, November 10, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Simons Center for the Arts, Recital Hall

Sounds of the South is a symposium focused on the evolving historical and contemporary music of the American South. The symposium features lectures by renowned folklorists, historians, ethnomusicologists, musicians, and Southbound photographers, with presentations on subjects ranging from praise-house history to songwriting to photographing traditional musicians in Appalachia. 

 

Dr. Karen Chandler |Bin Yah: Jazz Influences in Gullah Culture | 10:00 AM

Rachel BoillotSilent Ballad: Time Sings in the Cumberland Plateau | 10:30 AM

Jake Xerxes FussellOut of this World: Hearing & Reconsidering Southern Soundscapes | 11:00 AM

Bill CarsonMoving Star Hall: A Personal Journey | 11:30 AM

Lunch Break | 12:00 – 1:30 PM

Dr. Bill Ferris | Voices of Mississippi | 1:30 PM

Bill SteberStones in my Pathway: Blues Culture in Mississippi | 2:30 PM

Lisa Elmaleh | American Folk | 3:00 PM

Cary Ann Hearst | The Dynamics of the Modern Southern Idiom in the Opinion of One Songwriter | 3:30 PM

SOUNDS OF THE SOUTH MUSIC SYMPOSIUM

Saturday, November 10, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Simons Center for the Arts, Recital Hall
Free For All
GALLERY HOURS (during exhibitions)
Monday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm
Open until 7pm on Thursdays
843.953.4422


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