Lunch & Learn Lecture Series: Suzi Mills: Connecting Students, Community & Visiting Artists through Cultural Music Pedagogy

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Susan W. Mills is Professor and Director of Music Education in the Hayes School of Music. Her teaching focuses on development of accessible music education that is relevant, balanced, and inclusive of both classical and folk music traditions. In 2014, Dr. Mills studied the role of diversity in Higher Education policy and curriculum in an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellowship. In 2010, she was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for her work with Freedom and folkloric songs in South Africa, and she was a 2007 recipient of the Digital Sound Archives/Appalachian Music Fellowship of Berea College. Her most recent publication is “An Ethnography of a Southern Roots Music Community: Field, Swamp and Internet” in the book Contemporary Research in Music Learning Across the Lifespan.

About the Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

Lunch & Learns are informative seminars that provide opportunities to deepen your knowledge about different aspects of the Turchin Center’s exhibition programming. Join us during the third Wednesday each month for in depth, lunch-time talks with the experts. Bring a bagged lunch and we will provide bottled water.

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