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Kwasi Ampene

Director, Center for World Performance Studies
Associate Professor, Afroamerican and African Studies
Associate Professor, School of Music, Theatre and Dance

  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from the University of Pittsburgh
    • Master of Music Theory from West Virginia University
    • General Diploma of Music from the University of Ghana
  • Awards
    • Martin Luther King, Jr., César Chavez, Rosa Parks Visiting Professorship, University of Michigan, 2010
    • CACMA Certificate of Appreciation (award shared with two others) for the Ethnomusicology Program in the University of Colorado College of Music, 2003
    • Community Builder Brick Appreciation Award, by the University of Colorado Building Community Campaign Committee, 2002

      Detailed award information on CV.
  • Grants
    • The Anschutz Foundation, 2010
    • The Colorado Trust, 2010
    • Tomadachi Foundation, 2010
    • The Cowry Capital Group, 2010
    • Roser Grant for Visiting Artists, 2009
    • President’s Fund for the Humanities, 2009
    • GCAH/CHA Research Grant, 2009
    • President’s Fund for the Humanities, 2008
    • Diversity and Excellence Award, 2008

      Detailed grant information on CV.