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Mary OyerFebruary 11, 2007  Guest - Mary Oyer
Program:
Singing As A Way of Life

Mary Oyer is Professor Emerita of Music at Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana, and a major contributor to the last two Mennonite hymnals. Mary Oyer is a cellist, church musician, hymnody scholar, hymnal editor, and enlivener of congregational song. More than 40 years a professor at Goshen College, Mary studied African musical traditions in 22 countries on a series of Fulbright grants. She has been a visiting professor at both Kenyatta University in Kenya, and at Tainan Theological Seminary in Taiwan.
 

Some African Instruments Used by Mary Oyer

Mbira from Zimbabwe
Lukembe from Uganda A Gourd Rattle

 

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