Music (page 2)

January 19, 2023

Comedians Headline Scripps Presents’ Spring 2023 Season

A trio of renowned comedians will headline the spring 2023 season of Scripps Presents, Scripps College’s premiere public events program, which will also feature campus visits from renowned writers, musicians, politicians, and performers.

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December 6, 2022

Fischli’s Animals Rock Out at Scripps

With their Scripps roots and majority-Scripps members, Fischli’s Animals are ready to rock out on their home turf.

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October 25, 2022

In the Media: Claremont Courier, KQED Profile MacArthur Recipient Martha Gonzalez

Gonzalez, associate professor of Chicanx/Latinx Studies at Scripps College and lead singer, songwriter, and percussionist of the Grammy Award-winning band Quetzal, recently received a 2022 MacArthur Fellowship.

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October 19, 2022

In the Media: KCRW Profiles MacArthur “Genius” Grant Winner Martha Gonzalez

“Music really grounds me in a way that’s not just about putting out fires [and] consistently responding to the urgencies of the world,” Gonzalez said.

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October 13, 2022

In the Media: Martha Gonzalez Among 2022 MacArthur Fellowship Recipients, New York Times and Washington Post Report

Inside Higher Ed and NPR also highlighted Gonzalez’s achievement.

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October 12, 2022

Martha Gonzalez Awarded Prestigious MacArthur Fellowship

The fellowship, also known as a “genius grant,” awards $800,000 to fuel the future achievements of extraordinarily talented and creative individuals.

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August 18, 2022

Demiana Ibrahim ’24 Shares Egyptian Classical Music With a Wider Audience

“I believe mid-20th century Egyptian music is so special and beautiful, and I wanted to find a way to help it reach a broader audience.”

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May 11, 2022

In the Media: Martha Gonzalez’s Band, Quetzal, Featured in Mission Local

Martha Gonzalez, associate professor of Chicanx-Latinx studies, and her Grammy Award-winning band, Quetzal, were featured in Mission Local.

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June 28, 2021

In the Media: The Cut Interviews Gavin Turek ’09 about Her Debut Album

The Cut spoke to Gavin Turek ’09 about her upcoming debut album, Madame Gold, to be released on July 23. “I want people to say, after listening to it, that even in the confusion, even in the pain, even in my internal struggle, I still have the power within myself to save myself, and to keep going” Turek said.

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February 2, 2021

In the Media: Martha Gonzalez Examines Participatory Music and Monetization on Academic Minute Podcast

Associate Professor of Chicanx/Latinx Studies Martha Gonzalez offered methods for protecting participatory music and dance from a culture of monetization on the Academic Minute podcast.

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