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Mark A. Harbold, Ph.D.

Professor of Music

Elmhurst College

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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 were spent working with Indian musicians, teachers, and students and visiting historic, religious, and cultural sites in Bengaluru, Chennai, Mamallapuram, Thanjavur, Tiruvaiyaru, & Thillaisthanam. The course was led by Elmhurst Professor Mark Harbold and by our Madras Christian College faculty coordinator, Professor Suri Purushotham. This experience offered rich, profound encounters with South Indian music and the historic, religious, classical, folk, and popular contexts in which this art grew and still flourishes

2012-2015 Course Web Sites

  • See what we did for the 2013 J-Term in India!—Indian Art & Music (UMAIE T3911)—A 26-day course in India to work with Indian artists, musicians, teachers, and students. Visits to Chennai, Mamallapuram, Thanjavur, Tiruvaiyaru, Madurai, Aurangabad, Ajanta, Ellora, Delhi & Agra was planned by Dr. Mark Harbold and led by Elmhurst Professors Lynn Hill and Gurram Gopal.

2009-2010 Faculty Exchange & Sabbatical

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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 2/08/17.