Learn about Nebraska music at today's Durham event

January 24, 2013

Music from various ethnic groups in Nebraska will be featured at today's Durham Museum presentation by Lincoln native Chris Sayre.

Who: Sayre has performed professionally for 30 years. He has dedicated much of that time to the promotion and preservation of traditional folk music from Western Europe and North America.

What: UNMC employees and students are invited to this special presentation that explores the rich diversity of folk music that has been a part of Nebraska's history from the time it was a territory to the present day. Sayre will perform on the:

  • Button accordion;
  • Concertina;
  • Dulcimer;
  • Guitar;
  • Mandolin;
  • Musical saw; and
  • Zithers.

When: Noon. Employees are encouraged to bring their lunch.

Where: Durham Research Center Auditorium

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