André de Quadros
Professor of Music, Music Education; Affiliate faculty, African Studies Center, Center for the Study of Asia, Global Health Initiative, and the Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations | email@example.com | 617.353.3357
Room 256, 855 Commonwealth Avenue
BA, University of Bombay; Diploma of Humanities, La Trobe University; Graduate Diploma in Movement and Dance, University of Melbourne; Graduate Diploma in Music, Victorian College of the Arts; MEd, La Trobe University; Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Monash University; graduate studies at Universität Mozarteum. He studied violin with Adrian de Mello and conducting with Joachim Buehler and Robert Rosen. DAAD scholarship 1979–1980 for study at the Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg. He has held several leadership positions at Boston University including: Chairman, Department of Music Education; Chair, Department of Music, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; Director of the School of Music; and Artistic Director of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. He is chairman of the Board of ALEA III Contemporary Music Ensemble and a board member of Project STEP and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra. He is Advisor to the Board of the International Federation for Choral Music, Artistic Director of the Aswatuna—Arab Choral Festival, Artistic Director of the Tomohon International Choir Competition, Indonesia. He is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of Educational Inquiry and is general editor of the Carmina Mundi series published by Carus Verlag, Germany. He is the editor of the following choral series: Music of Asia and the Pacific; Cantemus; and Salamu Aleikum – Choral Music of the Muslim World published by Earthsongs, and Songs of the World published by Hinshaw Music. Conducting engagements of note include Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Prokofiev Symphony Orchestra (Ukraine), National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Baden-Baden Orchester, Shiki Daikunokai Choir and Orchestra (Japan), Penang State Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (Malaysia), Sofia National Philharmonic Orchestra (Bulgaria) and Kaunas State Philharmonic Choir (Lithuania), Tanglewood Institute Young Artists Orchestra and Massachusetts All-State Chorus. Invited presentations include American Orff Schulwerk Association (Philadelphia), World Symposium of Choral Music (Vancouver), Deutscher Sängerbund (Würzburg), and the National Choral Seminar (Singapore). His awards include Monash University Vice-Chancellor and President’s Special Commendation for Distinguished Teaching. He is an Accredited Teacher, SEDA (UK) and his prior university appointments include being Associate Professor and Director of Music Performance at Monash University School of Music—Conservatorium, Australia. He is also former Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Festival of Choirs. His research interests include cross-cultural studies, post-colonial choral music, multicultural music education and music and public health.