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Sue Miller – Cuban Flute Improviser, Writer & Academic

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Leeds International Festival Events 5 & 6 May 2019 – Charanga del Norte + Animation Films by Guillermo Davis

Charanga del Norte and Guillermo Davis contribute 2 events to this year’s Leeds International Festival: Charanga del Norte at Leeds International Festival Events Tickets : LIF Website Sunday 5 May Charanga del Norte and Guillermo Davis: public talk, animation film screening accompanied by a semi-acoustic set from Charanga del Norte. Matinee performance 3pm Hyde Park Picture [...]

Charanga Del Norte Live at the Lawrence Batley Theatre 28 July 2019

Charanga del Norte are performing at Lawrence Batley Theatre on 28 July 2019. Book tickets here: https://www.thelbt.org/shows/charanga-del-norte/

Charanga del Norte perform live in Manchester 7 February 2019

Charanga del Norte perform at Instituto Cervantes, Manchester on Thursday 7 February.

British Academy Grant Awarded

A new research project – bringing to life the practice and history of mid-20th century New York-based Latin music – has launched at Leeds Beckett.

Charanga Del Norte Live 2017

Charanga del Norte at Seven, Leeds 2017 Charanga del Norte Live at Leeds 2017  

Leeds Arts Research Centre

The Leeds Arts Research Centre (LARC) brings together creative practitioners and academics across Leeds Beckett University whose research interests lie in the arts, whether that is music, film, fine art, design or performing arts.

LARC draws on staff from the School of Art, Architecture and Design and from the School of Film, Music and Performing Arts. It brings together cultural historians and theorists with arts practitioners at the cutting edge of practice as research. Providing a forum for debate, it is also a window on the exciting and innovate creative work going on across the two Schools. Here staff collaborate on new projects, showcase their research and build together the research culture

Preview of Charanga del Norte’s EP Launch

A Leeds Beckett University music academic, and professional flautist, will launch her band’s new EP this month, which was recorded and mastered by colleagues at the University.

New Charanga Video

Here’s a track from Charanga del Norte’s new EP Charanga Time: Que Maravilloso (How Marvellous) The EP  launch is at Seven Arts , Leeds on Saturday 28 October.        

Recontextualising Ragtime: Connections, Influences, Perspectives A two-day symposium 6&7 May 2017

Recontextualising Ragtime: Connections, Influences, Perspectives

A two-day symposium
6&7 May 2017

Location: Heritage Quay at the University of Huddersfield, UK
Organised by: Prof. Rachel Cowgill (University of Huddersfield) and Dr Sue Miller (Leeds Beckett University) in association with Heritage Quay at the University of Huddersfield

Cuban Flute Style: Interpretation and Improvisation review in Latin American Music Review Journal

Review by Sunni Witmer of ‘Cuban Flute Style: Interpretation and Improvisation’ by Sue Miller in Latin American Music Review, Volume 37, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2016, Published by University of Texas Press
https://muse.jhu.edu/article/619638

‘All in all, Miller’s book is a valuable contribution to the scant research on charanga, and it is especially informative for those interested in improvisation, performance practices, analysis of popular music, flute performance, and, of course, Cuban music.’