Myers, Helen

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MYERS, Helen

MYERS, Helen. American. Genres: Music. Career: American Wind Symphony Orchestra, clarinetist, 1966-67; Columbia University, NYC, research fellow at Center for Studies in Ethnomusicology, 1973-75, lecturer in music history, 1975-76; New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, London, England, junior editor for ethnomusicology, 1976-77, resident ethnomusicologist, 1981-89; Trinity College, Hartford, CT, associate professor of music, beginning in 1989, now St. Anthony Hall Professor of Music. University of London, lecturer at Goldsmiths' College, 1981-89; Guildhall School of Music, guest lecturer, 1982-89; National Centre for the Performing Arts (Bombay), foreign guest lecturer, 1988; Women's College (Bombay), foreign guest lecturer, 1988; Columbia University, visiting associate professor, 1993. New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, head consultant ethnomusicologist, 1994-99. Conducted field work in London, Edinburgh, India and Southeast Asia, Turkey and North Africa, Trinidad, Sweden, and among urban Hindu groups in NYC and London. Publications: (with B. Nettl) Folk Music in the United States: An Introduction, 1976. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: Ethnomusicology: An Introduction, 1992; Ethnomusicology: Historical and Regional Studies, 1993; Ethnomusicology: World Music Cultures, in press. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to musicology journals. Address: 81 W Simsbury Rd, Canton, CT 06019-5021, U.S.A.