Past Event

Song Cycle "Voices Lost in Industrial Winds": a performance and talk with Maria Christine M. Muyco -- Asian Music Humanities Lecture Series

April 17, 2024
6:10 PM - 7:25 PM
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2960 Broadway, Room 620, Dodge Hall, New York, NY 10027

Song Cycle "Voices Lost in Industrial Winds": a performance and talk with Maria Christine M. Muyco -- Asian Music Humanities Lecture Series

Wednesday April 17th, 2024 from 6:10pm-7:25pm
2960 Broadway, Room 620, Dodge Hall, New York, NY 10027

The Asian Music Humanities Lecture series presents a performance of Song Cycle “Voices Lost in Industrial Winds,” which will be followed by a talk with composer Dr. Maria Christine M. Muyco. This event is free and open to all Columbia affiliates.

Please email Noah Rosen ([email protected]) for more information or if you have any questions.

Maria Christine M. Muyco (Asian Cultural Council fellow) is a professor of the University of the Philippines-College of Music, with studies at the University of the Philippines-Diliman (Ph.D. Philippine Studies, University of the Philippines); Alternate Studies in Ethnomusicology and Dance Theory at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); M.Mus. Music Composition, University of British Columbia; B.M. Composition, University of the Philippines-Diliman; and AB Humanities, University of the Philippines-Visayas). Besides the 2023-2024 Asian Cultural Council Fellowship (NY and ASEAN), she also received the 2022 Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Fellowship (Italy), 2016 Fulbright Foundation senior scholarship, and the 2016 Japan Foundation Asia Center (JFAC). Her publications include SIBOD: Ideology and Expressivity in Binanog Dance, Music, and Folkways of the Panay Bukidnon, Ateneo Press, The Philippines’ National Book Award (finalist 2017); “Visual Depictions and Ponderings: Sinday-Muro and Other Beings of Panay Cosmology”, Humanities Diliman Journal, vol. 21, no. 1, July-Dec. 2023, U.P. Press; “Mumunting Tinig, New Works for Children’s Choral Pieces, NCCA, 2015, etc. Currently, she heads/coordinates the Graduate Studies Program of the UP College of Music. She is founder/president of the “Bayi” (women composers of the Philippines) and the Balay Patawili, Inc., a non-profit initiative for cultural activities of Panay indigenous people in the Philippines.

Performers: Nicole Eliev (soprano) and Yuk Shing Tang (pianist)