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Works & Ideas

UCSC Gamelan performs "Tari Merak" at the Spring 2017 Gamelan concert.

Student Spotlight

Ryan Lambe is a sixth-year PhD candidate and teaching fellow at UC Santa Cruz studying cross-cultural musicology. His dissertation is an ethnographic study of performance and emotional labor in US queer open mics examined through queer and critical race lenses. 

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