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02/03/2015

February Provost Lecture Recounts Irish Storytelling, Song

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 “Land, Love, and Laughter: Irish Storytelling and Song” will begin at 11 a.m. in Dinkins Hall Auditorium. It is a cultural event.
 People are encouraged to bring their lunch.

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ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA -- Connie Hale, associate professor of music, will lead the Feb. 5 Provost's Spotlight on Scholarship Series session.

“Land, Love, and Laughter: Irish Storytelling and Song”
will begin at 11 a.m. in Dinkins Hall Auditorium. It is a cultural event. People are encouraged to bring their lunch.

Hale is active across the state and nation as a clinician, and her articles have appeared in publications such as The Orff Echo and Music Educators Journal. She has spent much time in Ireland researching the country’s storytelling and songs.

She joined Winthrop in 2005, where she teaches elementary music methods to majors and non-majors and supervises field experiences and interns. Before arriving at Winthrop, Hale taught in public schools and directed children and adult choirs. She is a member of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, the National Association for Music Education, American Choral Director’s Association, Organization of American Kodaly Educators and Pi Kappa Lambda.

The inaugural Provost’s Spotlight on Scholarship Series highlights the research of five faculty members, providing the entire campus community opportunities to learn more about the work and scholarship of Winthrop educators.

Another session is set for April 2015, the final of the semester.

For more information on the series, contact Meg Webber at 803/323-2220 or email her at webberm@winthrop.edu.

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