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Esther Morgan-Ellis

Esther Morgan-Ellis is associate professor of music history at the University of North Georgia, where she also directs the orchestra and coaches the old-time string band. Dr. Morgan-Ellis studies American participatory music traditions of the past and present. She is the author of Everybody Sing! Community Singing in the American Picture Palace (2018), author/editor of the textbook Resonances: Engaging Music in Its Cultural Context (2020), and co-editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Community Singing.