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Sunday, December 6, 2020

Recovering the Art of Eustasio Rosales

Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free & Open to the Public
Composer Eustasio Rosales

"Recovering the Art of Eustasio Rosales" is unique, interactive livestream documentary and music event celebrating the life and music of Eustasio Rosales, "Chicago's first Hispanic composer." The event will start with a screening of "The Way to Andina" by Rosales great-grandson, filmmaker Arlen Parsa, a multi-award-winning funny documentary about Rosales and the journey to rediscover ... Read more

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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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SRDMH (Haitian Music Society) Roundtable Discussion

Friday, February 26, 2021 at 1:00 am - 3:00 pm

From the Société de recherche et de diffusion de la musique haïtienne (SRDMH): "The Observatoire interdisciplinaire de création et de recherche en musique (OICRM) and the Société de recherche et de diffusion de la musique haïtienne (SRDMH) invite you to a virtual panel on Friday, February 26th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time, ... 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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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Cambodian Day of Remembrance: Stories and Music for Healing

Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Crossing Borders Music and National Cambodian Heritage Museum Facebook and YouTube livestream
Free & Open to the Public

Cambodian Day of Remembrance commemorates those who lost their lives in the genocide while celebrating the resilience of Cambodian people. Celena Chin, Saroth Loeuk, and Pich Houy share stories from their remarkable journeys from their childhood in Cambodia, their surviving the Cambodian Genocide, and their taking refuge and building new lives abroad, while singing songs ... Read more

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Sunday, May 9, 2021

Mother’s Day Concert

Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Free & Open to the Public

Join us for a Mother's Day celebration including music by Odaline de la Martinez, Teresa Carreño, Parisa Sabet, and Florence Price! The program will be shared on the Crossing Borders Music Facebook and YouTube channels. The program includes late 19th/early 20th century Venezuelan composer Teresa Carreño's String Quartet, and the "Mi Teresita" waltz she wrote ... Read more

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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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Sunday, June 6, 2021

Recovering the Art of Eustasio Rosales

Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Crossing Borders Music Facebook and YouTube livestream
Free & Open to the Public
Composer Eustasio Rosales

Be among the first living people to hear the rediscovered music of Eustasio Rosales, known as “Chicago’s first Hispanic composer!" Eustasio Rosales (1875-1934) was a Colombian immigrant who came to Chicago seeking a better life. His music was celebrated in his lifetime, including in performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. After his death, though, his ... Read more

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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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