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Dr. Mellonee V. Burnim

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Professor and Director

Ethnomusicology Institute
Phone: (812) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: b***@***.edu
Ethnomusicology
504 N Fess Ave
Bloomington, Indiana 47408
United States

Company Description: The mission of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) is to promote the research, study, and performance of music in all historical periods and cultural...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    Ethnomusicology
  • Faculty Fellow
    Institute for Sacred Music at Yale University

Education

  • Department of Folklore
    Ethnomusicology Institute
  • Ph.D. , ethnomusicology
    Indiana University
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Web References
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Dr. Mellonee Burnim - Professor & Director of the Ethnomusicology Institute, Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
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Image from video © Mellonee Burnim.
This tape series from 1979 features performances of African American gospel music in two very distinct settings-Grace Apostolic Church in Indianapolis, Indiana and St. James United Methodist Church in Teague, Texas, the hometown of the collector, Mellonee Burnim. These video materials formed the basis of Burnim's 1980 dissertation entitled "The Black Gospel Music Tradition: Symbol of Ethnicity" (Indiana University). This study reveals areas of consonance and dissonance in gospel music as it is performed in churches of different sizes, geographical contexts, and denominations.
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Mellonee Burnim is a professor in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Director of the Ethnomusicology Institute, and adjunct professor in the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies at Indiana University. Her area of specialization is African American music with a particular emphasis on gospel music. She is a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of North Texas and was selected as the first Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Ethnomusicology and Ritual Studies at the Yale Institute for Sacred Music in 2004. As a performer-scholar Burnim has done fieldwork and led workshops on African American religious music across the United States, as well as in Cuba, Liberia, and Malawi. She has also served as director of church choirs of various denominations in both rural and urban settings in the United States. Her writings on African American religious music and theoretical issues in ethnomusicology appear in a number of edited volumes and journals, including Ethnomusicology, The Western Journal of Black Studies, and the Music Educator's Journal, among others. Burnim is co-editor with Portia Maultsby of African American Music: An Introduction (Routledge Press, 2006).
NMAAM.com | National Museum of African American Music - Leadership
nmaam.com, 27 Nov 2012 [cached]
Dr. Mellonee Burnim Professor & Director of the Ethnomusicology Institute Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Mellonee Burnim is a professor and Director of the Ethnomusicology Institute in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University-Bloomington, where she is also adjunct professor of African American and African Diaspora Studies, American Studies, and African Studies. Dr. Burnim's research centers on African American religious music, the music of the African diaspora and African American music aesthetics. As a performer-scholar, she has combined her expertise in choral music, piano, and ethnomusicology to establish an international forum for her work. In 2004, she was named the first Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Ethnomusicology and Ritual Studies at the Institute for Sacred Music at Yale University. She is also a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of North Texas. She is co-editor of African American Music: An Introduction, (Routledge, 2006) and co-editor of the Illinois Press Series, African American Music in Global Perspective. She received her M.M. in ethnomusicology from the University of Wisconsin and Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from Indiana University.
Mellonee Burnim, ...
www.ethnomusicology.org, 16 Sept 2012 [cached]
Mellonee Burnim, Co-Chair Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology Indiana University 504 N. Fess 203 Bloomington, IN 47408 Phone: 812-855-4258 Email: burnim@indiana.edu
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Mellonee Burnim, Chair Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology 504 N. Fess
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According to Mellonee Burnim, who teaches African-American religious music at Indiana University. This sim google has a winning balance from your fingers and walk away from wanting a cigarette. Details of the incident have not been confirmed by Princeton Township Police or the University Medical Center at Princeton, but Nava said in an interview Friday evening that he was walking from a borrowed car to the house of a boy he is mentoring when he was stopped by a man dressed in black and wearing a ski cap.
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