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Ron Dunn

FULL-TIME FACULTY
408.864.8818
A33
Monday/Wednesday, 11:30-12:20; Tuesday/Thursday 10:45-11:0 . Other times by appointment

 

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Guitar, world music
BA, UCSD, 1993; Florida State University, MM Ethnomusicology, 1997
Ronald Dunn holds a BA degree in Music from UC San Diego, and an MM in Ethnomusicology from Florida State University. His major instrument is the guitar. In the area of ethnomusicology, his interests include music of coastal and highland Peru, as well as southeast Asia. He performed on guitar, charango and siku for several years with Aconcagua, Florida State University's Andean ensemble. Dunn's Master's thesis focused on the music of the marimba in Tijuana, Mexico, where he conducted fieldwork, documenting and analyzing the interfaces of tourism, technology and tradition in the practice of this important art. Mr. Dunn is a contributing author in the Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, Vol. 2: Locations,  published by Continuum International Publishing.

Dunn joined the music department during the fall 2001 term as the department specialist in world music and guitar. He directs the guitar program and teaches Introduction to Music courses: Western Culture (Music 1A); World Music in America (Music 1C), Latin America and the Caribbean (Music 1E), and Beginning/Intermediate African and African-influenced Percussion (Music 58).

Fall 2017
CRN Course Title
22929 MUSI-001C-01 Introduction to Music: World Music in America
22932 MUSI-014A-01 Classical Guitar I
22935 MUSI-014B-01 Classical Guitar II
22942 MUSI-016A-01L Beginning Acoustic Guitar
23608 MUSI-016B-01L Jazz, Blues and Popular Guitar
24536 MUSI-077.-66R Special Projects in Music
Summer 2017
No classes found for Summer 2017.




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Last Updated: 9/29/16