Graduate Student (1st Year)
Destiny Meadows (first-year graduate student) holds a master’s degree in musicology from the University of Miami, where her research centered on music and advocacy at the height of United States HIV/AIDS epidemic and gender and sexuality in jazz communities. She received her bachelor’s degree from Furman University in clarinet performance, where she was active in orchestras and chamber groups throughout the Charleston and Greenville areas. She has presented research at the 2021 International Music, Sound, and Trauma: Interdisciplinary Perspectives conference, the Harvard Graduate Music Forum, and the Southeast Chapter of the American Musicological Society. Her current interests include musical materiality and ephemera of the Eastern Bloc, and the music of new religious movements in the US.