WMI PLUS At Home

 

WMI PLUS At Home  is WMI's virtual programming series that features artist conversations and demonstrations, and takes a deeper dive into musical traditions and instruments from around the world. These talks are led by fellow musicians, scholars, radio hosts, DJs and ethnomusicologists.

 

WMI PLUS and WMI PLUS At Home Experiences are supported by a grant from Con Edison. 

 

 

 

 

MUSIC OF TURKEY WITH MEHMET ALI SANLIKOL AND RONNIE MALLEY

 

 

 

 

Grammy-nominated singer, multi-instrumentalist and composer Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol (Dunya Ensemble / New England Conservatory) and Ronnie Malley (The Band's Visit / Intercultural Productions) discuss Turkish musical styles and traditional instruments.

 

Spotify Playlist curated by Mehmet Ali Sanlikol

 

 

 

MUSIC OF MALI WITH BALLA KOUYATÉ AND BANNING EYRE

 

 

 

Balla Kouyaté (Silk Road Ensemble / NEA Heritage Fellow) and Banning Eyre (Afropop Worldwide) discuss the music of Mali and the traditional instrument, the balafon, the role of the Djeli in Malian society, and Balla's work with with the Silk Road Ensemble.

 

Spotify playlist curated by Balla Kouyaté