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American Jazz in the 1940s: Summerwind Seminar 2000

From: Christine D. de Catanzaro (libcdd)
Date: Mon May 22 2000 - 08:33:27 PDT

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    To Artsednet List Subscribers,

    Please read the following announcement concerning the third annual Summerwind Seminar at Georgia State University.

    Georgia State University announces SummerWind Seminar 2000, "American Jazz in the 1940s: Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning." This two-day workshop for K-12 educators offers an excellent series of lectures, discussions, and performances geared to the needs of teachers. One SDU is available for teachers.

    This year's seminar will take place on Thursday and Friday, June 22 and 23, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Georgia State University Student Center in downtown Atlanta. Featured guest faculty will be Marcia Dunscomb of Florida International University, one of the foremost pioneers in the field of teaching jazz and improvisation to young children, and Mark Gridley of Heidelberg College, a renowned jazz musician, educator, and author of Jazz Styles: History and Analysis. GSU jazz faculty Geoffrey Haydon and Gordon Vernick and Michelle Brattain of the GSU History Department will also present.

    The seminar will feature performances, and lectures and discussions on such topics as pre- and post-war American culture, jazz history, teaching jazz fundamentals, and jazz across the curriculum.

    The registration fee is $150 for registrations postmarked by June 1, 2000; after June 1 and on site, the fee is $180. The student rate is $85. For further information, visit our web site at, or call 404/651-3456.

    Christine de Catanzaro, Ph.D
    Popular Music Collection
    Special Collections Dept.
    William Russell Pullen Library
    Georgia State University
    100 Decatur St. SE
    Atlanta GA 30303-3202
    Phone: 404/651-2477
    Fax: 404/651-4314


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