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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

What Makes Music Special? Part 1: Windows and Mirrors

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free for Students and Teachers

What makes your favorite music “special”? Is it the music itself? The memory of when you first heard it? The context in which you hear it? How do our personal backgrounds affect how we hear music? How can music help us relate to others? This unique program, filled with “special” music from Colombia, Haiti, Scotland, ... Read more

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Soulful Haiti: Beyond the Headlines

Monday, February 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$5

Crossing Borders Music Cellist Tom Clowes will join Haitian-born violinist and composer Jean (Rudy) Perrault in conversations about, and performances of, solo works by Haitian composers. The event will explore the complex beauty, culture, and history of Haiti through its music and musicians. The event is sponsored by Northwoods Strings and will include interaction with ... Read more

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

What Makes Music Special? Part 2: Music and Context

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free for Students and Teachers

What makes your favorite music “special”? Is it the music itself? The memory of when you first heard it? The context in which you hear it? How do our personal backgrounds affect how we hear music? How can music help us relate to others? This unique program, filled with “special” music from Cambodia, Taiwan, Colombia, ... Read more

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Stories and Music Around the World: Part 1

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online, https://streamablelearning.com/ + Google Map
Free for Students and Teachers

Crossing Borders Music shares stories and chamber music by composers from around the world! Learn about the fundamentals of music, and then how hear composers from diverse backgrounds use them to tell their stories! This event is part of a weekly series of online music programs for K-12 students and teachers with the Chicago Youth ... Read more

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Stories and Music Around the World: Part 2

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online, https://streamablelearning.com/ + Google Map
Free for Students and Teachers

Crossing Borders Music shares stories and chamber music by composers from around the world! Learn about the fundamentals of music, and then how hear composers from diverse backgrounds use them to tell their stories! This event is part of a weekly series of online music programs for K-12 students and teachers with the Chicago Youth ... Read more

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