Book now for some outrageously fun evenings

by Events Editor on 29 May, 2008 updated 8 December, 2017

in Event Notices | Korean traditional music

A regular feature of the summer evenings is the SOAS world music summer school.

Two years ago I went along to the Samulnori summer school run by the excellent Dulsori and had a ball. Last year, LKL woman of the year 2006 Rowan Pease went along with her daughter and had a whale of a time. This year it’s your turn.

Dulsori thumbnailKorean Samulnori Percussion
Dulsori Ensemble
Date: 7 July 2008, Time: 6:00 PM
Finishes: 11 July 2008, Time: 8:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings

Type of Event: Summer School

Series: Summer Music School Timetable

Course Dates: 07-11 July, Mon-Fri 6-8pm
Course Fee: £75 (concs £55)

Samulnori is the contemporary form of a rural percussion tradition stretching back into antiquity. Today, Samulnori is the most popular style in the Korean traditional music scene, equally at home in the countryside or on urban stages. The rhythms are said to create balance in the cosmos, combining yin and yang.

Instruments will be provided. With members of the Dulsori Ensemble.

Contact email: musicevents@soas.ac.uk
Contact Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4500
Contact Fax: +44 (0)20 7898 4519
Organised by: Department of Music

Here’s Dulsori in action, captured by Samuel Cho at last year’s Chuseok festivities at the British Museum:

Dulsori at the British Museum

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