Recitals & Visiting Artists

Music Studies Distinguished Guest Speaker Series: Kofi Agawu

Finding the beat in African music: Further notes and caveats

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 4:00pm

McClintock Choral and Recital Room

Kofi Agawu is Professor of Music at the City University of New York Graduate Center. A fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, he is the author of The African Imagination in Music (2016), Music as Discourse: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music (2009), Representing African Music (2003), African Rhythm: A Northern Ewe Perspective (1995), and Playing with Signs: A Semiotic Interpretation of Classic Music (1991), among many other publications.

Free Event

David and Carol McClintock Choral and Recital Room


70 Arts Circle Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Located in the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center for the Musical Arts, this rooms seats 120 and offers a flexible space for choral rehearsals, small ensemble performances, and student recitals.