Tuesday, June 14, 2016


We welcome the 2016 recipients of the Frederick B. Artz Summer Research Grant:

Irina Muresanu, Assistant Professor, violin faculty, University of Maryland
          In-depth study of the etude books written by French pedagogues in the 18th and 19th century and their impact on teaching modern violin technique (Oberlin Conservatory of Music Herbert K. Goodkind Collection and related materials)

Oran Kennedy, Doctoral Student, Leiden University, Netherlands
         “Beacons of Freedom: Slave Refugees in the Northern States and Canada, 1800-1860”

Joseph Yannielli, Postdoctoral Associate, Princeton University        

               “The Mendi Mission: Africa and the American Abolition of Slavery”