Andrea Shaheen Espinosa, D.M.A.
Ethnomusicology and Oboe
Dr. Andrea Shaheen Espinosa is Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology and Oboe at the University of Texas, El Paso, and currently serves as the Musicology Area Coordinator for the Department of Music. She is the founder and director of the UTEP’s internationally recognized Middle Eastern music ensemble, Layali Al-Sham. She is a Fulbright Fellow, a FLAS recipient, and a Medici Scholar, and is currently serving as the Dean’s Faculty Fellow for the UTEP College of Liberal Arts. She is an active member of the Society for Ethnomusicology, the Middle East Studies Association, the Latin American Studies Association, and the International Double Reed Society. Her current research focuses on music, migration, and trauma, and her recent publications include articles in The Double Reed, Cahiers d’ethnomusicologie, and Yearbook for Traditional Music. As a symphonic oboist, Dr. Shaheen Espinosa maintains an international performance schedule and is a member of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra.
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