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Music of the Sea Symposium

June 10 - June 11

The Music of the Sea Symposium, hosted June 10-11, 2016, features presentations by maritime scholars and explores the interaction between sea, music, and song. As an integral part of the Sea Music Festival, this two-day collaborative program between Mystic Seaport and the University of Connecticut at Avery Point explores subjects from history and folklore, to literature, ethnomusicology, and any aspect of music or verse of the sea or inland waters from the Age of Sail through the present day.

The Friday, June 10 session will be held at the University of Connecticut at Avery Point in Groton, CT and admission is free. The Saturday, June 11 session will be held at Mystic Seaport (Museum admission is required).