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2023 Litten Lecture: Urban Birdsong

February 24, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Featuring Research by Dr. Dana Moseley &
Piano Performance by doctoral student Anna Showalter
Friday, February 24 | Reception 5:30PM | Lecture 7PM
Location: Forbes Center for the Performing Arts – Recital Hall
Sponsored by JMU College of Visual and Performing Arts
Free Admission, Registration Required
Discover how aspects of urbanization impact the song and behavior of a vocal mimic, the gray catbird. Dr. Moseley will explain her research on this topic. Anna Showalter, a musician and JMU doctoral student, uses the art of listening and creating sound to share Moseley’s research and story with audiences to promote greater awareness of the soundscape humans share with other creatures. Anna will also share Ashkan Fakhrtabatabaie’s piece for piano and electroacoustics that draws from the audio date that Moseley collected at the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum and other Harrisonburg spaces.
Admission is FREE to this event however your donation is much appreciated. Registration will be available beginning January 16. After January 16, visit https://bit.ly/Litten2023 to register


February 24, 2023
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Edith J Carrier Arboretum
(540) 568-3194
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Edith J Carrier Arboretum
780 University Blvd
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
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