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Katherine Meizel

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Assistant Professor of Ethnomusic...

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Local Address:  Ohio , United States
Bowling Green State University
1001 E. Wooster St.
Bowling Green , Ohio 43403
United States

Company Description: Bowling Green provides the singers, set and costumes; Eastman provides the musicians, which includes instruments such as harpsichords, lutes and viola da gamba.
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  • Ph.D.
    University of California , Santa Barbara
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"A lot of 'Idol' alums have ...
www.ctnow.com, 21 May 2015 [cached]
"A lot of 'Idol' alums have kept a career going, even if they haven't won multiple Grammys," said Katherine Meizel, an assistant professor of ethnomusicology at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and the author of "Idolized: Music, Media, and Identity in American Idol."
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"Idol's" early, enormous influence, Meizel said, paradoxically led to its own obsolescence. "It sparked so many other versions," she said. "Its impact on American culture is still powerful, but it's not centralized now. It's become much more diversified."
What we're looking for in our Idols, Meizel said, is a tale that reflects some aspect of the American Dream - success stories so embedded in American culture we forget how deeply rooted they are in political strategies for creating a national identity. "They are about capitalism, competition and the ability to move up the economic ladder, about pulling yourself up by your bootstraps," Meizel said. Recent winners, Meizel said, simply don't have the compelling backstory of, say, Carrie Underwood, who emerged from rural Oklahoma to become a star.
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"It's about re-affirming that their opinion matters," Meizel said, "that they have any sort of good taste and the capacity to impact their own culture.
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"That's a great theory," Meizel said.
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"He's the second-to-last chance that 'Idol' has to create a superstar," Meizel said.
"Gospel music is at the foundation ...
www.northjersey.com, 3 June 2010 [cached]
"Gospel music is at the foundation of what we think of now as American popular music, what's on the charts today," said Katherine Meizel, an ethnomusicology instructor at Bowling Green State University who writes about "Idol" for the online magazine Slate.
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"Gospel music is at the foundation of what we think of now as American popular music, what's on the charts today," said Katherine Meizel, an ethnomusicology instructor at Bowling Green State University who writes about "Idol" for the online magazine Slate.
Katherine Meizel, Dept. of ...
www.mahghadimi.blogfa.com [cached]
Katherine Meizel, Dept. of Music, University of California, Santa Barbara. Katherine is studying the performance of personal and civil religion in the televised singing competition American Idol, particularly examining this in the context of post-9/11 anxieties about faith, patriotism, and morality in the United States.
Katherine Meizelposted ...
www.slate.com, 25 Mar 2008 [cached]
Katherine Meizelposted March 25, 2008Catching Up With American IdolObsessive analysis of American Idol.Katherine Meizelposted March 11, 2008Catching Up With American IdolEmo mullets, girl-on-girl photos, and other news you may have missed.Katherine Meizelposted March 11, 2008Idol Loves IdolHow Idol insinuates itself into pop-music history.Katherine Meizel
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By Katherine Meizel
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Katherine Meizel is a lecturer in ethnomusicology at the University of California-Santa Barbara.She has written extensively on American Idol and the Idol franchise.
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www.emplive.org, 16 April 2005 [cached]
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Katherine Meizel University of California, Santa Barbara
Katherine Meizel is a graduate student in Ethnomusicology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she also recently received her D.M.A. in vocal performance.
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