In MUS107 Music in World Cultures, we go on a trip around the world through music. To prepare for it, we first learn the vocabulary of music, such as pitch, rhythm, texture, timbre (tone color) and musical instruments. We learn to appreciate different cultures through the lens of an ethnomusicologist — someone who studies music as part of people’s way of life. Understanding new listening experiences from the points of view of an ethnomusicologist, a music theorist, and musicologist can challenge and enrich the perspectives you’re used to. […]
Are you curious what it’s like to play the piano?
To play the piano with other pianists?
To learn how to play a new tune?
To get coaching on a piece you’ve been working on?
To see what a piano class is all about? […]
Your UHMC student ID card can qualify you for a discounted ticket to any number of concerts and events. The Maui Arts and Cultural Center (MACC) across from our main campus offers anyone who presents UHMC student card at the MACC box office the special price of $12 + booking fee $3 = $15 for a ticket for specific shows. TEDxMaui offers $75 instead of $100 for their all day 2014 conference. There are also free events such as the annual Ukelele Festival and Hawaii Youth Symphony tour.
The following list will be updated as and when necessary.
For those you who missed the full-house blast of Earth Day Jam in which we were joined by two members of the Boom Booms Band from Vancouver, the Chinese erhu player Hong Zhou, the Kihei-based singer songwriter Louise Lambert, and the violinist Wenlu Duffy, you won’t want to miss this!
We look forward to our final workshop and concert this the semester on Wednesday May 7th from 5 to 8 PM. We will begin with solo performances followed by intermission and then group playing. […]