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Bethany Cencer (Ph.D. candidate in Music History/Theory, DMA candidate in Harpsichord Performance) Selected for National Fellowship

April 5, 2013

Bethany Cencer head shotBethany Cencer (Ph.D. candidate in Music History/Theory, DMA candidate in Harpsichord Performance) was awarded a Kanner Fellowship in British Studies by the UCLA Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies. The award supports three months of research at the UCLA William Andrews Clark Memorial Library during the 2013-14 academic year.

The fellowship is open to both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral scholars conducting research in any area pertaining to British history and culture, and is given to one or two scholars per granting period. Bethany is the first musicologist to have received this prestigious award.

At the Clark Library, she will examine manuscripts and rare books pertaining to her dissertation, “Wine, Ritual, and Brotherhood: Masculinity and English Partsong Societies, 1690–1800.” The Kanner Fellowship will provide Bethany with access to important music and non-music primary sources including song anthologies, prefaces to psalters, vocal treatises, sermons, religious tracts, and courtesy books.

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