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Musica: Fourth International Symposium on the Music of Africa Princeton University, Taplin Auditorium, March 2nd-3rd, 2012


The Department of Music at Princeton University will host the Fourth International Symposium on the
Music of Africa on Friday and Saturday March 2nd- 3rd 2012 in Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall. Directed
by Kofi Agawu, the two-day event will feature workshops and concerts of Yoruba drumming (led by
Yoruba Master Talking Drummer Bisi Adeleke) and Ewe drumming (led by Gideon Alorwoyie, Master
Drummer and High Priest of the Yewe Cult), a keynote address by Professor Karin Barber, Birmingham
University, UK, and lectures on the structure and meaning of a variety of African repertories by scholars
George Dor, Kofi Gbolonyo, Bode Omojola, Godfried Toussaint and Polo Vallejo. Events are free and
open to the public. To register, send an email to Michelle Horgan of Conference
and Event Services, Princeton University (tel. 609-258-6116)