Jennifer Chu

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Jennifer Chu (2009) is a Ph.D. candidate in music history. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in history and a Bachelor of Music in piano performance from the University of New Mexico, and she also earned a Master of Music degree in musicology from the University of Texas at Austin where she wrote a thesis on music in an 18th-century New Orleans convent. Her dissertation explores the sonic and visual representation of performers who take on alter egos in musical performance and composition. Her current research interests include popular music and experimental composition since 1945, critical studies in voice, identity and embodiment, race and gender, poststructuralism, musical hybridity, transnational and diasporic music scenes, and music technologies.

Program Type: 
Music History