Category Archives: Ethnomusicology

What Our Grads Are Up To: Body Empathy & Touring On The Sly

From leading Body Empathy writing workshops in San Francisco to touring with drummers and a Ghana dance troupe through the Rockies, our graduates are rocking the real world. On Nov. 13, Jen Cross, IMA-TLA who focused on erotic writing as … Continue reading

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Music on the Sly: Griffin Brady Unplugged

>Sometimes the best art comes to us on the sly. So what better way to to enjoy the summer than to chill to some new versions of oldies, particularly when they include astonishing drumming. Griffin Brady, who’s going to graduate … Continue reading

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Residency Workshops: A Sampling

As the fall 2009 residency approaches — Aug. 7-14 — so do a charm of fascinating workshops. Here’s a sampling of what will be offered at the residency, and what kinds of workshops in general are offered (including everything from … Continue reading

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Taina Asili: Writing, Singing and Facilitating Toward Home

>Taina Asili was already a songwriter, artist, writer, activist and workshop leader when she started in IMA’s Transformative Language Arts concentration. Through her studies of the power of singing, storytelling and writing to help people resist post-colonial oppression, particularly in … Continue reading

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Awakening Through Pilgrimage: Angela Mullins

>Angela Mullins, an accomplished flutist who has performed and taught around the country, came to Goddard with a yearning to go on a pilgrimage – a sacred journey to a site of religious and spiritual significance. So she set out … Continue reading

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Lorraine Hammond: Bringing the Song Back to the Source

>Lorraine Hammond – a well-known folksinger and songwriter with decades of experience performing and teaching Americana roots and folk music – came to the IMA program to study traditional music in her homeland, the Northern Appalachian region. “I grew up … Continue reading

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