Congratulations to one of our 2017 Featured Faculty, Mark Slobin, on his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences!
For the first time, Mark will be joining us at KlezKanada! Mark’s writings and studies on Eastern European Jewish and Afghani music traditions have been celebrated for decades.
Mark Slobin is the Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music at Wesleyan University and the author or editor of many books, on Afghanistan and Central Asia, eastern European Jewish music, film music, and ethnomusicology theory, two of which have received the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award: “Fiddler on the Move: Exploring the Klezmer World” and “Tenement Songs: Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants.” He has been President of the Society for Ethnomusicology and the Society for Asian Music.His forthcoming book is on music in his hometown, Detroit, in the 1940s-60s.
Register now for the opportunity to learn from this amazing scholar: http://klezkanada.org/registration/