Jake Johnson Ep. 297 The Cultural Hall

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Dr. Jake Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Musicology at the Wanda L. Bass School of Music. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music history, and frequently serves as a vocal coach, musical director, and collaborative pianist both on and off campus.

As a scholar of American music and culture, he works primarily to understand how communities in the nation’s margins use music, sound, and voice to identify as American. His first book, Mormons, Musical Theater, and Belonging in America , evaluates how Mormons frame their religious identity by, and perform a unique theology through, conventions of American musical theater.

410 episodes available. A new episode about every 4 days averaging 54 mins duration .