Andrew Weintraub Awarded Two Prizes for Best Article in Ethnomusicology

Pitt faculty member Andrew Weintraub’s article entitled “The Act of Singing: Women, Music, and the Politics of Truth and Reconciliation in Indonesia” was awarded the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) Helen Roberts Prize for the most significant article in ethnomusicology by a member of the Society for Ethnomusicology after the first ten years of their scholarly career (2020-21). The article also received the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) Prize (Honorable Mention) for the most outstanding article in a scholarly journal or edited volume (2020-21).

Adriana Helbig's resources for understanding Ukraine through music

Music Department Chair Adriana Helbig is one of the world's leading scholars of Ukranian music. Her knowledge is in demand with the local and international press. This page will be updated with new resources as they become available. 

For additional information on Music in Ukraine please see Society for Ethnomusicology Resources on Ukraine - March 14, 2022

Ethnomusicologists specializing in the music of Ukraine and Eastern Europe continue to update the page with current information..


Indra Ridwan Leads Choir to International Acclaim

Indra Ridwan (PhD 2014) has been immersed in a variety of musical activities since leaving Pittsburgh in 2015. He returned to his position as a lecturer at the Institute of Indonesian Arts and Culture (ISBI) in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia where he is busily engaged in teaching, composing, and arranging.  In 2016, he was assigned by the rector of ISBI Bandung to become the advisor (Pembina) of Gita Suara (Gitsu) Choir, the ISBI Bandung student choir.