Ulrike Präger

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Ulrike, born in Munich, holds a diploma in voice from the Mozarteum, Salzburg and a Master in Music and Dance Education from the Mozarteum’s Carl Orff Institute. She was a faculty member of the University of Münster, Germany, where she taught voice in combination with movement and scene. Ulrike is a doctoral candidate in Ethnomusicology at Boston University, where as a Teaching Fellow she teaches the course “Music and Culture.” Ulrike’s research interests include seventeenth and eighteenth-century vocal pedagogy and music and displacement in Eastern Europe, focusing on the music of Germans expelled from Bohemia, Moravia, and Sudetensilesia. Ulrike has presented her research at the International Doctoral Workshop “Ethnomusicological Research Today” in Hanover, Germany and the meeting of the Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology, where she was awarded the James Koetting prize for best graduate-student paper. She recently presented at the international conference of the European University Institute “Music and Imagined Communities” in Florence, Italy and at the international conference in Prague on “German-Czech Music Relations between the two World Wars.” Ulrike is also an active performer and appears as a soprano soloist and chorister with ensembles throughout Europe and the United States, such as Cappella Amsterdam, the Nederlandse Bachvereniging (The Netherlands), and Cambridge Concentus.