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The Music History of French-Canadians, Franco-Americans, Acadians, & Cajuns

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Join Lucie Therrien on a walk around the globe at this free presentation on music history. Lucie follows the migration of French-Canadians and the evolution of their traditional music: its arrival in North America from France, the music’s crossing with Indian culture during the evangelization of Acadia and Quebec, its growth alongside English culture after British colonization, and its expansion from Quebec to New England, as well as from Acadia to Louisiana.

This presentation will take place in the Winnipesaukee Room on the second floor of the Carriage House. Advance reservations are not required.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

Lucie Therrien is a songwriter, author, poet, historian, recording artist, visual artist, linguist, film maker and certified teacher. She received a MA in Music History and a BA in Piano from the University of New Hampshire after her fine art studies in Montreal at l’Ecole des Beaux Arts. Therrien has performed on five continents. Among numerous awards she has received, the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts has honored her with four Traditional Master/Apprentice awards, as well as awards in songwriting, film, video, composing and arranging.

This presentation is made possible by a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities: Humanities To Go program.

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