Music Department Events

Oct 18

Gaelynn Lea Concert

From site: Convocations

Classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea performs innovative takes on traditional fiddle music. No tickets are required.

Friday, October 18th, 2019
7:00 – 9:00 pm / Kracum Performance Hall, Weitz Center for Creativity
Gaelynn Lea

Classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea has been bewitching scores of fans with her haunting songs and experimental takes on traditional fiddle music; her approach incorporates live looping, thoughtful lyrics and sonic exploration. Her original song “Someday We’ll Linger in the Sun” won NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2016, a competition drawing submissions from more than 6,000 musicians across the country. Born with a genetic condition that causes complications in the development of bones and limbs, Gaelynn Lea is a strong advocate for people with disabilities and is passionate about disability rights, accessibility in the arts, and living an authentic and meaningful life. No tickets are required.

Sponsored by Convocations. Contact: Kerry Raadt, x4308