Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Emeritus
Mark Slobin is the Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Emeritus at Wesleyan University and the author or editor of many books, on Afghanistan and Central Asia, eastern European Jewish music, film music, American music, and ethnomusicology theory, two of which have received the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award: Fiddler on the Move: Exploring the Klezmer World and Tenement Songs: Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants. He has been President of the Society for Ethnomusicology and the Society for Asian Music. He is a Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He retired in 2016 after 45 years at Wesleyan and lives in Manhattan.
Tenement Songs: Popular Music of the Jewish Immigrants
Chosen Voices: The Story of the American Cantorate
Fiddler on the Move: Exploring the Klezmer World
Subcultural Sounds: Micromusics of the West
Motor City Music: A Detroiter Looks Back
American Klezmer: its Roots and Offshoots