Forced Musical Labor: A Colonial History of Classical Music and Music Schools (1527-1750) Next Wednesday Jon gives a virtual presentation […]
“Jon Silpayamanant, an adjunct professor at Indiana University Southeast, has spent his life dedicated to music — playing it, composing it and researching its history.
“Now, the IUS instructor is sharing his knowledge with the world through BBC.
“”How can what we know about western classical music be situated as part of a global history that includes other classical traditions, too?” Silpayamanant said in the radio show.”
Jon will be participating in a Roundtable on Decolonizing the Music Ensemble at the MIDSEM 2022 Conference. 4:30-6:00 (presented in the […]
Jon was the first guest speaker at a residency sponsored at A Postcolonial Recherche residency for 10 composers based in […]
On Monday, November 1 Jon gives a talk to students at USC Thornton School of Music. See details of the […]
One of the topics discussed in the BBC Radio 3 interview for the upcoming feature Classical Commonwealth (details here) are […]
Link to timeline is below the quote. While these figures below barely exhaust all the Black Musicians, Composers, and Scholars […]
The Arabic Music Theory Bibliography (650-1650) will catalogue works from the formation of the first Islamic state up to the […]