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We are delighted to announce that Professor Marina Frolova-Walker has been elected to a Corresponding Membership of the American Musicological Society at its Annual Meeting, held in New Orleans last week.

Honorary and Corresponding Members of the AMS are those scholars 'who have made outstanding contributions to furthering its stated object and whom the Society wishes to honor'.

Professor Frolova-Walker, FBA, is Professor of Music History and a Fellow of Clare College, where she is also Director of Studies in Music. She is the author of Russian Music and Nationalism from Glinka to Stalin (Yale, 2007), and Stalin’s Music Prize: Soviet Culture and Politics (Yale, 2016); co-author (with Jonathan Walker) of Music and Soviet Power, 1917–32 (Boydell, 2012); editor of Rimsky-Korsakov and His World (Princeton, 2018), and co-editor (with Patrick Zuk) of Russian Music after 1917: Reappraisal and Rediscovery (Oxford, 2017). In 2015 she was awarded the Edward J. Dent Medal by the Royal Musical Association for ‘outstanding contribution to musicology’, and from 2019-2023 she is Gresham Professor of Music. Professor Frolova-Walker is also a regular contributor to BBC Radio 3 and a reviewer for Gramophone magazine.


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