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“Successful students tend to be the ones that are interested in stuff. They make a habit of being curious about things. They wonder about why things are the way they are and why they aren’t a different way.“
– Jeremy Grimshaw
Jeremy Grimshaw, associate dean in the College of Fine Arts and Communications, received his PhD in musicology, along with a certificate in world music, from the Eastman School of Music. He performs, researches and teaches about various kinds of music, with emphases in American experimental music and Balinese gamelan. He directs Gamelan Bintang Wahyu, BYU’s Balinese percussion orchestra, and coordinates world music activities and events in the School of Music. He is also the Associate Director of undergraduate studies in the School of Music.
He is the author of two books, “The Island of Bali is Littered with Prayers” (Mormon Artists Group, 2010) and “Draw a Straight Line and Follow It: The Music and Mysticism of La Monte Young” (Oxford University Press, 2011), as well as numerous articles in various scholarly journals and general-audience media.
MA, PhD, musicology, Eastman School of Music, 2005 BM Music, percussion performance, University of Utah, 1998