Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents Sounds of the South symposium

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Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents Sounds of the South symposium

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sounds of the South is a symposium focused on the evolving historical and contemporary music of the American South. The symposium features lectures by renowned historians, ethnomusicologists, musicians, and Southbound photographers, with presentations on subjects ranging from praise-house history to songwriting to photographing traditional musicians in Appalachia. Free admission!

Dr. Karen Chandler | Bin Yah: Jazz Influences in Gullah Culture | 10:00 AM

Rachel Boillot | Silent Ballad: Time Sings in the Cumberland Plateau | 10:30 AM

Jake Xerxes Fussell | Out of this World: Hearing & Reconsidering Southern Soundscapes | 11:00 AM

Bill Carson | Moving Star Hall: A Personal Journey | 11:30 AM

Lunch Break | 12:30 – 1:00 PM

Dr. Bill Ferris | Voices of Mississippi | 1:30 PM

Bill Steber | Stones in my Pathway: Blues Culture in Mississippi | 2:30 PM

Lisa Elmaleh | American Folk | 3:00 PM

Cary Ann Hearst | The Dynamics of the Modern South Idiom in the Opinion of One Songwriter | 3:30 PM

Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art presents Sounds of the South symposium

Venue

Albert Simons Center Recital Hall
54 St. Phillip Street
Charleston , SC 29401 United States
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