Friday February 19th 12:20 PM, 2021
Community College of Baltimore County
Threads: From the Refugee Crisis, by Kate Evans, combines eyewitness reportage and comic book storytelling to illustrate the home to thousands of Middle Eastern and African refugees known as the “Jungle.” In combination with the Community Book Connection, composers Matthew Jihoon Pellegrino and Líva Blúma will present original compositions inspired by the stories and imagery found within this book.
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7:30pm, October 15th, 2020
Join us for a virtual music performance and talk by Peabody Institute doctoral student, Matthew Pellegrino, on Korean music that inspires optimism and transformation. Born in South Korea and raised in the United States, Matthew is an award-winning composer, classically trained oboist, and devoted music educator. Learn about Korea's most famous folksong, Arirang, sung in both the North and the South as a symbol of unity. Using the 2020 One Maryland One Book selection, The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See, as a backdrop, Carroll County Public Library, Maryland Humanities, and Peabody Institute present an exciting opportunity for expanded understanding of Korean culture through music. This event will be be LIVE on both Facebook and YouTube.
This program is made possible with funds from the Maryland Humanities.
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