Composer Jamshied Sharifi Presents World Premiere of “Awakening” at MIT
Awakening the Arab Spring
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
5:30pm Panel | Killian Hall, MIT
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) presents Awakening the Arab Spring, two programs about the revolutionary events of the Arab Spring, inspired by the March 12-17 residency of composer-in-residence, Jamshied Sharifi (MIT class of 1983). Sharifi will introduce the world premiere of Awakening, a new commission by and for the MIT Wind Ensemble, during a concert held in MIT Kresge Auditorium on March 17. He also will participate in an interdisciplinary panel Awakening the Arab Spring with members of the MIT community, including Associate Provost and Ford International Professor of History Philip S. Khoury; Obaidah Abuhashem, president of the MIT Arab Students’ Organization; and Emily Jackson; president of the MIT Wind Ensemble, in MIT Killian Hall on March 13.
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