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Broadening the frame of Music Education
March 7, 2012

Contrary to popular belief, music is not a universal language.  The Solesmes’ reasons for intoning Gregorian chants near Sablé sur Sarthe, France, have little in common with the Tuvans’ motivations for throat singing in Siberia.  The Carnatic vocal music of southern India has scant relation to North American hip hop.  Different musical practices reflect cultural differences throughout […] Read More

Members of EDCP visit Dadaab Refugee Camps in Northeast Kenya
July 30, 2011

Members of EDCP have just returned from Dadaab Refugee Camps in Northeast Kenya, the largest refugee camp in the world (close to 400,000 people). Dr. Samson Nashon, Dr. Karen Meyer, Dr. Lisa Loutzenheiser, Dr. Marina Milner-Bolotin and Dr. Cynthia Nicol are working on an exciting project with teams from UBC’s Faculty of Education, Moi University […] Read More