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Music, Peace, and Justice in the Americas: A Tribute to John Burdick


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Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Program on Latin America and the Caribbean presents

Music, Peace, and Justice in the Americas: A Tribute to John Burdick

Please join the Program on Latin America and the Caribbean (PLACA) to celebrate and honor the life of our dear colleague and friend, Professor of Anthropology, John Burdick. John’s work on race, religion, and music in Brazil and on peace and justice across the Americas inspires this PLACA musical tribute. Mark your calendar to gather in Zoom with other PLACA friends to relax together and enjoy listening to different musical performers throughout the Fall and Spring semesters.


Sara Silva


Symphoria Orchestra of Central New York 

Sara Silva earned her Bachelors in Music from National University of Colombia and Frederic Chopin Conservatory in Paris and her Master’s Degree in Music from Syracuse University. She is a tenured member of Symphoria Orchestra (formerly Syracuse Symphony) and regularly performs with DCINY and other leading ensembles in NYC, where she lives.

Co-sponsored by the Syracuse University Humanities Center

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