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University Forum: Evolution of the Xylophone and Marimba

When: May. 8, 2013, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Campus Location: Marjorie Barrick Museum / Harry Reid Center
Office/Remote Location: Auditorium

Join the College of Liberal Arts in the University Forum Lecture, "Evolution of the Xylophone and Marimba Band in the United States" a talk by Timothy Jones, assistant professor, Percussion Studies, UNLV.

As we look at the history of the xylophone we will learn of the significant pairing to the westernized marimba that is renowned today for its beautiful resonance and adaptability to many musical situations.  There will be some lively music through: rare footage, lecture presentation and live performance examples by the Ragtime Rebels.

Admission Information: 

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information: 

Name: Phyllis Thompson
Office: College of Liberal Arts
Phone: 702-895-3401
E-mail: liberalarts@unlv.edu


Event Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office

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