Summer Adult Learner Programs
Silkroad Global Musician Workshop at DePauw
June 25–July 1, 2018
The mission of Silkroad's Global Musician Workshop (GMW) is to foster a community of globally minded musicians engaged in learning from one another’s traditions and incorporating them into their own artistic voices. The workshop's all-star artist-faculty, directed by Silk Road Ensemble cellist Mike Block, teaches styles of music from across the world representing a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
This year's faculty includes GMW Director Mike Block (multi-style strings); Hanneke Cassel (Celtic fiddle); Sandeep Das (Indian tabla); Balla Kouyate (Malian balafon); Edward Perez (Afro-Latin bass); Shane Shanahan (world percussion); Danny Mekonnen (saxophone); Hankus Netsky (Klezmer multi-instrumentalist); Bassam Saba (Arabic multi-instrumentalist); Celia Woodsmith (Singer, guitarist, and songwriter); and Wu Man (Pipa, composer).