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Graduate Student (2nd Year)

Sarah Lindmark holds a master’s degree in Musicology from the University of California Irvine, where her research focused primarily on theories of allusion in popular music and the mainstream hip hop music video. She has worked for the Cabrillo Festival for Contemporary Music under conductor Marin Alsop, reported on the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival for the New York Public Radio show New Sounds, and has presented her work at conferences such as the German Society for Popular Music Conference in Oldenburg, Germany, the Annual Plenary of the Society for Musicology in Ireland, and at the Popular Music, Popular Movements Conference at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She has received awards including the Holmes Fellowship, the Leo Freedman Fellowship, the Plantronics Creativity and Innovation Scholarship, and the Barati Cello Scholarship. Her current research interests include timbral studies, beat-making and production techniques, and the history of music technology.

Email: lindmark@live.unc.edu
Office: 221 Hill Hall