Did you know there is an Association of Nigerian Musicologist?
Did you know there is an Association of Nigerian Musicologists? Frankly, I heard about this for the first time today. If you already knew about this Association, then I think I need to do a lot of work in my studies.
The Association of Nigerian Musicologists (ANM) will hold her 14th International Conference titled “Nigerian Indigenous Music and the Changing Times”, from 16th – 19th August, 2016, at the Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos.
Prof. Anthony Mereni and Osita Ezewanebe (Associate Professor and HOD, Creative Arts Department, UNILAG) are convener and co-conveners respectively.
The Keynote address will be delivered by Steve Ayorinde, Honourable Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lagos State, while the first lead paper will be given by Prof. Tunji Vidal, former Dean of PG School, OAU, Ile-Ife.
The second lead paper will be presented by Prof. Cordis M. Achike of music department, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.
Speaking on the features of the conference, Dr. Stephen Olusoji, renowned classical music composer and LOC Chairman of ANM, said art music composition, music therapy, gender issues, pop music, socio-political change, movies, techniques for teaching music in the 21st century, sustainable development, globalisation, economy, technology, and their relationships with Nigerian Indigenous music, will form the sub-themes of the conference.
Original Report by OSA AMADI