Waging Peace through Text & Music

Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 4:15pm

Bernhard Music Center, 30 54 Chapin Hall Dr, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, USA

Waging Peace through Text & MusicClass of 1960 lecturer Prof. Robert Kyr of the University or Oregon Robert Kyr, gives a talk about his music, titled "Waging Peace through Text & Music," on Thursday 11/1 at 4:15 in Bernhard Rm 30. The talk explores peacemaking through music using examples from several of his projects: Symphony No. 10 ("Ah Nagasaki: Ashes into Light"); "A Time for Life" (An Environmental Oratorio); "A Vision of Peace" (A Community Response to 9/11); and "Waging Peace" (Facing Violence in the Cities). Kyr is especially interested in the relation of music to peace-making and the environment ("living in harmony with nature").

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lecture/seminar/presentation, Arts at Williams

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Music

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