Sounds of Silk: Traditional Music from Afghanistan


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  • Qais Essar

Expand your horizons or reconnect with your roots during this performance and presentation covering the classical music of Afghanistan. Renowned musician Qais Essar and his ensemble will demonstrate the soothing sounds of the rabab, an Afghan lute-like instrument. The music will punctuate a lecture and discussion from an impressive panel of musicologists, including Mr. Essar, musician/composer/scholar and Eastern music expert Dr. Lloyd Miller, and choreographer/musician/professor Katherine St. John.

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Location: Marmalade Branch

Contact Information: 801-594-8680