Otto Stuparitz

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Otto Stuparitz is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research has focused on the meaning of value in musical contexts. His masters' paper considered the religious, economic, ethnic, and social value of Balinese gamelan gong kebyar and gender wayang pedagogies. His dissertation explores the history and contemporary practice of Indonesian jazz. Otto has been the editor of Ethnomusicology Review and is an active musician playing in various gamelan ensembles and styles, fusion projects, and intercultural improvisation ensembles.