Documenting Asian American Community Music Ensembles: An Initiative of the Music of Asian America Research Center
- 60 mins
Nov 10 • 10-11am
University of Pennsylvania, Irvine Building, Cafe 58
Panel: Eric Hung, Victoria Huynh, Joe X. Jiang
For many decades, Asian Americans have founded and joined community music ensembles to preserve ancestral cultures, adapt to life in the United States, create space in local music ecosystems and racial landscapes, and even reject elements of homeland cultures. MAARC is currently working to document 70 of these ensembles. We will be discussing our early findings in this presentation.