Gaurin Gonzalez
Nov 21, 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Powell Campus Center, Nevins Theater
Lecture or Speaker

Bergren Forum - Back to the Roots

Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez (Violin) & Nilko Andreas Guarin (Guitar)

Bergren Forum - Back to the Roots

Blanca Cecilia Gonzalez (Violin) and Nilko Andreas Guarin (Guitar), will take you on a musical journey, where you will experience a taste of Latin-American and European folk music. The duo will share their knowledge of how traditional music has been an important influence and source of inspiration throughout the years and how the folkloric element has influenced the development of classical music.

Coming from Latin-America, the New York City based the duo will lead an interactive presentation that will focus on the exploration of sounds, rhythms, and melodies hailing from the Andes region in South America, as well as finding linear connections with other parts of the world with similar musical history. They will explore all of these musical elements with their violin and guitar, as well as their voices. The human voice and poetry, as well as instruments such as these are timeless and universal and play an important role in the evolution of our humanity.

Some of the composers include: A. Piazzolla, (Argentina) B. Bartok, (Hungary) N. Paganini, (Italy) Jose A. Morales, Fulgencio Garcia, Nilko A. Guarin, (Columbia)

The Bergren Forum sponsored by the Division of Human Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Provost's Office will be meeting at 12:10 PM on Thursdays in the Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center.

Bring a brown bag lunch, coffee and tea will be provided.