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A World of Music with Todd Green

General Info

Grant Name A World of Music with Todd Green
Organization Coolidge Performing Arts Center Foundation Inc – Artisan Village
Amount $2,000
City Coolidge, AZ

Description

Experience a musical demonstration and lecture featuring 25 acoustic, indigenous string, flute and percussion instruments from the Middle East, Central Asia, Far East and South America. Todd Green, a multi-instrumentalist solo artist shared that his artistic mission is to “help break down the barriers that divide us by experiencing other cultures through their music.” The event takes place on Monday, February 20th in Coolidge.

The Coolidge Performing Arts Center will host a free musical demonstration and lecture, “A World of Music with Todd Green” featuring 25 acoustic, indigenous string, flute and percussion instruments from the Middle East, Central Asia, Far East and South America. The presentation relates the instruments historically, geographically and culturally and shows how our own familiar western musical instruments were derived from these traditional ancient instruments through the ages. Mr. Green will also cover some of the religious and philosophical influences on Middle Eastern and Indian traditional music. After a brief intermission, the program will be followed by a discussion moderated by local scholar, Victoria Shaw, where audience participation will be encouraged. Todd Green’s artistic mission is to “help break down the barriers that divide us by experiencing other cultures through their music.”

February 2017 Grantee Highlight