Dr. Sharon Graf
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
Office: UHB 3040
Phone: (217) 206-6570
Dr. Graf’s Education:
- Ph.D. Musicology/Ethnomusicology, Michigan State University; Dissertation: Traditionalization at the National Oldtime Fiddler’s Contest: Politics, Power, and Authenticity
- M.A. Ethnomusicology, Kent State University
- B.A. Music with German minor, University of Wyoming
- B.A. Anthropology, University of Wyoming
More about Dr. Graf:
Dr. Sharon Graf is the director of the UIS Chorus and teaches a number of courses in the Sociology/Anthropology Program.
In addition to her work with the music groups at UIS, Dr. Graf has performed with the University of Wyoming Chamber and Symphony orchestras and UW Marching Band, the Kent State University Thai and Chinese Classical Music ensembles and Kent State Sinfonia, and has competed at the National Oldtime Fiddler’s Contest.
Dr. Graf is currently on sabbatical in the South Pacific. To follow her travels, please visit www.larabeck.com!