Prof. Dr. Christine Dettmann

Christine Dettmann studied music and philosophy before she specialized in ethnomusicology. Her PhD focused on local Brazilian musicians in Lisbon. From 2010-13, she was part of the interdisciplinary project “The Angolan Roots of Capoeira: Transatlantic Links of a Globalised Performing Art”, at the University of Essex (UK), which included fieldwork stays in southwestern Angola. Since 2014, she is professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich (Germany), engaged in widening the musical horizons of future musicians and music pedagogues of Western classical music.