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SQCC hosts Public Lecture by Dr. Anne K. Rasmussen

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

On Wednesday 21 February, the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center hosted a public lecture titled “Music and the Omani Arts Economy.” Dr. Anne Rasmussen, Professor of Music and Ethnomusicology and the Bickers Chair for Middle Eastern Studies at the College of William and Mary, discussed the diverse musical styles and the numerous musical initiatives in Oman to both support local Omani and regional artists. Dr. Rasumussen explored the extraordinary diversity of Oman’s performance traditions both in popular music and traditional Omani folk music traditions. After her lecture, Dr. Rasmusses answered questions from the audience. 

Pictures from the lecture can be viewed here.

Posted By: jmahmood - Monday, 26 February, 2018 at 12:00 AM