David Paul Nelson

Adjunct Associate Professor of Music

Music Studios, 202

Adjunct Associate Professor, Global South Asian Studies


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BA Kalamazoo College
MFA California Institute of Arts
PHD Wesleyan University

David Paul Nelson

I am interested in digitization of historic recordings of South Indian music, particularly video recordings when available. I am also undertaking a self-study of jazz harmony on the piano, a study that has gone on for the last two years.

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Spring 2024
MUSC 212 - 01
South Indian Music: Solkattu

MUSC 433 - 01
South Indian Music--Percussion

MUSC 463 - 01
Teaching Music to Children

Fall 2024
MUSC 110 - 01
Intro to South Indian Music

MUSC 433 - 01
South Indian Music--Percussion