Credentials: Assistant Director
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1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Andrea Fowler serves the Center for South Asia as Assistant Director, coordinating Outreach Programming, FLAS for CSA and SASLI, and serving as the Conference Coordinator for the Annual Conference on South Asia. She earned her Ph.D. in Musicology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, completing her dissertation on composer Julius Eastman. She also holds an MM in Musicology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance, an MA in Vocal Performance from Truman State University, and a BS in Music Education from Missouri Western State University. She also works as an instructor at the Annual Summer Music Clinic at UW-Madison. Prior to her role as CSA Assistant Director, she served as a Program Assistant at the Center for South Asia and a Teaching Assistant at the Mead Witter School of Music. Past research collaborations include public outreach concerts with Sound Out Loud and Madison Public Philosophy and presenting at the inaugural LunART Women’s Music Festival in Madison. Recent research presentations include Creative Imperatives at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and the College Music Society Great Lakes Regional Conference. Andrea Fowler is a member of the American Musicological Society, Society for American Music, College Music Society, Sigma Alpha Iota, and Pi Kappa Lambda. She has presented her research at national and regional conferences. Areas of research interest include minimalism, American experimental traditions as translations of world musics, film music, and wide variety of topics concerning music and race. During her Kansas City years, Andrea maintained a large private voice studio, and served as a choral accompanist, program annotator for Bach Aria Soloists, and classical music features intern for The Kansas City Star.