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Wednesday, September 8, 2010


UKZN seminar series by Dr Suzi Mills to take place on September 9.

On the Off Beat is a public seminar series hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Music. All interested members of the university community are warmly invited to attend.

On September 9 at 16h00, Dr Suzi Mills of the Appalachian State University will present Teaching and Learning from the World's Musicians. Combining research, knowledge and pedagogy from ethnomusicologists, music teacher educators, and folklorists, Susan Mills will share her vision for world music pedagogy and highlights from her Fulbright Scholarship sponsored research-in-progress entitled Freedom Song: Post-Apartheid Expression in South African music.

Dr. Mills is an active clinician, adjudicator and guest conductor for multicultural music in many classrooms and choirs and is a Music Education Coordinator at Appalachian State University. The presentation takes place in the Bongani Mthethwa Recital Room of the Music School, which is in the Francis Stock Building. More information from Dr Kathryn Olsen on 031 260 1348 or email: