Conference Announcement: Thinking Music and Sound in Latin America and the Caribbean (Feb. 7-9)

Event Location: 
Room 1512, International Affairs Building 420 West 118th Street
Event Location: 
Concerts at Diana Center (Marcelo Peralta, 2/7) and Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater (Lucia Pulido, 2/9)
Event Contact: 
Prof. Ochoa (
Admission Charge: 
All events Free and Open to the Public
Event Sponsors: 
Center for Ethnomusicology

Thinking Music and Sound in Latin America and the Caribbean

A conference organized by The Center for Ethnomusicology and the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Institute of Latin American Studies 

Keynote addresses by:
Mesías Maiguashca (Independent composer, Ecuador&Germany)
Ticio Escobar (Centro de Arts Visual, Museo del Barro, Paraguay)

Inaugural Concert (February 7, 8:00 pm) 
Marcelo Peralta, Saxophone and Marcelo Peralta Trio

Glicker-Milstein Theatre
LL2 Diana Center, Barnard College
3009 Broadway

Conference:  February 8 and 9,  9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Room 1512, International Affairs Building  (IAB)
420 West 118th Street, 15th Floor

Closing Concert (
February 9, 7.30 pm)
Lucía Pulido
Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street

Click here to download the complete final conference program (PDF)

Click each poster image to see a larger version or download attached PDFs at links below.

Conference Program

Lucia Pulido Concert Poster
Marcel Peralta Poster

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