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Felipe Salles' The New Immigrant Experience

Felipe Salles

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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