Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Symposium Symposium of Tuvan Throat Singers

Mon, April 2, 2007 | The April 5th concert is in the Utopia TheatreSchool of Social Work (SSW 2.106) 1925 San Jacinto

Monday, April 2, 2007
South Mall (at the George Washington Statue) 2:00-4:00pm
The workshop will include introduction to all core styles of throat singing (khoomei, sygyt, and kargyraa) and will discuss all the techniques in enough detail to help beginners get a strong base and thorough understanding of them.

Film Screening: Genghis Blues
Tuesday, April 3, 2007
CMA 3.124 5:00pm
The story of a blind musician's journey to the lost land of Tuva.

Performance: ALASH
Thursday, April 5, 2007
Utopia Theatre: School of Social Work, 8:00 pm
Alash members are graduates of the Kyzyl Arts College and students of Kongar-ool Ondar, the master throat singer and former member of the Tuvan parliament who is featured in the movie Genghis Blues. The muscians have been trained in traditional Tuvan music since childhood, but they also know and love western music.

For more information, please contact Eliot Stone at

Sponsored by: CREEES, School of Music

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