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Mark A. Harbold, Ph.D.

Professor of Music

Elmhurst College

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2017-2018 Sabbatical, Faculty Exchange & Fulbright-Nehru Project

  • I am off-campus this year, pursuing a sabbatical project and carrying out my Fulbright-Nehru grant proposal, Collaboration in Teaching and Learning Music in South India, as a visiting professor at Madras Christian College in Chennai, India.

2016-2017 Course Web Sites

  • 2017 J-Term in India—The Religions & Peoples of India (UMAIE T4787) January 1-26—A month-long course in India (Chennai, Madurai, Thanjavur, Tiruvaiyaru, Pondicherry, Mahabalipuram, Aurangabad, Delhi, and Agra) led by Elmhurst Professors Mladen Turk & Mark Harbold
  • 2016 J-Term in India!From the Big Temples to the Silver Screen: The Music of South India (MUS 492/495) January 6-30—Three weeks in South India working with Indian musicians and scholars, visiting historic, religious, and cultural sites in Bengaluru, Belur, Chennai, Mamallapuram, Pondicherry, Thanjavur, Tiruvaiyaru, & Thillaisthanam. Led by Elmhurst Professor Mark Harbold, Pt. Nagarajrao Havaldar (in Bengaluru), and Madras Christian College faculty coordinator, Professor Suri Purushotham.

2012-2015 Course Web Sites

  • 2013 J-Term in India!—Indian Art & Music (UMAIE T3911)—26 days in India working with Indian artists, musicians, teachers, and students. Visits to Chennai, Mamallapuram, Thanjavur, Tiruvaiyaru, Madurai, Aurangabad, Ajanta, Ellora, Delhi & Agra. Planned by Dr. Mark Harbold and led by Elmhurst Professors Lynn Hill and Gurram Gopal.

2009-2010 Faculty Exchange & Sabbatical

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Contact Information


Dr. Mark Harbold
Music Department
Elmhurst College
190 S. Prospect Ave. 
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Office Irion 113
Email markh@elmhurst.edu
Phone 630.617.3521
Fax 630.617.3738

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  Photo at top: Mark Harbold (front) with Virginia Dixon at the home of artist Thiruvaiyaru Balaji in Tiruvaiyaru, India, January 2015.

  Border & horizontal rules—details from photo of a tanpura neck.

  Page created by Mark Harbold 12/11/00—last updated 9/27/17.