Lunchtime Recital Series: Jaqueline Wilson (Yakama)

Date Wednesday 24 May 2023
Time 1pm - 2pm
Where Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts
Presenter Jacqueline Wilson (Yakama)
Admission Cost $15 for the Public, UoW Students Free Entry with Student ID

Bassoonist Dr. Jacqueline Wilson (Yakama) is a performer, composer, and advocate who currently serves as Assistant Professor of Bassoon at Washington State University (USA). Wilson’s creative activity centers underrepresented lived experiences, with a focus on elevating Indigenous voices. In this program, she is joined by percussionist Christopher Wilson for a concert of works for the bassoon by Indigenous composers, including original works and commissions by Connor Chee (Navajo), Jack Kilpatrick (Cherokee), Raven Chacon (Navajo), and others. Her lecture recital will include discussions of Native North American powwow dances and the Assimilation Era policies that introduced Classical music to the tribal nations of the United States.

Entry for the Public: $15 - purchase tickets at the reception desk in GAPA.

University of Waikato Students: Free entry with Student ID.