Dr. Kristina Jacobsen, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, was recently awarded the Fulbright Con Il Sud Award for Teaching and Research to support her upcoming research during her sabbatical on the Italian Island of Sardinia [Sardigna]. As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Jacobsen will be doing fieldwork for a new book project focusing on country music in Sardinia, titled “Sing Me Back Home: Songwriting, Language Reclamation and Italian Colonialism in Sardinia.” She will also be writing songs and recording a new Americana album of cowrites with Sardinian songwriters to accompany this book, presenting her research at Universities on the Italian continent, and teaching a class at the University of Cágliari in Sardinia.

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UNMSO and UNM Choirs Present: A Concert For Healing

UNMSO and UNM Choirs Present: A Concert For Healing

Friday, May 5 at 7:30 pmPopejoy HallUNM Symphony Orchestra directed by Dr. Matthew Forte.UNM Choirs directed by Dr. David Edmonds The UNM Choirs and Symphony Orchestra present a concert that speaks directly to the challenges faced by musicians during the COVID-19...

Announcing the 2022 Distinguished Music Alumni Award recipient

Announcing the 2022 Distinguished Music Alumni Award recipient

We’re proud to announce the 2022 Distinguished Music Alumni Award recipient.   The UNM Department of Music is awarding the first Distinguished Alumni Award to Colonel Jim R. Keene in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in the field of music. Col. Keene...

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