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Felipe Salles' The New Immigrant Experience
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 @ 7:30pm Bowker Auditiorium Free
The New Immigrant Experience:
Music Inspired by Conversations with "Dreamers"
Felipe Salles, director & composer (Professor of Jazz & African American Music at UMass)
with his Interconnections Ensemble
Salles' multi-media work for his Interconnections Ensemble features music overlaid with video interviews with "Dreamers" - young adults who were brought to the U.S. as children and have been part of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Presented as part of "Immigration, Citizenship and Belonging: Two Days of Discussion, Debate and Celebration," hosted by UMass Amherst and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. The concert is sponsored in part by the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
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