april, 2017

1apr1:00 pm- 6:00 pmMuseum of Texas Tech University and the Sowoon Arts and Heritage 5th Annual International Arts and Culture Symposium-Marriage in Different Cultures

Event Details

Museum of Texas Tech University and the Sowoon Arts and Heritage
5th Annual International Arts and Culture Symposium-Marriage in Different Cultures
1:00 – 6:00pm
Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium at the Museum of Texas Tech University
3301 4th Street
Free admission, free refreshments, reception open to audience

The Symposium, co-sponsored by Sowoon Arts and Heritage and the Museum of TTU, brings scholars from South Korea, TTU, and the Lubbock community to deepen the understanding of the cultural heritage of both South Korea and America. Maestro David Cho, Director of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, will discuss wedding music and then demonstrate onstage its significance on the piano. Prof. Rachel Anderson of TTU will compare wedding costumes of different eras and cultures, and Dr. Joseph Hodes, also of TTU, will explain Indian marriage customs and then demonstrate their significance. A Panel Discussion involving the speakers and the audience, moderated by Dr. Mark Charney, Director of the TTU School of Theater and Dance will follow. After the intermission, Dr. Myungwon Yoon from South Korea will lecture briefly and lead an authentic Korean Traditional Wedding Ceremony. A reception open to all performers and the audience will follow.

1:00 PM  Welcome

1:30 PM Lecture and Performance • Maestro David Cho, “Wedding Music” Lectures
This program features Maestro David Cho, director of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, who will demonstrate the significance of wedding music onstage with a piano.

1:30 PM  Professor Rachel Anderson, “Wedding Costumes”
Professor Anderson will compare wedding costumes of different eras and cultures

1:30 PM  Dr. Joseph Hodes, “Marriage in Indian Culture”
Dr. Hodes of Texas Tech’s Office of the Provost will explain Indian Marriage customs.

3:00 PM Panel Discussion • Dr. Mark Charney, Moderator

3:40 PM Lecture and Performance Dr. Myungwon Yoon, “Korean Traditional Wedding Ceremony”

4:55 PM Reception and Closing Remarks

Reserved seat tickets for this special April 1st (no foolin’) SATURDAY MORNING screening on at 10:30 am are only $5 for all ages.  Tickets on sale now!

Time

(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

Helen Devitt Jones Auditorium at Museum of Texas Tech University

3301 4th Street

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