Music of Ireland by The Gallowglass Collective

Feb 19, 2018 to Feb 19, 2018

Playing at J. Dayton Smith Recital Hall
SDSU Music Building 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182

San Diego State University School of Music and Dance presents Music of Ireland by The Gallowglass Collective, part of SDSU's World Music Series Spring 2018
Named for the Scottish Norse-Gaelic warrior clans that settled in Ireland, The Gallowglass Collective presents Irish traditional music and dance. Pete Polansky plays fiddle, mandolin and Irish tenor banjo, Ben Jaber performs on uilleann pipes, wooden flute, and tin whistle, and Michael Prine Jr. performs foot percussion and Irish sean-nós (old style) step dance.

The World Music program in the School of Music and Dance has a long and rich history at SDSU. With the increasing importance of cultural awareness and understanding, the world music ensembles offer students a meaningful musical opportunity to engage in the artistic, social, and historical contexts of contemporary, non-western cultures. Children, 17 and under, are free with ticket distribution at the box office while supply lasts.

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General admission seating. For travel, parking and MTS information, please visit: music.sdsu.edu.

World Music Concert Series

02-05: West African Music with Sene Africa

02-12: Music of Iran by Dornob

02-19: Music of Ireland by the Gallowglass Collective

02-26: South Indian Music and Dance by the Arpana Dance Company

03-05: Flamenco by La Chimi and Friends

03-19: Bluegrass and American by Gone Tomorrow

04-02: Music of Zimbabwe with Zimbeat

04-09: Music of China by The Pacific Trio

04-23: Afro-Cuban Folkloric Jazz by Los Hermanos Arango

04-30: Javanese Music and Dance by the SDSU Javanese Gamelan

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