Elisabeth Le Guin

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As a cellist, founding member of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and the Artaria String Quartet; in about 40 recordings on labels large and small. As an academic, author of Boccherini's Body: An Essay in Carnal Musicology (2006) and The Tonadilla in Performance: Lyric Comedy in Enlightenment Spain (2014); recipient of grant support from the ACLS, the UC Presidents' Research Fund, the Institute for International Education (Fulbright program), UCLA's International Institute, and the UCHRI California Consortium. As a pedagogue, long-time Undergraduate Adviser for the Department of Musicology; re-started UCLA's long-defunct Early Music Ensemble in 2009; served two terms as Study Center Director for the UC Education Abroad Program in Mexico City. As an activist, a member of the taller de son jarocho at the Centro Cultural de México in Santa Ana, CA.