Slavic and Eurasian Studies

The Best New-Old Music From Tuva

Mon, November 17, 2008 | UT Campus (various locations)


November 17-19, 2008
The University of Texas at Austin

Throat-singing workshop by Eliot Stone
Monday, November 17
10:00am - 11:00am in GAR 2.104
Learn the principals of Tuvan throat singing in this informal workshop given by Eliot Stone, UT graduate and throat singer. This is a remarkable technique for singing
multiple pitches at the same time. No prior experience necessary.


Public Concert followed by reception
Tuesday, November 18
7:00 pm in Avaya Auditorium
ACES building, 201 E. 24th (corner of Speedway)


Film screening: Genghis Blues
Wednesday, November 19
7:00pm in PAI 4.42
Painter Hall, 24th Street
The true story of a blind blues musician's journey to Tuva to compete in a national throat singing competition. This film won the 1999 Sundance Audience Award for a documentary and was also nominated for an Academy Award in 2000 in the Best Documentary Feature category.

ALASH will also perform at Austin Global Academy and will have
workshops in select ethnomusicology classes.

For more information, please visit the CREEES website at:
or contact the Outreach Coordinator, Allegra Azulay at: (512) 471-7782

This event will also be webcast. The following is link for the live webcast.

To view the webcast, click here for the necessary plug-in:

Sponsored by: CREEES, the Butler School of Music, and the University of Texas

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