Graduate Student (1st Year)

Genevieve Palmer is a Raleigh/Durham native holding a bachelor’s degree in Music Performance (concentration in Jazz Studies, Double Bass) from UNC-Greensboro. While completing their performance degree, Palmer became interested in Black contributions in the popular music of the United States and Latin America; their primary interest is currently in the field of Ethnomusicology with a focus in Sub-Saharan West African influence on Pan-American musics. Palmer has studied and performed a variety of music from the Caribbean, Brazil, and the United States, as well as Balinese Gamelan and Western Classical Music.