PMC Lecture: Relationships among musicians, their instruments and communities
October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
RELATIONSHIPS AMONG MUSICIANS, THEIR INSTRUMENTS AND COMMUNITIES: INSIGHTS FROM THE BUSOGA TRUMPETS MUSIC REVITALIZATION PROJECT IN UGANDA
James Isabirye, lecturer of music and drama, Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda
Dr. Isabirye’s research interests include indigenous models of music education, and the revival of indigenous musical practices. He has worked with communities in the Busoga Kingdom of Uganda to revive Bigwala (gourd trumpet ensemble) music and dance, as well as the Entenga royal drums of the Buganda Kingdom.