Thinking about Music from Latin America

Monday, March 5, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Schoenberg Music Building - Room B544

Book Talk

See below for additional information.


Free and open to the public. RSVP.


(310) 825-5947


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With book translator Nancy Morris (Department of Media Studies and Production of Temple University) and Ericka Verba, (Director of Latin American Studies at California State University, Los Angeles).

Juan Pablo González holds a doctorate in musicology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is director of the Alberto Hurtado University Music Institute in Santiago and is also affiliated with the Catholic University of Chile Institute of History. He serves as coordinator of the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Association of the International Musicological Society.

His contributions to music education in Latin America include the creation of undergraduate and graduate programs in Chile, and teaching graduate seminars in Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, and Mexico. His research focuses on the study of 20th-century popular music in historico-social, socio-aesthetic, and analytical terms. He also conducts research on 20th-century Chilean art music and the relationship between avant-gardes and local musical languages.

In addition to a number of articles in English, he has published extensively in Spanish on Chilean music and culture.

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