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We welcome our newest faculty member, Dr. Kelsey Klotz, who will be leading the Jazz Appreciation online workshop. Dr. Klotz is a lecturer in UNC Charlotte’s Department of Art & Art History, a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University a Ph.D. in Musicology with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, with a piano concentration. We caught up to Kelsey to talk about her background and her choice of topic for this class.
“We don’t often know how music affects the listener, soothing so many underlining issues we all carry from day to day. Musicians underestimate the power of the music we play. “ During this pandemic, musicians and audiences feel a sense of shock, trepidation, and tragedy.