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STEM Café: Musical Bow Research and Creative Artistry in Africa and Brazil

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Name: STEM Café: Musical Bow Research and Creative Artistry in Africa and Brazil
Date: December 3, 2019
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CST
Event Description:
At this festive STEM Café, we’ll hear and learn about the berimbau, a musical bow or single-stringed percussion instrument, from Brazil. Percussionist, composer, teacher and researcher Gregory Beyer will share his knowledge of musical bows from Africa and Brazil, the mathematics behind tuning and the incredible possibilities for creative composition. We’ll also have a chance to play the instruments and experience the joy of learning something new. Speaker: Gregory Beyer, Professor and Head of Percussion Studies, NIU School of Music
Location:
Fatty's Pub & Grill 312 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115
Date/Time Information:
December 3, 2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Contact Information:
Judith Dymond jdymond@niu.edu 815-753-4751
Fees/Admission:
This event is free and open to the public. Food and drink will be available for purchase.
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