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Dr Henry Stobart

Dr Henry Stobart

Henry Stobart is Reader in Music/Ethnomusicology in the Music Department of Royal Holloway, he is the founder and co-ordinator of the UK Latin American Music Seminar, Associate Fellow of the Institute of Latin American Studies, and Committee Member of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology. He studied tuba and recorder at Birmingham Conservatoire, performed with a number of baroque ensembles, and taught music in several schools, before completing a PhD (1996) at St John's College, Cambridge focused on the music of a Quechua speaking herding and agricultural community of Northern Potosí, Bolivia. Following a research fellowship at Darwin College Cambridge he was appointed as the first lecturer in Ethnomusicology at Royal Holloway in 1999. His books include Music and the Poetics of Production in the Bolivian Andes (Ashgate 2006), the edited volume The New (Ethno)musicologies(Scarecrow, 2008), Knowledge and Learning in the Andes: Ethnographic Perspectives, co-edited with Rosaleen Howard (Liverpool University Press 2002), and the interdisciplinary volume Sound, co-edited with Patricia Kruth (Cambridge University Press, 2000). Henry is also active as a professional performer with the Early/World Music ensemble SIRINU, who have given hundreds of concerts and recorded on many European radio networks since their first Early Music Network tour in 1992.

 

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