Faculty Profile

Josselyne Price, MA

Lecturer in Music

M.A. Ethnomusicology, Tufts University
B.A. Musicology, San Jose State University

Areas of Expertise:

My focus is on the music and dance of Ghana and other areas of West Africa, Haiti, Cuba, and also contemporary, "globalized" spiritual/ecstatic drum and dance traditions within the United States. In addition to Ghanaian music, I perform as a vocalist and percussionist with various world fusion groups in New England. I act as a coordinator and facilitator at many folk and music-based festivals throughout the U.S. during the summer months.

Courses I Teach:

  • Akoma World Music Ensemble (Ghanaian Drum/Dance)
  • Beginning Ghanian drum ensemble
  • Ghanian Arts and Culture
  • Global Electronica
  • Music of Ghana
  • Music of India
  • Music of Latin America
  • Music and Trance
  • World Music

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