Presentation on theme: "AKIN EUBA EDUCATION Akin Euba studied at the Trinity College of Music, London, and from there received Fellowship diplomas (FTCL) in piano and in composition."— Presentation transcript:
AKIN EUBA EDUCATION Akin Euba studied at the Trinity College of Music, London, and from there received Fellowship diplomas (FTCL) in piano and in composition. He also studied at the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., M.A.) and at the University of Ghana, Legon (Ph.D.).
Music teachers His composition teachers were Arnold Cooke, Roy Harris and Roy Travis (who supervised his M.A. thesis), while his teachers in ethnomusicology include Mantle Hood, Charles Seeger, J.H. Kwabena Nketia (who supervised his doctoral work) and Klaus Wachsmann.
Career He has held positions as Head of Music and Music Research of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (now Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria), as Senior Research Fellow/Senior Lecturer at the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and as Professor and Director of the Centre for Cultural Studies, University of Lagos.
Career continued From 1986 to 1991 He was a research scholar at the University of Bayreuth Germany and spent the Spring Semester of 1993 as Visiting Andrew Mellow Professor of Music at the University of Pittsburgh. He was the Director of the Centre for Intercultural Music Arts, London, and the Secretary General of the Commonwealth Music Association.
Scholarly interests My scholarly interests include the musicology and ethnomusicology of modern interculturalism (in which non Western ideas are brought into the mainstream of international practice) and the methodology that enables the analyst to proceed to synthesis (creative musicology) and the synthesist analysis (auto musicology).