The School of Music will host the LUA Project at the Frank Center (University Drive / Parking Lot G) for an afternoon of discussions on March 3 (Thu) followed by a performance on March 4 (Fri). The music of the LUA Project is inspired by Son Mexicano, Appalachian song forms, Jewish and Eastern European tonalities, baroque melodic ideas, and Scotch-Irish narrative storytelling approaches.
The Thursday afternoon schedule: Discussion & demonstration of the group’s musical concept at 12:30 (Shipley Recital Hall); Discussion of the songwriting & composition process at 2:00 (Shipley); Discussion & performance of Appalachian fiddle tradition, Irish music, Polka, Tango, and Tejano music and the textural context for arrangements at 2:00 (Rehearsal Hall 166). The Friday evening performance begins 7:30 in the Frank Center Theater.
Admission to the Thursday activities is free; Tickets to the Friday performance are $15 ($10 for SU students, alumni, faculty, staff, seniors and under 18). Purchase online at Shepherd.edu/music (calendar-of-concerts). Information about LUA Project at LUAProject.org.By Staff Contributor