Nebraska music the focus of Jan. 24 Durham event

Music from various ethnic groups in Nebraska will be featured during a Jan. 24 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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Partnership information

This program is offered through the Time Travelers partnership, which provides free museum admission for medical center employees, students and their immediate families with valid identification, while also offering lectures, workshops and other events on the medical center campus.