24.03.2017, 1.10pm. Aula Maxima, UCC
23.04.2017, 11am, O'Riada Hall 'Singing Ideas: Orality, Performance, Politics and the Songs of Máire Bhuí'
UCC's Department of Music is committed to the cultivation -- through creativity in teaching, research, composition and performance -- of a dynamic learning community dedicated to an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural understanding of music. The Department has long been known as a centre of excellence for both the study and the practice of music. Since the 1980s it has undergone expansion and modernization in several important respects: the broadening of its undergraduate curriculum to encompass potentially all types of music as objects of study; the adoption of an approach to teaching and learning that is not narrowly vocational but which provides students with eminently practical experience of scholarship and creativity (composition and performance); and the expansion of postgraduate studies. Today the Department is more active, delivering many more programmes and public events, than at any time in its history.
“A colorful, sometimes violent and revelatory listening experience that infuses modern aesthetics with the spirit of the ancient.” John Morrison (Jazz Right Now).
FUAIM and UCC Music Department are excited to be presenting a performance and workshop by Sirene 1009. With funding from the Arts Council of Ireland, the ensemble makes their Cork debut with a free concert at 1:10pm on Friday, 7 April 2017 at the Aula Maxima, UCC.