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Community service

I serve on the editorial board of The University of Chicago monograph series Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology and have served on the boards of the journals Musicology Australia, Acta MusicologicaEthnomusicology ForumWacana Seni: Journal of Arts Discourse, Journal of Musicological Research, and others.

Research interests

Music-cultures of Sumatra and Southeast Asia generally; performing arts archives, historical ethnomusicology, organology, performativity, public arts policy, children's music, youth orchestras 

Monash teaching commitment

Guest lectures

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Southeast Asian Arts
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Youth Orchestras
  • Organology
  • Performativity