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Music: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Michael Eisenberg (Music) was named one of the Houghton Library 2008–09 Visiting Fellows at Harvard University. (posted 10-08) He won a 2007–08 Sponsored Dissertation Fellowship of $18,000 plus in-state tuition to support research on “Keyboard Seconda Pratica in Transmission: The Copper-Engraved Toccata Publications of Girolamo Frescobaldi.” (posted 5-07)

Pedro Malpica, a doctoral student in music, won the 2007 Robert Starer Composition Award for his composition “Taripakuy,” a  trio for flute, cello, and piano. (11-07)

Noriko Manabe, a Ph.D. candidate in music, won the Social Science Research Council/Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship for A.B.D.s and recent Ph.D.s for 2007–08 to conduct work on Japanese popular music. She was also chosen to be one of twelve participants in the SSRC Japan Studies Dissertation Workshop in Monterey, California. She won grants for 2007 from the Harvard-Yenching Library (for Japanese popular music) and the Cuban Research Institute of Florida International University (for Cuban bolero). In addition, she has a number of essays and articles forthcoming: "Going Mobile: Ringtones, the Mobile Internet, and the Music Market in Japan" in the edited volume Internationalizing Internet Studies, ed. Goggin, Gerard and Mark McLelland (Routledge, 2008); “New technologies, consumption, and the marketing of music in Japan” in Asian Music (2008); and “Reinterpretaciones del son: Versiones de Motivos de son de Guillén por Grenet, García Caturla, y Roldán” in Actos de II Congreso Internacional de Música, Identidad y Cultura en el Caribe, ed. Dario Tejeda (Santiago, Dominican Republic: 2007, forthcoming). (11-07)

Submitted on: DEC 31, 2007

Category: Music Ph.D. - D.M.A, Student News