Ricardo D. Trimillos

Ricardo D. Trimillos

Ricardo D. Trimillos is professor emeritus in ethnomusicology and Asian Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, specializing in the music of Island Southeast Asia, Hawai’i, and Japan. His PhD is from UCLA. Recent titles include "Agency and Voice: the Philippines at the 1998 Smithsonian Folklife Festival [music and cultural rights]" (2008), "Music, Identity and Modes of Circulation...Transnationalization of Musics in/of Asia" (2009) and "Nusantara/Nanyang/Southeast Asia; Public Enactments of Religious Belief" (in press). He is currently editor for the journal Asian Music and has been consultant for the University of Malaysia-Sabah and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He is past Chair of the CMS International Initiatives Committee (1998-2008) and the first CMS Robert Trotter Lecture speaker (1995).

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