Bethany Collier

Bethany Collier

Associate Professor of Music
Music Department Chair
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About Bethany Collier

Director of Bucknell Gamelan Ensemble

A specialist in the area of Indonesian culture, Bethany Collier's interests include the representation of "Chineseness" in contemporary Balinese performance and intersections of Balinese performance, ritual and politics. An active researcher, performer and proponent of gamelan music, she is recipient of several international research grants, including Fulbright-Hays and FLAS fellowships.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Musicology, Cornell University
  • M.A. in Musicology, Cornell University
  • B.A. with Honors, College of the Holy Cross

Teaching Interests

  • ethnomusicology

Further Information

Contact Details


Sigfried Weis Music Building