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World Premiere Performance of 'The New Immigrant Experience'
Tuesday, April 9th, Old Chapel (on the UMass Campus). $10 general, $5 students & seniors, UMass Students FREE
Panel Discussion @ 6pm; Concert @ 7:30pm
The New Immigrant Experience:
Felipe Salles' Guggenheim Project, Premiere Performance
Music composed, arranged & orchestrated by Salles & performed by the Felipe Salles Interconnections Ensemble
A new multi-media work for jazz orchestra, inspired by immigrants at the center of the DACA debate.
Funded by the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.
Panel Discussion, 6pm, Panelists:
Felipe Salles, Assoc. Prof. of Music
Stephanie Fetta, Assoc. Prof. of Spanish & Portuguese Studies
Luis Marentes, Assoc. Prof. of Spanish & Portuguese Studies
Rebecca Hamlin, Assoc. Prof. of Legal Studies & Political Science
Tereza Lee, whose story helped to inspire the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, or DREAM Act