Graduate Student Alumna Alonso-Minutti Awarded the Ruth A. Solie Prize
American Musicological Society
UC Davis music graduate student alumna Ana R. Alonso-Minutti received the 2019 Ruth A. Solie Award for the volume Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America, which she co-edited with Eduardo Herrera and Alejandro Madrid. Alonso-Minutti is an Associate Professor of Music, faculty affiliate of the Latin American and Iberian Institute, and research associate of the Southwest Hispanic Research Institute at the University of New Mexico.
The Ruth A. Solie Award honors each year a collection of musicological essays of exceptional merit published during the previous year (2019) in any language and in any country and edited by a scholar or scholars, one of whom is a member of the AMS or citizen or permanent resident of Canada or the United States. The prize was established to honor the editor of Musicology and Difference: Gender and Sexuality in Music Scholarship (University of California Press, 1995), a field-defining and field-changing book, the award acknowledges the value of the individual authors’ contributions to the collection while recognizing the central role of the editor(s) in conceiving and shaping the whole.