Symposium for Interconnected Arts and Music Performance
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The fourth annual Symposium for Interconnected Arts and Music Performance, presented by the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, creates a space to explore the multidimensionality of music and the connections between creativity, improvisation, science, spirituality, and the broader human experience.
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
The Polyphony of Proteins
Fiorenzo Omenetto, dean of research, School of Engineering, Tufts University
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
The Sugar Road: How the Commodity of Sugar Helped Shape the Music and Culture of the Americas
Leo Blanco, assistant professor, Berklee College of Music
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
The Music Inside Frida: The soundtrack of Her Pain, Love, and Creativity
Maria Luisa Parra, Spanish senior preceptor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
'They Don't Sing as They Used To': The Multiplicity of Music and Dance on the Southern Plantation
Katrina Thompson Moore, associate professor, Department of History and African American Studies, Saint Louis University
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Divine Inspiration: The Artistic Trajectory of Alice Coltrane
An intimate conversation with Michelle Coltrane and musical guest Surya Botofasina