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KPBX Kids' Concerts: Music from Around the World Special Broadcast

Paul Grove plays guitar near a waterfall
Dr. Paul Grove
KPBX Kids' Concerts: Music From Around the World

Hear music and learn about instruments from all over the globe in our Music from Around the World KPBX Kids’ Concert Broadcast.

Tune to KPBX 91.1 FM on Saturday, January 21, from 1-2 pm to hear Dr. Paul Grove, of the Gonzaga music department, play classical guitar music from around the world.

This enriching performance will feature music from Korea, Ghana, Venezuela, Ukraine and more to share the beauty of our world’s diverse musical cultures. Grove will also speak about unique instruments including the saz-baglama, sitar and sanxian.

The Music from Around the World concert is sure to be an educational experience for listeners of all ages. Visit SpokanePublicRadio.org to stream the broadcast and watch a special, informative video along with the concert.

Thanks to event donors STCU, Harvard Park Children’s Learning Center North and Rocket Bakeries for making the concert possible.

About the Artist
Dr. Paul Grove simultaneously achieved both a research degree (Ph.D.) and the equivalency of a performance degree (DMA) at the University of Arizona. This background has helped to support and shape this program in the following ways. He will explore music from different religious traditions; the influence of African-American music on the culture of the United States; variations in musical notation; and folkloric and instrumental traditions from around the world. Prominently featured will be the work “Farwardin” by Dr. Ustad Sarmast educator and composer in exile from Kabul Afghanistan.

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