Sarah ANGELLO is a doctoral candidate in ethnomusicology at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City. Presently, her work examines cultural policy, intersections between the arts and community development, and the organizational systems behind musical life in New YorkCity. She earned undergraduate degrees in political science and music (piano performance) at Gettysburg College, and completed … [Read more…]

Branding ‘Western Music’ – 7/8/9 September 2017 – University of Bern (Switzerland)

The three-day conference Branding ‘Western Music’ aims to foster an interdisciplinary dialogue on the intersections between Western music and the institutionalised management of culture. Whilst the entrepreneurial aspects of genres as opera or world music have been largely described, the emergence of the trademark ‘Western Music’ in relation to the commodification of leisure, the institutionalisation … [Read more…]