KEN UENO at BAMPFA
SCOTT WINS SEEGER PRIZE
Melissa J. Scott, Ph.D. candidate in Ethnomusicology, received the 2022 Charles Seeger Prize from the Society for Ethnomusicology for her paper “The Call to Prayer and the Sonic Materiality of Displacement in Amman, Jordan.” The Seeger award recognizes the most distinguished student paper at the SEM Annual Meeting from the previous year.
BERKELEY VOICES PODCAST
Music Ethnomusicology graduate student Everardo Reyes and Music alum John-Carlos Perea (M.A. 2005; Ph.D. 2009) joined the Berkeley Voices podcast to discuss the 1969 American Indian occupation of Alcatraz.
HUMANITIES MAJORS BOOMING AT BERKELEY
First-years declaring majors in the Division of Arts and Humanities are up 43.2% over 5 years and 121% over last year.
DZWONCZYK PIECE AT ISMIR
Graduate composition student Luke Dzwonczyk’s piece The Oratory of Saint Philip Neri was presented at the 23rd International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2022) as part of the music program.
NAKAMURA TO PRESENT ON CONTEMPORARY ASIAN THEATRE
Composition Graduate Student Aine Nakamura will participate in a panel and hold a workshop at The University of Göttingen, Germany, at The 1st International Symposium on Contemporary Asian Theatre.
ANGEL ISLAND PROJECT
UC Berkeley’s Angel Island arts project explores immigration, architectures of incarceration through various mediums. In December, the Berkeley Chamber Chorus, conducted by Wei Cheng and the Del Sol Quartet, will perform “Angel Island — Oratorio for Voices and Strings” at Hertz Hall.