LECTURE: Cuban musicologist Miriam Escudero (Part of Latin IS America)
Venue: Room 219, Music Practice Building
Part of Latin IS America Festival
Cuban musicologist Miriam Escudero returns to MSU in order to co-curate a Choral Union/University Chorale concert devoted to Latin American choral works that includes a 19th-century score she brought back to life. Dr. Escudero will offer a public lecture on her work as director of the "Esteban Salas" Musical Heritage Cabinet of the Havana City Historian Office.
Miriam Escudero, is director of Gabinete de Patrimonio Musical Esteban Salas, Office of the Historian of the City of Havana. One of Cuba’s leading musicologists, Escudero is director of the “Esteban Salas” Musical Heritage Cabinet of the Havana City Historian Office. She is also professor at Colegio Universitario San Gerónimo, where she coordinates graduate studies in musical heritage preservation, and at the University of Arts of Cuba (ISA), where she teaches graduate-level courses. Escudero’s research has earned her important national awards such as Premio Casa de las Americas, Premio de la Academia de Ciencias de Cuba and, most recently, the 2013 Premio Academia Cubana de la Lengua.