Music Matters Series presents a documentary screening by Basile Koechlin

December 6, 2019 - 4:00pm
Wilson Hall, room 402

The Music Matters Series presents a documentary screening of a new short fusion film by Basile and Jules Louis Koechlin on Friday, December 6th at 4pm in room 402 Wilson Hall.

The film portrays the remaining royal musicians of the Buganda kingdom (Uganda) as they attempt to revive their unique but disappearing music.
"Moments of Pure Magic" - Passion Pictures
To give a foretaste of the film, please see the official trailer

Basile Koechlin is currently a Music PhD student at the Univeristy of Virginia. He is a cultural researcher, musician and audiovisual director, exploring ways to analyse, understand, and translate stories through pictures, texts and sounds.  He is currently exploring methodologies in archival sound curation, applied ethnomusicology and performance studies to assess the potential of ethnographic sound collections in Uganda. Basile holds a Masters degree in Ethnomusicology from SOAS University of London, and a BA in Anthropology and History of Religions from Université de Neuchâtel.

This free screening is made possible by the Mead Endowment..

All programs are subject to change.

For more information please write or call the McIntire Department of Music at 434.924.3052.


UVA Department of Music
112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176